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 | 20212021-03-05T16:04:58+00:00

Safeguarding Basic Awareness Workshop

Weightlifting Ireland hosted two Sport Ireland Safeguarding 1 Basic Awareness Workshop to our coaches, members and club children officers over the weekend.These 3 hour workshops were delivered on Friday and Saturday (12th and 13th of February) by our tutors Brian O Neill and Pauline Cunningham. - 23 coaches, volunteers, referees and club children officers completed [...]

Safeguarding Basic Awareness Workshop2021-02-13T14:46:47+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 | 20212021-02-04T17:17:58+00:00

EWF Statement | Weightlifting Ireland

The Weightlifting Ireland Board are totally in agreement with the following statement recently published by the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) in relation to the recent events within the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). For more information please contact [email protected] read the full statement below: Statement from the European Weightlifting Federation The executive board of The European [...]

EWF Statement | Weightlifting Ireland2021-01-29T21:49:28+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

Affiliated Club Christmas Draw⛄

Weightlifting Ireland are holding an Affiliate Club Christmas Draw.  Prizes include: 🔹1 x ZKC IWF Training Bar🔹2 x Sets of DHS Olympic Bumpers🔹2 x 7kg Technique Bars🔹2 x 2.5kg Technique Discs To entre, please click the link here to access the form.⛄ Members Only Christmas Draw announced next week! Closing date for entry is the [...]

Affiliated Club Christmas Draw⛄2020-11-27T10:47:55+00:00

Women in Sport Technical Official Development Programme

WIS Technical Official Development Programme Weightlifting Ireland hosted a Women in Sport, Technical Official Development Programme which encouraged more women to become a weightlifting referee at club level.  Congratulations to our new Level 1 club referees: Phil Brown (CFI Weightlifting Club), Ruth Deasy (Capital Strength Weightlifting Club), Sinéad Ryan (Unattached), Shauna Keane (Spartans Weightlifting Club), Aoife Bradley [...]

Women in Sport Technical Official Development Programme2020-11-10T11:29:34+00:00

AUTISM IN SPORT | Online Workshop 💻

Weightlifting Ireland are happy to announce that we are hosting the CARA Centre Autism in Sport Online Workshop! Date: November, 17th – 2020 (Tuesday) | Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm. This workshop is FREE, with priority given to our Affiliated Clubs and registered Weightlifting Ireland Coaches. To register please email [email protected] before November, 8th - 2020 (Sunday). *LIMITED [...]

AUTISM IN SPORT | Online Workshop 💻2020-10-25T18:18:52+00:00

Development Squad Sessions | 2020

Weightlifting Ireland will be running a development squad session for Youth (U17), Junior (U20) and U23 athletes in the coming months. As we have been unable to run competitions for athletes in these age groups for more than half a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that some athletes may warrant inclusion in [...]

Development Squad Sessions | 20202020-08-07T13:18:33+00:00
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