1st International Virtual Women's Grand Prix - (2021) Weightlifting Ireland are excited to announce we have entered 15 female athletes into the 1st International Virtual Women's Grand Prix! Athletes from six different affiliated clubs across the country expressed interest. It was great to see so many female athletes express interest to compete from Ulster, Leinster [...]
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Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme 2021 is now open for applications! Sports clubs operating within the administrative area of Dublin City Council and affiliated to a National Governing Body are invited to apply for financial assistance from the Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme (4-21 years of age). This is [...]
2021 Registered Competition Coach | Weightlifting Ireland We appreciate and understand that this is a difficult time for all coaches & athletes. Our priority is your safety and wellbeing. Weightlifting Ireland (WI) remains fully compliant with all Department of Health and HSE recommendations around Covid-19. Weightlifting Ireland is working closely with Sport Ireland and as soon as [...]
International Competitions: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the international competition calendar remains uncertain. We ask you to keep an eye on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) websites for the most recent updates. We appreciate and understand that this is a difficult time for all athletes. Our priority is your safety [...]
The Weightlifting Ireland Board are totally in agreement with the following statement recently published by the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) in relation to the recent events within the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). For more information please contact [email protected] read the full statement below: Statement from the European Weightlifting Federation The executive board of The European [...]
Dates: 23rd November – 31st December (6 weeks) Venue: Online - Male Results / (FINAL) Female Results / (FINAL) - Female [-55kg to -71kg] | (Video Results) Female [-76kg to 87kg+] | (Video Results) Male [-55kg to -81kg] | (Video Results) Male [-89kg to -109kg] | (Video Results) - The best lifters for the competition [...]
The Weightlifting Ireland Board have come together to prepare the following statement in relation to the recent events within the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Please read the full statement below: For more information please contact [email protected]
Weightlifting Ireland will be running a development squad session for Youth (U17), Junior (U20) and U23 athletes in the coming months. As we have been unable to run competitions for athletes in these age groups for more than half a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that some athletes may warrant inclusion in [...]
Date: October 12, 2020 - October 18, 2020 Fit For All is a national initiative aimed at increasing awareness among people with disabilities, families/carers and disability services on the benefits of regular exercise, healthy lifestyles and opportunities to participate within the local community. Fit For All also aims to increase awareness and build the capacity of leisure & fitness [...]
Please see NEW "Return to Training Protocols (COVID-19)" for Weightlifting Ireland affiliated clubs and members. This document will be the template going forward with regular review. Read the full document here: https://weightliftingireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Back-to-Training-COVID-19-29th-June-Draft-2-.pdf "Returning to Volunteering Safely" document here: https://www.volunteer.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Returning-to-Volunteering-Safely.pdf All policies and produces can be found in the "Policies" section on our website here: https://weightliftingireland.com/policies/ [...]