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# free-to-air - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Which sports events should be free-to-air in Ireland? The public are being asked to have their say
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

Which sports events should be free-to-air in Ireland? The public are being asked to have their say

Dec 10th 2020, 3:30 PM 14,156 Views 32 Comments

A public consultation will last until January.

# free-to-air - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Dundalk's Europa League group matches to be shown on free-to-air TV by Virgin Media
# Mon The Town
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# Mon The Town

Dundalk's Europa League group matches to be shown on free-to-air TV by Virgin Media

Oct 8th 2020, 11:21 AM 5,819 Views 8 Comments

The Lilywhites are set to take on Arsenal, Rapid Vienna and Molde, while Celtic have been drawn in the same group as AC Milan.

# free-to-air - Friday 11 September, 2020

Ireland’s games in Autumn Nations Cup will be shown on RTÉ and Channel 4 From The42

Ireland’s games in Autumn Nations Cup will be shown on RTÉ and Channel 4

Sep 11th 2020, 11:08 AM 7,299 Views 7 Comments

Amazon Prime will also have coverage of games in the UK.

# free-to-air - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Premier League matches could return on free-to-air TV
# On Hold
From The42
# On Hold

Premier League matches could return on free-to-air TV

Apr 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 28,191 Views 40 Comments

‘It wouldn’t send the best signal if they were one of the first major sports to resume behind closed doors and the public at large couldn’t have access to it,’ said UK culture secretary Oliver Dowden.

# free-to-air - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Fianna Fáil want urgent meeting with IRFU to discuss Sky's 6 Nations bid
# Crunch Talks
From The42
# Crunch Talks

Fianna Fáil want urgent meeting with IRFU to discuss Sky's 6 Nations bid

Mar 11th 2020, 10:15 AM 9,409 Views 9 Comments

Party spokesperson on sport, Marc MacSharry, wrote to the Union this morning in bid to keep tournament on free-to-air TV.

# free-to-air - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

TV figures or TV money - the Six Nations has a massive decision to make
# Paywall
From The42
# Paywall

TV figures or TV money - the Six Nations has a massive decision to make

Mar 3rd 2020, 7:05 PM 10,741 Views 12 Comments

There are many strands to the huge decision facing the championship and its six unions.

# free-to-air - Friday 7 February, 2020

Six Nations agree to unify media rights ahead of expected CVC investment
# Private Equity
From The42
# Private Equity

Six Nations agree to unify media rights ahead of expected CVC investment

Feb 7th 2020, 10:32 AM 10,581 Views 28 Comments

There are fears that the championship won’t be screened live on terrestrial TV in the future.

# free-to-air - Monday 5 August, 2019

'It's nothing against Sky or RTÉ, but a game like that should be seen by everybody. Simple as'
# On The Telly
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# On The Telly

'It's nothing against Sky or RTÉ, but a game like that should be seen by everybody. Simple as'

Aug 5th 2019, 12:00 PM 93,083 Views 102 Comments

Tomás Ó Sé believes inter-county games should be available free-to-air.

# free-to-air - Monday 8 July, 2019

RTÉ to show Ireland U19 Euros matches and senior women's qualifiers
# Free-to-air
From The42
# Free-to-air

RTÉ to show Ireland U19 Euros matches and senior women's qualifiers

Jul 8th 2019, 11:29 AM 4,001 Views 2 Comments

The national broadcaster has announced plans to air several international matches over the coming months.

# free-to-air - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

RTÉ and TG4 join forces to show every game of this year's Fifa Women's World Cup
# Free-to-air
From The42
# Free-to-air

RTÉ and TG4 join forces to show every game of this year's Fifa Women's World Cup

Apr 16th 2019, 12:40 PM 13,666 Views 46 Comments

The two networks have reached an agreement to broadcast the tournament to Irish viewers.

# free-to-air - Friday 11 January, 2019

Good news for fans as Munster's European pool decider set for free-to-air TV
# Champions Cup
From The42
# Champions Cup

Good news for fans as Munster's European pool decider set for free-to-air TV

Jan 11th 2019, 12:00 PM 34,667 Views 15 Comments

Virgin Media also have coverage of Leinster’s showdown with Toulouse tomorrow afternoon.

# free-to-air - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Ray Moylette's big homecoming fight to be broadcast live on terrestrial television
# Free-to-air
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# Free-to-air

Ray Moylette's big homecoming fight to be broadcast live on terrestrial television

Nov 15th 2018, 10:57 AM 3,218 Views 0 Comments

‘Spike’ O’Sullivan is also on the Castlebar card, which will be shown on TG4.

# free-to-air - Monday 30 April, 2018

Pro14 confirm Premier Sports as new UK and Northern Ireland broadcaster
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

Pro14 confirm Premier Sports as new UK and Northern Ireland broadcaster

Apr 30th 2018, 2:09 PM 12,974 Views 19 Comments

Sky Sports will no longer be broadcasting the Pro14 from next season onwards.

