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

Rankings & Records – 2023 (December – FINAL)

Our Ranking list and Records for all age brackets and weight categories have been updated. [ Ranking List ] [ Records ] TOP SENIOR ATHLETES / (Sinclair): Tham Nguyen (-49kg) : 173kg Total / 271.9768 Sinclair Seán Brown (-89kg) : 320kg Total / 389.0700 Sinclair TOP U23 ATHLETES / (Sinclair): Keilin Coleman (-76kg) : 205kg [...]

Rankings & Records – 2023 (December – FINAL)2023-12-14T16:48:23+00:00

Calendar of Events | (2024)

The Board of Weightlifting Ireland invites you to view next year's proposed calendar of events. With a mixture of International, National, Provincial, Development and Educational events planned - it promises to be a great year. National Level Events February - 10th & 11th : InterVarsity Championships April - 13th & 14th : Annual General Meeting [...]

Calendar of Events | (2024)2023-12-09T18:18:41+00:00

Clean & Jerk Workshop | (November – 2023)

Congratulations to all those who attended our Clean & Jerk Workshops in November. Certificates of completion have been emailed to all who attended. 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 in the new year. If you have no experience [...]

Clean & Jerk Workshop | (November – 2023)2023-12-07T17:16:32+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: Celtic Nations | (2023)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that twenty (20) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming Celtic Nations Championships. The team is made up of ten (10) female athletes and ten (10) male athletes. This event will take place in Waterford, Ireland. Competition dates are from November 17th – 18th, 2023. Weightlifting [...]

WI Squad Announcement: Celtic Nations | (2023)2023-11-07T15:34:24+00:00

WI Squad Announcement: EUWC | (2023)

Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that six (6) athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming European Union Weightlifting Cup (EUWC). The team is made up of three (3) female athletes and three (3) male athletes. This event will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Competition dates are from October 12th – 15th, [...]

WI Squad Announcement: EUWC | (2023)2023-10-05T21:53:58+00:00
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