IPO was established in Ireland in 2005 and has grown to be one of the most successful Powerlifting Federation in the Country. Founded by Shane Brodie along with the elected committee President Tom Dillon & Secretary Liam Beville. The IPO is affiliated to the WPC – World Powerlifting Congress & the IPL – International Powerlifting League.

The Amateur (drug tested) division of the IPO the AIPO was formed in 2017. It was developed so that all lifters may compete on the same platform.

We are open to all age categories male and female, teenage 1 / teenage 2 / junior / novice / open and all master age groups. We have lifting in (Raw with no supports ) ( Raw Classic with supports ) ( Equipped, Single-ply & Multiply ).

The IPO is your lifter friendly organisation we work hard in providing the best championships always putting our lifters first. We really look forward to meeting you and working with you as a lifter!


Executive Committee:

  • President: Shane Brodie
  • Treasurer: Sean Cregan
  • Secretary: Amanda Brodie
  • Record control officer: Shane Brodie
  • Anti Doping officers:  
    • Female: Active Referee on the day will be appointed 
    • Male: Active Referee on the day will be appointed