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TG4 Knock It Out Of The Ballpark Again With Upcoming Weekend GAA Coverage


TG4 enjoyed an historic broadcast last weekend as 642,000 viewers tuned into Dublin’s defeat to Kerry. The Connemara-based station is set for another bumper weekend of GAA coverage with four live games in store. On Saturday, both semi-finals in the u21 All-Ireland Football Championship are taking place, and will be shown live. First up, Dublin take on Donegal, before Galway and …

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In Battle For GAA TV Viewers, TG4 Is Quietly Playing A Blinder

The level of GAA coverage on television has increased in recent years to unprecedented heights. Where once upon a time the national broadcaster would only provide live coverage of the All-Ireland Hurling and Football finals, there are now hundreds of live GAA matches shown every year at home and across the world. The Gaelic Athletic Association today has a very …

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Seó Spóirt Cancellation: Petition Created To Reverse Decision

TG4 All Ireland Ladies Intermediate Football Championship Final 26/9/2010 Donegal vs Waterford General view of TG4 branding Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

TG4 programme Seó Spóirt is due to be axed off our television screens by April of 2017, following this year’s league campaign. The decision to cancel the show was made by the recently-appointed TG4 chief executive, Alan Esslemont, according to The42.ie. Esslemont’s decision, however, has since been met with strong criticism. A petition has now been created by Barry Dunne to reverse the …

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Watch: Monaghan Minor Champions Interrupt TG4 Panel In Celebrations

Corduff Gaels Monaghan TG4

Scotstown won yesterday’s Monaghan Senior Football Championship final with a 2-13 to 1-12 victory over Clontibret. The decider was being covered by TG4, and as part of the build-up, the pundits were pitch-side previewing the game. However, the curtain-raiser for the day featured the minor final between Corduff and Aughnamullen. The victorious Corduff side had little regard for the senior …

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Six Nations Removed From Irish Government’s List Of Free-To-Air Sporting Events

France v Ireland - RBS Six Nations

The Six Nations might no longer be available on terrestrial television in Ireland. In what can only be described as an odd decision on behalf of the Minister for Communications, Denis Naughten has removed the Six Nations from the list of free-to-air sporting events protected by the government. Although Naughten’s predecessor, Alex White, had said the list of events was under review, few …

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TG4 Line Up Bumper Day Of GAA Action

We know what we are doing tomorrow. TG4 are set to show five and a half straight hours of GAA coverage tomorrow, in what is one of the biggest days in the club calendar. This feast of Gaelic Games gets underway at 1.30pm, as Oulart-the Ballagh of Wexford and Dublin champions Cuala face off for the Leinster Hurling Championship. This is …

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Video: TG4 Celebrate 15 Years Of GAA Club Championship Coverage

TG4 have provided an impeccable service to GAA club competitions over the last 15 years, and this has brought about the rise in popularity in the club game. To pick a standout moment over the period is almost impossible, but the Irish language television channel has made one hell of a stab at just that, compiling the best goals with some …

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PIC: TG4’s New Attention-Grabbing Ladies Football Ad?

TG4, sponsors and broadcasters of Ladies Gaelic Football have released a controversial new advertisement  ahead of this year’s commencement of All-Ireland coverage on the channel. The ad, see below, has divided the opinion of many. “The most important nine months of a woman’s life” is the caption on the new advertisement and sees a  ladies footballer pictured cradling a gaelic …

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Basketball Ireland Find New Domestic TV Deal

Fantastic news has been announced for all basketball lovers across Ireland as Basketball Ireland has agreed a new three year deal with TG4. This guarantees that Irish national basketball will be free-to-air on Irish television until 2017. Viewers will now be able to watch National League coverage all season long along with the National Cup Finals live in January 2015. …

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