February 22, 2016
Broadcasting rights for the Gaelic Athletic Association Championships through to 2018 have been secured by Irish broadcaster RTÉ. RTÉ is to provide free-to-air coverage of the events via its TV, radio and internet platforms.
The GAA is an Irish organisation that aims to nurture traditional, indigenous sports, including football, hurling and handball.
Over the next three years, the RTÉ audience will have access to 120 live Championship games on RTÉ Television, highlights of every Championship game each week on RTÉ Television’s The Sunday Game Live and exclusive Championship coverage on RTÉ Radio 1 and RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.
The agreement also includes RTÉ News coverage on RTÉ One and RTÉ Two television, RTÉ Radio 1, RTÉ 2 fm, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, RTÉ.ie and RTÉ Aertel as well as televised championship matches, highlights and video clips on demand on RTÉ.ie.
RTÉ has partnered BBC Northern Ireland to ensure that viewers throughout the island of Ireland will have free-to-air coverage of the Ulster Championships.