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Guide to this website


If you are having problems finding your way around this website hopefully the guide below will help you find what you are looking for.

Website Guide


Welcome to the official site of the Bowling League of Ireland and the Ladies Bowling League of Ireland.

Irish Lawn Bowls is the combination of the Bowling League of Ireland (BLI) and the Ladies Bowling League of Ireland (LBLI), the governing body for Lawn Bowls in the Republic of Ireland. The game is fast growing with clubs now in the following counties: Cork, Dublin, Kildare, Limerick, Meath, Offaly, Sligo, Waterford, and Wicklow. There are however many other counties where clubs are in the process of being formed.

Lawn bowls is a sport for all ages with competitors aged from under 10 to almost 100 currently playing in BLI/LBLI affiliated clubs. 

If you are new to the sport of bowls and want to find out how to play the game have a look at the following link which will help you find out how to play.

Link to How to Bowl


Map of Bowling Clubs within the BLI / LBLI 

Click on the “view larger map” button at the top right of picture for more details.  Note the details are what the individual club has put on Google and may not always be a 100% correct.  

A full list of BLI Member clubs together with their website details can be found at

BLI Clubs 

For club addresses and Secretary Details see

Club Secretaries

Welcome to the BLI / LBLI Blog

Here will be posted various notice that we want to bring to your attention

Millane Cup Semi Final

The Semi-Finals of the Millane Cup will take place in Blackrock bowling club on Friday July 5th at 6pm.

Whites/Club Colours to be worn by players

Players should report at 5.45 for cards and stickers.

Best of luck to all

Stephen Millane

BLI Comp Sec

BLI Assistant Secretary Vacancy

At the May BLI Council meeting Charlie Lynch of the Blackrock Bowling Club was appointed Honorary Secretary of the BLI on the recommendation of the President and endorsed unanimously by the delegates.
The President praised the contribution of the new secretary and appealed to delegates to ask their clubs to put someone forward for the vacant position of Assistant Honorary Secretary.
Ciaran Ryan – President BLI