OFI Make a Difference Fund Revealed: Team IRL | (2023)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that Tham Nguyen was successful in here application for funding from the PARIS 2024 MAKE A DIFFERENCE FUND. Athletes targeting both the Summer Olympics in Paris 2024 and the Winter Olympics in Milano Cortina 2026 will benefit from the fund which will support applications detailing projects from training camps [...]

OFI Make a Difference Fund Revealed: Team IRL | (2023)2023-04-04T13:25:42+00:00

Gripped Tape & WI Sign Partnership Agreement | (News)

Weightlifting Ireland (WI) are excited to announce our partnership agreement with Gripped_Tape for 2023/2024. Gripped_Tape will now be the official tape recommended & chosen by WI. Gripped_Tape will support the weightlifting community and all it's athletes from development, national and international level. Ensuring they have the highest quality thumb tape on the market to enhance [...]

Gripped Tape & WI Sign Partnership Agreement | (News)2023-03-23T18:42:24+00:00

Rankings & Records – 2023 (March)

Our Ranking list and Records for all age brackets and weight categories have been updated. [ Ranking List ] [ Records ] NEW IRISH YOUTH RECORDS: Molly Coffey O'Connor (-71kg) : Snatch 66kg & Total 144kg Zak Taggart (-73kg) : Snatch 94kg, C&J 121kg & Total 215kg NEW IRISH JUNIOR RECORDS: Aoife O' Moore (-76kg) [...]

Rankings & Records – 2023 (March)2023-03-15T22:32:44+00:00

Volunteer Role Opportunities | (2023)

Weightlifting Ireland are seeking expressions of interest from its membership to undertake two Volunteer Roles within the Association.  National Children’s Officer (NCO) & Designated Liaison Person (DLP) The NCO will be responsible for ensuring that Weightlifting Ireland and its clubs have a child centred focus. Working to promote the sport for children and in the [...]

Volunteer Role Opportunities | (2023)2023-03-15T21:11:51+00:00

EMC Volunteer : Expression of Interest | (2023)

Dear fellow members, This coming May (12th-20th) Ireland will host the 2023 European Masters Championships (EMC), the biggest event of its kind for this island. This year will also see a record number of lifters compete. Everyone, it seems, wants to experience the world famous hospitality Ireland has to offer. One thousand athletes compete on [...]

EMC Volunteer : Expression of Interest | (2023)2023-03-13T18:13:03+00:00

WIS Coaching Scholarship | (2023)

Weightlifting Ireland (WI) unite with Sport Ireland’s vision for women in sport; one where women have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential, while enjoying a lifelong involvement in sport. Weightlifting Ireland endeavours to support Sport Ireland’s commitment to increase women’s sustained involvement in sport as coaches, volunteers, club members, athletes, officials, leaders, and [...]

WIS Coaching Scholarship | (2023)2023-03-09T19:13:54+00:00

Level 1 Coaching Course | (February – 2023)

Congratulations to all those who attended our first first 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 | (February – 2023)2023-04-04T11:56:08+00:00

Snatch Workshop | (January – 2023)

Congratulations to all those who attended our first Snatch Workshops for 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. If you have no experience with weightlifting, attending [...]

Snatch Workshop | (January – 2023)2023-03-03T20:34:15+00:00

Women in Sport Week | (2023)

Women in Sport (WIS) week is taking place March 6th– 12th. 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 | (2023)2023-03-02T11:16:07+00:00

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
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