# free-to-air - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Senior ladies football and camogie finals made protected sporting events
# Free-to-air
# Free-to-air

Senior ladies football and camogie finals made protected sporting events

Oct 17th 2017, 8:00 PM 22,316 Views 30 Comments

The ladies football final drew record audience figures this year.

# free-to-air - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Senior ladies football and camogie All-Ireland finals 'of major importance to society'
# Free-to-air
# Free-to-air

Senior ladies football and camogie All-Ireland finals 'of major importance to society'

Aug 23rd 2017, 4:14 PM 18,945 Views 43 Comments

This means that they will now be available on a free-to-air and live basis for TV viewers.

# free-to-air - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

You'll only need one sports subscription to watch the Champions Cup from next year
# New Deal
From The42
# New Deal

You'll only need one sports subscription to watch the Champions Cup from next year

Jul 4th 2017, 11:45 AM 34,548 Views 41 Comments

BT Sport has secured exclusive rights to both the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in 2022.

# free-to-air - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Good news for Virgin customers as Ireland's Rugby World Cup games will also be on RTÉ
# Free-to-air
From The42
# Free-to-air

Good news for Virgin customers as Ireland's Rugby World Cup games will also be on RTÉ

Feb 9th 2017, 10:03 AM 4,894 Views 4 Comments

eir Sport has agreed to sub-licence the host’s games to the national broadcaster.

# free-to-air - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Ladies football and camogie finals to be added to free-to-air list
# Viewin' In The Free World
# Viewin' In The Free World

Ladies football and camogie finals to be added to free-to-air list

Sep 25th 2016, 6:15 AM 10,296 Views 10 Comments

Communications Minister Denis Naughten says the two finals are “events of major importance to Irish society”.

# free-to-air - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Dublin chairman believes county boards will unite to get all games back on free-to-air TV
# Controversy Brewing
From The42
# Controversy Brewing

Dublin chairman believes county boards will unite to get all games back on free-to-air TV

Dec 15th 2015, 7:00 PM 6,688 Views 10 Comments

Sean Shanley says encouraging people to visit licensed premises to watch matches is ‘not the correct ethos’.

# free-to-air - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Kerry pushing for an end to the GAA's controversial TV deal with Sky Sports From The42

Kerry pushing for an end to the GAA's controversial TV deal with Sky Sports

Dec 10th 2015, 11:56 AM 9,020 Views 43 Comments

The Kingdom passed a motion aimed at the return of ‘free to air’ coverage after 2016.

# free-to-air - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

UTV Ireland will show Carl Frampton's next world title defence
# Fighting On Air
From The42
# Fighting On Air

UTV Ireland will show Carl Frampton's next world title defence

Jun 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,518 Views 8 Comments

The Belfast boxer takes on Alejandro Gonzalez Jr in mid July.

# free-to-air - Friday 1 May, 2015

Government begins effort to ensure future Ireland Six Nations matches are 'free-to-air'
# TV Deal
From The42
# TV Deal

Government begins effort to ensure future Ireland Six Nations matches are 'free-to-air'

May 1st 2015, 7:49 AM 9,015 Views 27 Comments

Advertisements were placed in national press today.

# free-to-air - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

UTV Ireland confirm they will broadcast Carl Frampton's world title defence From The42

UTV Ireland confirm they will broadcast Carl Frampton's world title defence

Feb 18th 2015, 8:44 PM 5,001 Views 8 Comments

The Belfast boxer takes on Chris Avalos on 28 February.

# free-to-air - Thursday 29 January, 2015

The Six Nations may not be screened live on free-to-air TV from 2018
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

The Six Nations may not be screened live on free-to-air TV from 2018

Jan 29th 2015, 10:23 AM 13,246 Views 47 Comments

RTÉ and the BBC’s current rights deals conclude after the 2017 tournament.

# free-to-air - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

3e announces deal to show free-to-air UFC fights
# MMA
From The42
# MMA

3e announces deal to show free-to-air UFC fights

Aug 27th 2014, 5:45 PM 7,746 Views 10 Comments

The news was revealed at the launch of TV3′s autumn schedule earlier today.

# free-to-air - Monday 16 June, 2014

What events are most important for Ireland? Pat Rabbitte wants to know
# Free-to-air
# Free-to-air

What events are most important for Ireland? Pat Rabbitte wants to know

Jun 16th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,022 Views 43 Comments

A number of ‘Designated Events’ are made available on free-to-air television

# free-to-air - Sunday 12 September, 2010

Ryan's free-to-air rugby plan faces new criticism
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Ryan's free-to-air rugby plan faces new criticism

Sep 12th 2010, 4:02 PM 314 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Ryan’s proposal that Heineken Cup games be free-to-air is criticised by the former chair of the Competition Authority.