Volunteer Role Opportunities | (2023)

Weightlifting Ireland are seeking expressions of interest from its membership to undertake two Volunteer Roles within the Association.  National Children’s Officer (NCO) & Designated Liaison Person (DLP) The NCO will be responsible for ensuring that Weightlifting Ireland and its clubs have a child centred focus. Working to promote the sport for children and in the [...]

Volunteer Role Opportunities | (2023)2023-03-15T21:11:51+00:00

EMC Volunteer : Expression of Interest | (2023)

Dear fellow members, This coming May (12th-20th) Ireland will host the 2023 European Masters Championships (EMC), the biggest event of its kind for this island. This year will also see a record number of lifters compete. Everyone, it seems, wants to experience the world famous hospitality Ireland has to offer. One thousand athletes compete on [...]

EMC Volunteer : Expression of Interest | (2023)2023-03-13T18:13:03+00:00

WIS Coaching Scholarship | (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 | (2023)2023-03-09T19:13:54+00:00

Level 1 Coaching Course | (February – 2023)

Congratulations to all those who attended our first weekend of our first 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'll [...]

Level 1 Coaching Course | (February – 2023)2023-03-03T23:20:50+00:00

Snatch Workshop | (January – 2023)

Congratulations to all those who attended our first Snatch Workshops 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 | (January – 2023)2023-03-03T20:34:15+00:00

Women in Sport Week | (2023)

Women in Sport (WIS) week is taking place March 6th– 12th. 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 | (2023)2023-03-02T11:16:07+00:00

WADA Prohibited List | (2023)

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2023 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) in September, 2022. WADA also published: the 2023 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes as compared to the 2022 List; and the 2023 Monitoring Program, which includes substances that are not on the List, but that [...]

WADA Prohibited List | (2023)2023-01-07T23:53:14+00:00

Transition Year Project/Programme | (2023)

Weightlifting Ireland are seeking expressions of interest from our qualified Level 1 Coaches to deliver our schools partnership programme to Transition Year (TY) students in 2023. 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). It is a six [...]

Transition Year Project/Programme | (2023)2023-01-07T15:59:08+00:00

New Coaching/Officials License | (2023)

Due to the increase in participation, especially within our under-age membership, the WI Board of Directors have decided to bring in new safeguarding protocols for coaches and officials for 2023. This new coach/official license will become the new minimum standard for any coach and/or official/volunteer who wishes to participate and/or help at WI events in [...]

New Coaching/Officials License | (2023)2023-01-02T19:22:46+00:00
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