Eir Sport Returns to Virgin Media

Eir Sport (formerly Setanta Sport) and Virgin Media (formerly UPC) have announced that Eir Sport is to return to Virgin Media platforms. Virgin Media Sport will also be made available to Eir customers in the deal. Under the agreement, Virgin Media Sport will be available to eir customers as part of the eir sport pack, and in turn, eir sport will be available to Virgin Media TV customers. This comes as the eir sports pack lost BT sports following a deal with Sky.

The Virgin eir deal will see both companies provide their sports channels and services to each others companies.

Virgin Media Sports and eir Sports will be provided to Virgin Media and eir customers at no additional charge.

eir sport:

Rugby World Cup


Allianz Leagues

League of Ireland


FA Cup

Virgin Media Sport:

Champions League

Europa League

Euro 2020 Qualifiers

Bellator MMA

eir sport is the official broadcaster of the Rugby World Cup in Ireland. eir sport is also the main Irish rights holder for the Guinness PRO14. eir sport will also show extensive live Allianz Leagues Hurling and Football, live action from the FA Cup, SSE Airtricity League, Irish U21 Home qualifiers, tennis from Roland Garros, Wimbledon and more. eir broadband, eir TV and selected eir mobile customers will be able to watch live UEFA Champions League and live UEFA Europa League at no additional charge as part of the eir sport pack. The content will also be available to those paying for the eir sport pack on Sky.

Virgin Media Sport offers extensive sports coverage across over 300 matches in the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Europa League, the Nations League and the UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers - making Virgin Media Sport the home of top European Football. Virgin Media Television broadcasts the Guinness Six Nations, The Heineken Champions Cup and top horse racing including the Cheltenham Festival and Aintree Grand National, all free-to-air. In the coming weeks Virgin Media TV customers will get access to the Rugby World Cup, Guinness PRO14, and Allianz League, which will further broaden Virgin Media’s sports coverage, at no additional charge for Virgin Media TV customers.