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

Rankings & Records – 2022 (December – FINAL)

Our Ranking list and Records for all age brackets and weight categories have been updated. [ Ranking List ] [ Records] TOP SENIOR ATHLETES / (Sinclair): Tham Nguyen (-49kg) : 166kg Total / 259.3100 Sinclair Seán Brown (-89kg) : 312kg Total / 370.2260 Sinclair TOP JUNIOR ATHLETES / (Sinclair): Marina Quigley (-55kg) : 136kg Total [...]

Rankings & Records – 2022 (December – FINAL)2022-12-23T19:12:39+00:00

Calendar of Events | (2023)

The Board of Weightlifting Ireland invites you to view this 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. Calendar of Events (2023) : [ HERE ] (Exact dates, timings & event details are subject to change due to [...]

Calendar of Events | (2023)2022-12-22T00:01:42+00:00

Barry makes history & reaches new heights in Europe! | (News)

Gillian Barry's 4th place result in the U64kg class at the European U23 Weightlifting Championships last month marks a highpoint to date for Irish women in international weightlifting, but the Wexford woman is accustomed to pushing herself and women's weightlifting forward.  Gillian was the first Irish woman to Clean & Jerk 100kg at an EWF [...]

Barry makes history & reaches new heights in Europe! | (News)2022-11-23T01:05:08+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: World Senior Championships | (2022)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that three (3) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming World Senior Championships. The team is made up of two (2) female athletes, one (1) male athlete, one (1) female coach and a team physio. The female coach selected for the event will be Beáta Jung [...]

WI Squad Announcement: World Senior Championships | (2022)2022-11-29T15:43:51+00:00

Clean & Jerk Workshop | (November – 2022)

Congratulations to all those who attended our first Clean & Jerk Workshops for 2022/2023. 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 in the new year. If you [...]

Clean & Jerk Workshop | (November – 2022)2022-11-11T22:18:10+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: World Masters Championships | (2022)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that four (4) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming World Masters Championships. The team is made up of two (2) female athletes and two (2) male athletes. This event will take place in Orlando - United States of America (USA). Competition dates are from December, [...]

WI Squad Announcement: World Masters Championships | (2022)2022-11-11T21:57:28+00:00
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