Women in Sport Week | (2024)

Women in Sport (WIS) week is taking place March 4th– 10th. The aim of Women in Sport Week is to: Celebrate every women and girl who plays, coaches, officiates, volunteers, works in and leads out on Women in Sport. Promote and highlight the ongoing work of Sport Ireland, NGBs, LSPs and other stakeholders and clubs under [...]

Women in Sport Week | (2024)2024-02-29T16:01:42+00:00

Irish Times / Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year | (2023)

April 2023 awarded goes to Thammy Nguyen! Thammy Nguyen earned her recognition at the European Senior Weightlifting Championships in Armenia. She won a bronze medal and became the first Irish competitor to win a senior medal in the event for Weightlifting Ireland. 🥉 The awards ceremony was hosted today in Dublin's Shelbourne Hotel. Everyone at [...]

Irish Times / Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year | (2023)2023-12-22T18:46:53+00:00

Level 1 Coaching Course | (October – 2023)

Congratulations to all those who attended our most recent Level 1 Coaching Course for 2023. We're very excited with the positive feedback we've received from participants on our most recent coaching courses. With that feedback we have worked hard modifying our L1 courses to increase learning opportunities over the two weekends. We are also very [...]

Level 1 Coaching Course | (October – 2023)2023-12-19T23:00:33+00:00

Clean & Jerk Workshop | (November – 2023)

Congratulations to all those who attended our Clean & Jerk Workshops in November. Certificates of completion have been emailed to all who attended. We're very excited with the positive feedback we've received from participants. We hope to offer many more of these workshops to our community in the new year. If you have no experience [...]

Clean & Jerk Workshop | (November – 2023)2023-12-07T17:16:32+00:00

WADA Prohibited List | (2024)

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2024 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) on the 22nd of September, 2023. WADA also published: the 2024 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes as compared to the 2023 List; and the 2024 Monitoring Program, which includes substances that are not on the [...]

WADA Prohibited List | (2024)2023-10-05T21:49:25+00:00

Transition Year Project/Programme | (2023/2024)

Weightlifting Ireland are seeking expressions of interest from our qualified Level 1 Coaches to deliver our schools partnership programme to Transition Year (TY) students for the 2023/2024 academic year. This programme was introduced in early 2022 as a Women in Sport (WIS) initiative, in conjunction with Sport Ireland (SI) and the Local Sports Partnerships (LSP). [...]

Transition Year Project/Programme | (2023/2024)2023-09-14T20:06:43+00:00

WIS Coaching Scholarship Announcement | (2023)

Weightlifting Ireland (WI) unite with Sport Ireland’s vision for women in sport; one where women have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential, while enjoying a lifelong involvement in sport. Weightlifting Ireland endeavours to support Sport Ireland’s commitment to increase women’s sustained involvement in sport as coaches, volunteers, club members, athletes, officials, leaders, and [...]

WIS Coaching Scholarship Announcement | (2023)2023-08-22T12:57:33+00:00

Women’s Student Coaching Academy – (SSI) | 2023-24

We are delighted to partner with Student Sport Ireland (SSI) for the 2023-24 Women’s Student Coaching Academy - offering learning opportunities on our Level 1 and Level 2 coaching course. 💜🏋🏻-The Women’s Student Coaching Academy is a collaborative programme between SSI, Sport Ireland, 26 third level institutions and ten national governing bodies of sport (NGBs). [...]

Women’s Student Coaching Academy – (SSI) | 2023-242024-01-21T03:00:41+00:00

Women In Sport Programmes : CSP & WI | (2023)

Cork Sports Partnership (CSP) and Weightlifting Ireland (WI) are delighted to launch two new Beginners Programmes with Cork Weightlifting Club and Howling Heart Fitness Clonakilty this June! During these introductory programmes participants will learn the correct technique for weightlifting, improve mobility, increase strength, improve balance, improve coordination, increase speed, build core strength and most importantly [...]

Women In Sport Programmes : CSP & WI | (2023)2023-06-14T09:01:33+00:00

Snatch Workshop | (June – 2023)

Congratulations to all those who attended our second Snatch Workshop for 2023. We will email out certificates of completion to you all very shortly. We're very excited with the positive feedback we've received from participants. We hope to offer many more of these workshops to our community. If you have no experience with weightlifting, attending [...]

Snatch Workshop | (June – 2023)2023-06-07T08:49:39+00:00
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