Who are we?

Our Vision

Weightlifting Ireland is an athlete-centred organisation, committed to the promotion of all forms of Olympic Weightlifting in Ireland. Our brief spans participation events, at all levels and ages, including underage, senior and masters, with athlete welfare as a primary concern.

We have a commitment to enhancing our coaching structure to support athletes of all abilities, with a particular emphasis on the development level and progressing to performance level. We want to ensure that our administrative structures are efficient, responsive to our members and managed in line with the best principles of good governance.

Our Values

  • Being athlete centred from our youngest to our oldest, from those who show development promise to those already competing internationally and those who join recreationally.
  • Being transparent and responsible in our governance, our coaching, our competitions and in our promotion of athlete safety and welfare. 
  • Being visionary in the development of partnerships, in educational and physical activity programmes, showing leadership in our sport and in society.
  • Being system-focused in incorporating excellence, integrity and collaboration across the organisation.