Team Ireland visit Irish Embassy Paris | (2024)

Some of the Irish Senior team went to a training camp in preparation for the upcoming European Senior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. They went to INSEP, (the National Institute of Sport, Expertise, and Performance) in Paris, France. After some social media postings by INSEP, some of the Irish Senior team were invited & able to [...]

Team Ireland visit Irish Embassy Paris | (2024)2024-02-20T17:27:26+00:00

EWF Athletes Commission : Seán Brown | (2024)

The European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) Executive Board (EB) recently published developments in forming the EWF Athletes Commission under the new EWF Constitution. Seán Brown was among the applicants who went through a rigorous vetting process. During the process, particular interest was put on the lack of any doping violations during the athletes careers to date. [...]

EWF Athletes Commission : Seán Brown | (2024)2024-01-25T16:08:47+00:00

First female IWF Category 2’s for Ireland | (2024)

As part of our Women In Sport (WIS) programme, Lucinda Moore-Fox & Philomena Brown attended the 2024 Copenhagen Weightlifting Cup this past weekend. Lucy & Phil are our most experienced female officials in the federation at present - officiating both domestically & internationally. They are also active athletes in the sport representing their clubs (Capital [...]

First female IWF Category 2’s for Ireland | (2024)2024-01-23T16:41:28+00:00

Emerging Talent Athlete Fund : €3,000 WI | (2024)

Sport Ireland approved an allocation of €30,000 to Weightlifting Ireland in 2023 to support our organisation. Towards Paris 2024 Olympic Games qualification and emerging talent. You can learn more about how the funding was allocated for our Paris Olympic hopefuls : HERE After numerous applications for the additional €3,000 funding for "Emerging Potential Athletes", the [...]

Emerging Talent Athlete Fund : €3,000 WI | (2024)2024-01-14T18:53:19+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: European Senior Championships | (2024)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that eight (8) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming European Senior Championships. The team is made up of six (6) female athletes and two (2) male athletes. This event will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria. Competition dates are from February 12th – 20th, 2024. Weightlifting [...]

WI Squad Announcement: European Senior Championships | (2024)2024-01-14T17:01:20+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

Calendar of Events | (2024)

The Board of Weightlifting Ireland invites you to view next year's proposed calendar of events. With a mixture of International, National, Provincial, Development and Educational events planned - it promises to be a great year. National Level Events February - 10th & 11th : InterVarsity Championships April - 13th & 14th : Annual General Meeting [...]

Calendar of Events | (2024)2023-12-09T18:18:41+00:00

Celtic Nations Championships – 2023 | (Results)

Dates: 18th November, 2023Venue: SETU Sports Hall, Waterford - Team (Results) - The best lifters over the weekend were: Youth Athletes: Jorja McNaughton (-55kg/Scotland) : 59kg/72kg – 131kg (200.876 Sinclair) Rhys Deeley (-73kg/Scotland) : 97kg/132kg – 229kg (312.685 Sinclair) Junior Athletes: Charlotte Whalley (-59kg/Wales) : 72kg/93kg – 165kg (229.528 Sinclair) Drew Burns (-96kg/Scotland) : 140kg/166kg – 306kg [...]

Celtic Nations Championships – 2023 | (Results)2023-11-23T11:21:24+00:00

Ulster Open Championships – 2023 | (Results)

Dates: 4th - 5th November, 2023Venue: Boundary CrossFit Belfast - Female (RESULTS) Male (RESULTS) - The best lifters over the weekend were: Hannah Crymble (-64kg/Fianna Weightlifting Club) : 83kg/99kg – 182kg (243.748 Sinclair) James Knox (-81kg/Scrabo Strength Weightlifting Club) : 115kg/143kg – 258kg (331.308 Sinclair) - Firstly, congratulations and thanks to all the volunteers, referees, coaches who helped and [...]

Ulster Open Championships – 2023 | (Results)2023-11-10T14:07:16+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: Celtic Nations | (2023)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that twenty (20) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming Celtic Nations Championships. The team is made up of ten (10) female athletes and ten (10) male athletes. This event will take place in Waterford, Ireland. Competition dates are from November 17th – 18th, 2023. Weightlifting [...]

WI Squad Announcement: Celtic Nations | (2023)2023-11-07T15:34:24+00:00
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