- Ireland’s Strongest Man Pa O’Dwyer finishes 6th overall in Uzbekistan. This is a remarkable achievement for Pa who has already performed on international stages this year at the UK Strongest Man finishing 3rd, 2nd with Team Ireland in the Ultimate Strongman Battle of Britain and representing Team Celts in the Ultimate Strongman Team World Championship.
- With a tough battle through 8 grueling events over 3 days 3 times Junior Ireland Strongest Man Matthew McCoy of Co. Antirm fought off extreme competition to achieve 4th Place in the U23 World Championship in Gatineau. Gatineau, Canada – 6,000 fans packed the arena for the first day of the Ultimate Strongman U23 World
- In Kilkeel as part of the 11th Night Celebrations the Irish Strength Association carried out a number of Irish and World Record attempts. Angelo Iannetta of Co.Wexford and Matthew McCoy of Co.Antirm were the 2 competitors that were going to challenge their feats of strength. The first record that was attempted was the UK record
- The Irish Strength Association would like to congratulate David Loughman of Co.Dublin for winning the Scottish Wrestling and MAS wrestling Irish Championships at Bangor town hall on 25th June 2016. These events were a part of the Irish Expo, consisting of strongman, highland games and wrestling championships. However, we had a strong line up of
- The ISA would like to acknowledge the achievement of Brian McShane of Co. Dungannon. On the 25th June Brian was attempting to be the third man in Irish History to bend the famous red nail of Ironmind. The Ironmind Red Nail sets the standard for excellence in short steel bending. It
Since it's formation in July 2000, the Irish Strength Association have gone from strength to strength, boasting over 140 members, many of whom have competed in the highest levels of Strongest Man,Arm-wrestling and Highland games competitions. Mission: To be the strongest on the planet!
Oct 28, 2021
The Gorilla Glue UK’s Strongest Women 2021 was overall a great success in it’s first year. We were delighted to have a blue-chip sponsor onboard to support the event with Gorilla Glue Company. We also got fantastic TV support with 2 hours from RTE2 and 2 hours Showcase TV and Sporty Stuff HD on SKY.
Oct 8, 2021
Gavin Bilton becomes the first man to win consecutive UK’s Strongest Man titles after greatest like Glenn Ross and Eddie Hall. After 3 days of competition it was the Welsh Bull who carried out his game plan to defending his crown. Throughout the quarter finals and semi finals Gavin was tactical conserving energy for the
Aug 19, 2021
On Sunday 15th August in Bangor Co.Down was the grand final of Ireland’s Strongest Man 2021. 16 of the strongest men were gathered who earned their place from a qualifier prior to the contest. Unfortunately, the defending champion Matthew McCoy was unable to attend due to an illness. However, this was still an incredible line
Jul 26, 2021
The contest found the remainder of the All Ireland Finalists to make a 16 man line up joining the likes of Matthew McCoy, Ivan Gannon, Pa O’Dwyer, Matthew McKeegan and Peter Bremmer to see who will win this historic crown. This contest also was for Republic of Ireland, Ulster, 95KG, & 110KG and Novice/Junior/Master Strongest
Jun 29, 2021
The Ireland’s Strongest Man Qualifier will take place on Sunday 25th July at 12 Noon in Davey Jones’ Unit, 10-13 Hebron Business Park, Kilkenny. To enter the competition and have your chance to compete against the best in Ireland complete the membership form. ISA – ANNUAL APPLICATION FORM 2021 | Irish Strong Man
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