- 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!
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
Dec 29, 2020
First UK’s Strongest Man 2021 Tour Qualifier for MK Stadium on 29th-31st May 2021 event was held in Bangor County Down. A great competition and we thank Ards and North Down Borough Council for their support. The event was filmed for RTE 2, Ch5 and was live streamed on our page by one of our
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