Welcome to Bantry Bay Lions Club

Bantry Bay Lions Club meets at 1900hrs on the 2nd Thursday of the month at Bantry Tourist Office.

The next meeting is on the third Thursday in May, the 17th at the usual time of 1900hrs

Little Steps Support Group

Submitted by bbl_admin on Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:06

“Little Steps” is a peer support group for families bereaved by suicide

It meets on the first Monday of every month (except Bank Holidays) from 6.30 to 8.30pm at the New You on Marino Street in Bantry.

Call Nora at 087-7905053 or Adrienne at 087-6599526 for more information or to advise of your attendance. 

Go here for the full information

Lions Diabetes Screening at the National Ploughing Championship 2017

Submitted by francis on Tue, 09/01/2018 - 10:33

Anne O'Regan and Mary O'Regan-Barsum participated in the Lions Diabetes Screening Project at the National Ploughing Championships held in Screggan, County Offaly. 5,976 people were screened, comprising of 3,239 males and 2,737 females.

As a result, 255 males and 152 females were found to be outside the normal ranges and were referred to their GP for follow-up.

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Christmas Food Appeal

Submitted by francis on Tue, 09/01/2018 - 10:06

The Bantry Bay Lions held their annual food appeal at the new SuperValu store in Bantry on December 15, 16 and 17. Non-perishable food items and money were donated to give a total value of €1,886.34, a superb response from the community.

As a result, 36 food hampers were delivered by the Lions Club to the Saint Vincent De Paul organization for distribution to needy families in the local community. Special thanks to Jim O’Keeffe at SuperValu and to Eamonn Maginer and all the excellent SuperValu staff for their help.