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The LBLI and BLI offer their sympathies to the family of Isobel Palmer, IWBA Treasurer who died this morning.  Isobel had been ill for a while but her death was unexpected.

IBA 5 man event

An all-round solid performance by the BLI this weekend, super stuff from Richard Leonard @Shane Leonard Nick Smyth Andy OKeeffe and Stephen Millane

Congratulations to Shay Tyrell and his team for a job well done.

Additional Investment Package 2021

The following letter was received today from Sport Ireland.

Return To Sport Guidance September 20th

Dear Sport Ireland Stakeholder

 Please find attached Guidance note for the Sports Sector in relation to the return to sport from September 20th.

 The note seeks to provide further information on a number of reoccurring themes raised by Sporting Organisations following the recent Government Announcement.

Sporting Organisations should continue to risk assess and take appropriate measures in addressing individual issues in their sport as they arise.

 Sport Ireland would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the significant work and commitment of the Sector throughout the Pandemic and the NGB, High Performance and Participation Units remain available to assist as we transition through the various reopening phases.


Kind Regards

Shane Califf – Director of Governing Bodies  Sport Ireland

Return to sport Guidance

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