Level 1 Coaching Course | (Feb – 2022)

Congratulations to all those who attended our first full Level 1 Coaching Course for 2022. We're very excited to see our coaching course moving in a new direction with a new WI Coaching Team taking the lead this year for our educational courses. Our courses will be changing slightly - they will have a blend [...]

Level 1 Coaching Course | (Feb – 2022)2022-05-01T10:47:38+00:00

Sport Ireland Sports Club Resilience Fund | (2019-2021)

The Board of Weightlifting Ireland is committed to helping Weightlifting Clubs in Ireland grow and this package of support will be developed and built upon for all active Clubs over the coming years. Weightlifting Ireland is today announcing grants of equipment to Clubs around the country under the Sport Ireland Sports Club Resilience Fund.This week four [...]

Sport Ireland Sports Club Resilience Fund | (2019-2021)2022-04-23T23:16:28+00:00

Rankings & Records – 2022 (April)

Our Ranking list and Records for all age brackets and weight categories have been updated. [Ranking List] [Records] NEW IRISH YOUTH RECORDS: Lauren Finn (-76kg) : Snatch 60kg, C&J 78kg & Total 138kg NEW IRISH JUNIOR RECORDS: N/A NEW IRISH U23 RECORDS: Ailbhe Mulvihill (-59kg) : Snatch 71kg & Total 153kg Eoin Kealy (-81kg) : [...]

Rankings & Records – 2022 (April)2022-04-18T19:23:12+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: Junior World Championships | (2022)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that one (1) athlete has been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming Junior World Weightlifting Championships. The team is made up one (1) male athlete. This is the first time in almost a decade that Ireland has had representation at a Junior World Championships. This event will take [...]

WI Squad Announcement: Junior World Championships | (2022)2022-04-16T21:59:47+00:00

Loreto Secondary School – Tipperary | (Women in Sport)

Congratulations and a massive well done to all the transition year students from the Loreto Secondary School in Clonmel, Tipperary. They participated and completed our "Introduction to Weightlifting" programme in collaboration with Weightlifting Ireland (WI). This programme ran over six (6) weeks. We're excited to continue our work with the Tipperary Local Sports Partnership and [...]

Loreto Secondary School – Tipperary | (Women in Sport)2022-04-07T17:39:58+00:00

Para Powerlifting Championships – Munster Open | (WIT – 2022)

Congratulations and a massive well done to all the atheltes who competed today. They competed in the Munster Open Para Powerlifting Championships, hosted by the Irish Wheelchair Association Sport (IWA Sport) and proudly supported by Weightlifting Ireland (WI). A great day of lifting held at the WIT Arena today in Waterford. We're grateful for the [...]

Para Powerlifting Championships – Munster Open | (WIT – 2022)2022-04-02T23:52:51+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: European Senior Championships | (2022)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that five (5) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming European Senior Weightlifting Championships. The team is made up of three (3) female athletes and two (2) male athletes. This makes it one of our largest senior teams entered for the past couple of years. This event [...]

WI Squad Announcement: European Senior Championships | (2022)2022-03-30T10:25:54+00:00

Presentation Secondary School – Tipperary | (Women in Sport)

Congratulations and a massive well done to all the transition year students from Presentation Secondary School in Clonmel, Tipperary. They participated and completed our "Introduction to Weightlifting" programme in collaboration with Weightlifting Ireland (WI). This programme ran over four (4) weeks. We're excited to continue our work with the Tipperary Local Sports Partnership and make [...]

Presentation Secondary School – Tipperary | (Women in Sport)2022-03-24T14:47:02+00:00

Loreto Secondary School – Wexford | (Women in Sport)

Congratulations and a massive well done to all the transition year students from Loreto Secondary School in Wexford. They participated and completed the "Mobility and Movement" programme in collaboration with Weightlifting Ireland. This programme ran over four (4) weeks from March 2nd to the 23rd - consisting of 4 x 45 minute sessions. We're excited [...]

Loreto Secondary School – Wexford | (Women in Sport)2022-03-23T16:53:54+00:00

Rankings & Records – 2022 (March)

Our Ranking list and Records for all age brackets and weight categories have been updated. [Ranking List] [Records] NEW IRISH YOUTH RECORDS: N/A NEW IRISH JUNIOR RECORDS: Marina Quigley (-55kg) : Snatch 58kg, C&J 70kg & Total 128kg NEW IRISH U23 RECORDS: Gillian Barry (-71kg) : Snatch 77kg, C&J 100kg & Total 177kg Eoin Kealy [...]

Rankings & Records – 2022 (March)2022-03-03T14:47:00+00:00
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