Women in Sport Week | (2024)

Women in Sport (WIS) week is taking place March 4th– 10th. 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 | (2024)2024-02-29T16:01:42+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: IWF World Cup | (2024)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that four (4) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming IWF World Cup. The team is made up of three (3) female athletes and one (1) male athlete. This event will take place in Phuket, Thailand. Competition dates are from March 31st – April 11th, 2024. [...]

WI Squad Announcement: IWF World Cup | (2024)2024-02-28T22:43:32+00:00

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

TY Programme – Dublin | (John Scottus Secondary School)

Congratulations and a massive well done to all the transition year students from John Scottus Secondary School in Bray, Dublin. They participated and completed our "Introduction to Weightlifting" programme in collaboration with Weightlifting Ireland (WI) just before Christmas. This programme ran over four (4) weeks and it was the first all boys group we have [...]

TY Programme – Dublin | (John Scottus Secondary School)2023-12-26T20:26:15+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

Level 1 Coaching Course | (October – 2023)

Congratulations to all those who attended our most recent 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 are also very [...]

Level 1 Coaching Course | (October – 2023)2023-12-19T23:00:33+00:00
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