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

Venue Application Form | (2021-2022)

Weightlifting Ireland intends to run a National Age Grade Championships for Youth, Junior & U23 athletes on the 27th of November.  The Board of Weightlifting Ireland is asking for expressions of interest from registered Clubs who are willing to run/host this event. Please complete the attached form here: [https://forms.gle/tRXKfuoRPraC8AoX6] by 17:00 on the 29th of [...]

Venue Application Form | (2021-2022)2021-10-24T22:47:22+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: European Masters Championships | (2021)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that fourteen (14) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming European Masters Weightlifting Championships. The team is made up of eight (8) female athletes and six (6) male athletes, making it one of our largest masters teams to date. This event will take place in Alkmaar, The [...]

WI Squad Announcement: European Masters Championships | (2021)2021-09-11T09:34:37+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: European Junior & U23 Championships | (2021)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that three athletes and two coaches have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships. This event will take place in Rovaniemi, Finland. Competition dates are between September, 24th – October, 3rd - 2021. This event provides a great opportunity for our country’s [...]

WI Squad Announcement: European Junior & U23 Championships | (2021)2021-09-27T12:26:03+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

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

Events Update | (2021)

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 [...]

Events Update | (2021)2021-04-15T14:47:44+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

European Masters Weightlifting Online Virtual Championship – 2020

The European Masters Championship will be a virtual championship for 2020!Entry Fee payments must be completed by November 7th, 2020 (Saturday). Any change requests or team entries must be made to the European Masters Secretary by the same date. Weight lifting brings more benefits than just stronger muscles and a toned body. Adding strength training [...]

European Masters Weightlifting Online Virtual Championship – 20202021-10-19T12:59:58+00:00
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