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TG4 All Ireland Ladies Football Coverage

Tue 26 Sep 2017 14:48:32

TG4 have announced that their coverage of the TG4 All Ireland Ladies Football Championship final had its highest audience in the last 17 years of coverage. An average of 303,800 people watched the live broadcast of the Senior Final between Dublin and Mayo, the highest-ever viewing figure for a Ladies’ final on the station since it first started to broadcast the games back in 2001.

Girls In Blue Retain Championship Title

Tue 26 Sep 2017 14:43:07

The Dublin team ratched up 4 goals against the Mayo team at the All Ireland Ladies Football final, with Mayo only able to gain 11 points against the Dublin team. This comes after a 1 point loss in the men's finals. Croke Park was attend by close to 50,000 spectators, the largest ever seen for the final.

3 in a Row for Dublin

Mon 18 Sep 2017 13:36:39

Dublin have won the All Ireland Football final for a 3rd year in a row. Mayo haven't won a title since 1951, they have been to the final 9 times since 1951 but have failed to break there loosing streak. The score was a nail biting 1-17 to 1-16, with Dublin's Dean Rock scoring the final point for a Dublin Victory.

Pat Hickey Resigns from IOC

Sun 10 Sep 2017 14:22:26

The International Olympic Committee has announced the resignation of executive board member Patrick Hickey. Mr. Hickey was arrested in Brazil in 2016 following a police investigation into ticketing. Mr. Hickey was allowed to return to Ireland following his legal teams advice to the Brizilian courts that he wasn't feeling all that well, Mr. Hickey has since travel outside Ireland, he will not attend proceedings against him as he is still not feeling all that well. On Newstalk he stated he had never received payment from the Olympic Committee of Ireland (OCI), however it was later found that he was paid 60,000 per year and often travel first class when attending Olympic Games.

Galway beat Waterford in All Ireland Hurling Final

Sun 03 Sep 2017 17:20:12

With just 3 points in it Galway claimed victory over Waterford. The All Ireland Hurling Final saw Galway claimed victory in a 29 year drought on the hurling field. Waterford were left disappoint having failed to secure victory and remain defeated since 1959. The final Score was Galway 0-26 to Watefords 2-17.

RTɠretain International Soccer

Wed 23 Aug 2017 18:52:48

RTɠSports have announced that the national broadcaster has retained the lions share of live international soccer until 2022 for Irish soccer fans. RTɠwill screen Qualifiers for the Republic of Ireland for the Euros 2020 and the World Cup 2022. RTɠalso won the rights to the Euros 2020 Finals, which is due to be held around Europe, including Dublin.