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What We Do

These are just some of the projects that
Bray Lions Club have worked on in the recent past

Carers' Weekend

Bray Lions Club have enabled a number of local carers to participate in special carers' weekend trips, during which they can enjoy a break from their caring duties, participate in workshops, and share their experiences with other carers.

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Better Bray Challenge

This project marked the 25th Anniversary of Bray Lions Club and had the objective of enhancing the Bray Community by inviting businesses, voluntary organisations, sports clubs, public bodies and other groups to set themselves a goal for the period May 2012 to March 2013. When such a significant number of participants achieved their goals , the cumulative impact on the Bray Community was most positive.

The endeavours of all participants were recognised by Bray Lions Club at a 'Better Bray Celebration Day' held in May 2013.

You can learn more about this project and see all the participants
by visiting our
Better Bray Website

Bray Clean Sweep

Bray Lions Club began running this project in 2005. Boys and girls from St. Cronan's and St. Patrick's Schools are encouraged to volunteer to help make Bray a cleaner place by collecting litter from the streets of Bray with Bray Lions Club members. The Bray Sea Scouts took part in this event by cleaning the River Dargle. In recent years, nearly 10 tonnes of litter has been collected from around the town.

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Chernobyl Children's Project

For over a decade, Bray Lions Club brought children from the city of Mozyr in Belarus that was badly affected by the Chernobyl disaster, to Ireland. These children were hosted with families in Bray each year, where they experience good food, fresh air and rest and relaxation.

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Circus Visit

When the circus was visiting locally, Bray Lions Club joined forces with Dun Laoghaire Lions Club to bring a group of deserving children from local schools to Fossett's Circus.

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Currach Raffle

Bray Lions Club joined forces with the Galway Lions Club in a project to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race stop-over in Galway.

We organised a raffle for a currach in aid of the Hi-Rez Youth Club, Bray and the Ábalta School for Children with Autism, Galway.

The winner was Fr. Gerry Galvin, Carmelite House, Dublin 2.

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Dance Marathon for Children's Hospitals

In recent years, a set dance marathon has been run in conjunction with the North Wicklow Set Dancers on the Bandstand in Bray during the summer months to raise much needed funds for Our Lady's Children's Hospital in Crumlin. This project has been run in conjunction with a Family Fun Day on Bray Seafront, also run by Bray Lions Club.

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GAA Team Jerseys

In 2005, to express their gratitude for the help that the boys in St. Cronan's School have given to many of the Lions Club's projects, the club sponsored the GAA (Gaelic Football and Hurling) kit for the school.

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Inspirational Sayings Book

One of our members, Lion Jerry Teehan put together a book of Inspirational Sayings which is being sold online to raise funds for our many projects.

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Mambo Canoe Race

In recent years, Bray Lions Club and Bray Sea Scouts have organised a fun canoe race for the all ages and all abilities. The race takes place in June on the River Dargle; starting at the People's Park and finishing up at the harbour. Refreshments and BBQ food follows in the Sailing Club and the Scouts Den.

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School Books for Liberia

Bray Lions Club responds to international causes when the need arises. In October 2006, with the help of the young volunteers of the PAWS Project filled a conatiner of school books and shipped it to Liberia due to an appeal made by the Irish Army.

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Yes We Can !

Lets Get Bray Working

In July '09, Bray Lions Club hosted a public action meeting with the purpose of creating a forum for the people of Bray to discuss ways in which industry could be boosted and jobs could be created and retained locally.

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