ITA : Anti-Doping Webinars | (2024)

The second edition of the International Testing Agency (ITA) free series of five webinars devoted to anti-doping education starts next week. Every Wednesday, from May 22nd to June 19th, all participants will be able to be briefed and discuss on several topics related to this important subject. For the weightlifting family, this initiative is part [...]

ITA : Anti-Doping Webinars | (2024)2024-05-19T14:47:22+00:00

Women’s Student Coaching Academy – (SSI) | 2024-25

We are delighted to partner with Student Sport Ireland (SSI) for the 2024-25 Women’s Student Coaching Academy - offering learning opportunities on our Level 1 and Level 2 coaching course. 💜🏋🏻-The Women’s Student Coaching Academy is a collaborative programme between SSI, Sport Ireland, 22 third level institutions and 17 National Governing Bodies of sport (NGBs). [...]

Women’s Student Coaching Academy – (SSI) | 2024-252024-05-19T10:36:48+00:00

WIS : “Active Participation” | (2024)

To finish, we'd like to celebrate all our female athletes, coaches & officials who contribute to our sport on a daily basis! Showing that female participation is at an all time high within the sport of weightlifting and within Weightlifting Ireland! 👏🏻 Last weekend we had the Munster Open Championships, hosted by Cork Weightlifting Club [...]

WIS : “Active Participation” | (2024)2024-03-16T12:33:08+00:00

WIS : “Coaching & Officiating” | (2024)

Today we'd like to celebrate all our female coaches & officials who have contributed to the growth of our sport and the increase in female participation. 👏🏻 We'd like to highlight two in particular; Aoife O’Moore - Student Sport Ireland Women’s Coaching Academy Graduate, 2023 & Margaret Janos - Weightlifting Ireland 2024 representative on the [...]

WIS : “Coaching & Officiating” | (2024)2024-03-07T16:14:58+00:00

WIS : “Leadership & Governance” | (2024)

In 2019 Sport Ireland launched the Women in Sport Policy detailing the vision for Women in Sport: 'One where women have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential while enjoying lifelong participation and involvement in sport'. By December 2023 all sporting organisations were required to have 40% female on their Boards. A snapshot of [...]

WIS : “Leadership & Governance” | (2024)2024-03-06T20:01:54+00:00

WIS : “Visibility” | (2024)

"If we can't see her.... we can't be her" : Beáta Jung - Team Ireland Female Coach How it started.... I’ve been coaching for almost thirteen years now at this stage. I started with kids gymnastics when I was seventeen years old. In my twenties, I started to coach CrossFit & Weightlifting while I also [...]

WIS : “Visibility” | (2024)2024-03-05T18:40:40+00:00

Women in Sport Week | (2024)

Women in Sport (WIS) week is taking place March 4th– 10th. 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 | (2024)2024-02-29T16:01:42+00:00

Team Ireland visit Irish Embassy Paris | (2024)

Some of the Irish Senior team went to a training camp in preparation for the upcoming European Senior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. They went to INSEP, (the National Institute of Sport, Expertise, and Performance) in Paris, France. After some social media postings by INSEP, some of the Irish Senior team were invited & able to [...]

Team Ireland visit Irish Embassy Paris | (2024)2024-02-20T17:27:26+00:00

EWF Athletes Commission : Seán Brown | (2024)

The European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) Executive Board (EB) recently published developments in forming the EWF Athletes Commission under the new EWF Constitution. Seán Brown was among the applicants who went through a rigorous vetting process. During the process, particular interest was put on the lack of any doping violations during the athletes careers to date. [...]

EWF Athletes Commission : Seán Brown | (2024)2024-01-25T16:08:47+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
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