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Our International President Bob and his wife Lion Dianne will visit 105I on the 14 - 17 April and on 25 - 27 April. During their 14 - 17 April visit they will be based in the Dunadry Hotel, Antrim. During their 25 - 27 April visit they will be based in The Grand Hotel Malahide. If you wish to meet with our distinguished guests and welcome them to our District a social Meet and Greet opportunity with the International President will take place in the Dunadry Hotel at 11.00am on 15 April and in the Grand Hotel at 07.30pm on 25 April. This is an opportunity to meet and extend a traditional 105I welcome to our distinguished guests. 2nd Vice District Governor Elect, Bernard Black is coordinating events for their Easter visit and I will coordinate events for their Dublin visit. Programmes for each visit are attached. (Click on photo) Yours in Lionism, Paul. DG
New ASIST Video
This video on Lions' involvement with ASIST courses in Ireland was recorded in Longford and is now on the Lions Club International website. It is a very useful tool in promoting Suicide Awareness and the involvement of Lions Clubs across the District. You can also watch it on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNgGrm6dpAw Thanks to the District Suicide awareness officer, PDG Pat Connolly and all who participated in making the video.
Well done Wexford Lions.....................Click
We had great fun celebrating the 100th birthday of Wexford's St Patrick's Day parade. Our Lion was a huge hit with the crowd. He's quite friendly but we had him caged just in case he nabbed a few new members along the route.
Recently, Lions from all over Ireland and further afield gathered in the Keadeen Hotel , Newbridge for their annual Convention. The Convention was opened by An Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD. Our International Guests were Past International Director Judge Haines H. Townsend and his wife Donna. The Convention was chaired by our District Governor Paul Allen. Our hosts, Newbridge-Kildare Lions Club worked tirelessly to ensure that all present had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend.
Proposed Zone Alterations - Click on illustration for Interactive Map.
The DGT are committed to full consultation and offer the opportunity for all members to play a full part in the process of modernising and streamlining the way in which the structure of Zones within District 105I/133 operates. Clubs are invited to respond to the proposals herein by returning the enclosed proforma to the DG (paulanthonyallen@gmail.com) by 31st March 2017.
Bill Gates describes his partnership with Lions Clubs in preventing blinding diseases.
Short vido - click on photo
Lions Club Ireland and Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind launch their 3 year partnership
Click for article and photos of What Lions Club Ireland and Irish Guide Dogs want to achieve together:
Click on image for a slideshow of submitted photos. Modify the size and speed by clicking appropriate icons.
Clubs are invited to submit photos (with captions please) or notices for inclusion here.
Message In A Bottle Message in a Bottle Project
Click on the photo for video! or contact Michael Clince +353 1 8358124 [michael@ptarmiganaviation.ie]

 

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The forgotten refugee children
I believe that the initiative being undertaken here offers the best opportunity for effective action to support children in The Lebanon and Turkey, while at the same time putting rescue boats to use in the Aegean Sea. (Click on photo for presentation. PDG Terence Mangan LCIF Coordinator 105-I 0862 455 445)
One for Ireland
Following the presentation to Convention by Conor Clancy of 'One for Ireland', all Clubs in RoI are invited to participate in this fund-raising project which seeks to raise €1m for Youth Mental Health charities. Our principal involvement will be to visit participating retailers in advance of, and during the campaign, which runs from 28th April to 1st May, to ensure that promotional materials are in place and that staff are briefed. A detailed brief and a list of participating stores will be circulated closer to the date. In the meantime, Conor has asked Lions to: · Connect with One for Ireland on social media on Facebook and Twitter · Ask any retailers with whom they have a connection to be a part of the campaign by emailing conor@oneforireland.ie

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