WI Squad Announcement: European Masters Championships | (2021)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that fourteen (14) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming European Masters Weightlifting Championships. The team is made up of eight (8) female athletes and six (6) male athletes, making it one of our largest masters teams to date. This event will take place in Alkmaar, The [...]

WI Squad Announcement: European Masters Championships | (2021)2021-09-11T09:34:37+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: European Junior & U23 Championships | (2021)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that three athletes and two coaches have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships. This event will take place in Rovaniemi, Finland. Competition dates are between September, 24th – October, 3rd - 2021. This event provides a great opportunity for our country’s [...]

WI Squad Announcement: European Junior & U23 Championships | (2021)2021-08-26T11:08:40+00:00

Return to Training – (Guidelines) | (2021)

Weightlifting Ireland have partnered with Galway Physio Clinic to put together the following "Return to Training - Guidelines" document & warm up/exercise video for all our members & clubs! With gyms about to reopen on June, 7th we wanted to offer as much support to our members - both athletes & coaches as they return [...]

Return to Training – (Guidelines) | (2021)2021-05-31T09:16:19+00:00

1st International Virtual Women’s Grand Prix | (2021)

1st International Virtual Women's Grand Prix - (2021) Weightlifting Ireland are excited to announce we have entered 15 female athletes into the 1st International Virtual Women's Grand Prix! Athletes from six different affiliated clubs across the country expressed interest. It was great to see so many female athletes express interest to compete from Ulster, Leinster [...]

1st International Virtual Women’s Grand Prix | (2021)2021-04-30T18:47:11+00:00

Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme | (2021)

Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme 2021 is now open for applications! Sports clubs operating within the administrative area of Dublin City Council and affiliated to a National Governing Body are invited to apply for financial assistance from the Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme (4-21 years of age). This is [...]

Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme | (2021)2021-04-15T14:45:28+00:00

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 | (2021)2021-04-15T14:47:35+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 | (2021)2021-04-15T14:47:44+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
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