Garda Vetting at Senior Nationals – 2021 | (Info)

Weightlifting Ireland is going to have a Garda Vetting Booth at Senior Nationals for anyone whose WI Garda Vetting needs renewing. Tom Brady has taken over from Áine Byrne as the Acting Liaison Person for Garda Vetting with Weightlifting Ireland. Please see short message & video from Tom: "We have a large number of coaches [...]

Garda Vetting at Senior Nationals – 2021 | (Info)2021-11-11T11:03:50+00:00

Return to Training – (Guidelines) | (2021)

Weightlifting Ireland have partnered with Galway Physio Clinic to put together the following "Return to Training - Guidelines" document & warm up/exercise video for all our members & clubs! With gyms about to reopen on June, 7th we wanted to offer as much support to our members - both athletes & coaches as they return [...]

Return to Training – (Guidelines) | (2021)2021-05-31T09:16:19+00:00

1st International Virtual Women’s Grand Prix | (2021)

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 [...]

1st International Virtual Women’s Grand Prix | (2021)2021-04-30T18:47:11+00:00

Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme | (2021)

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 [...]

Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme | (2021)2021-04-15T14:45:28+00:00

Coaches Update | (2021)

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 [...]

Coaches Update | (2021)2021-04-15T14:47:35+00:00

Safeguarding Statement

As the National Governing Body for Weightlifting in Ireland, we are committed to good practice which protects children and vulnerable adults from harm. Weightlifting Ireland aim to provide a safe, structured, inclusive, friendly environment for all members through our clubs and providers. Club Children’s Officers, coaches and volunteers accept and recognise their responsibility to provide [...]

Safeguarding Statement2021-01-13T16:41:32+00:00

AUTISM IN SPORT | Online Workshop 💻

Weightlifting Ireland are happy to announce that we are hosting the CARA Centre Autism in Sport Online Workshop! Date: November, 17th – 2020 (Tuesday) | Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm. This workshop is FREE, with priority given to our Affiliated Clubs and registered Weightlifting Ireland Coaches. To register please email [email protected] before November, 8th - 2020 (Sunday). *LIMITED [...]

AUTISM IN SPORT | Online Workshop 💻2020-10-25T18:18:52+00:00

Development Squad Sessions | 2020

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 [...]

Development Squad Sessions | 20202020-08-07T13:18:33+00:00

Certification of Coaching Courses | Announcement

2017 Level 1 Coaching Courses. Certification. The Executive Board are presently working with Sport Ireland Coaching to validate all outstanding courses. Could participants who attended the following courses during Feb – April 2017. I.T.Tralee,. L.I.T. Thurles Campus, Fit-Hub, Letterkenny and UCD. Please Contact: [email protected]

Certification of Coaching Courses | Announcement2018-03-11T22:11:26+00:00
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