Ireland

World Athletics’ annual series of meetings will return to television in Ireland for the first time in over two decades after Irish-language broadcaster TG4 agreed a rights deal with the sport’s world gov…

US-based mixed martial arts promotion Bellator has secured an exclusive broadcast deal in Ireland with pay-television broadcaster Virgin Media Television

US wrestling promotion WWE will receive coverage through an Irish broadcast platform for the first time after agreeing a deal with Virgin Media, the telecoms operator, commercial and pay-television broadcaster

Irish telecoms operator Eir has said it will not be taking part in the latest rounds of sports rights auctions as it reconsiders its business model amid ongoing difficulties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic

Weetabix has built upon its deal with the English Football Association by signing a deal which covers the rest of the home nations in the UK as well as the Republic of Ireland

European football’s governing body Uefa is said to be considering removing Euro 2020 host city status from Bilbao, Dublin and Glasgow amid concerns over guarantees concerning fan attendance for their g…

Virgin Media, the Irish telecoms and commercial and pay-television broadcaster, has said it is “happy to walk away” after failing in efforts to retain its rights to the Uefa Champions League.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the government has placed its full support behind a proposed UK and Ireland bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup, adding that England would be prepared to…

Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ has committed to a new live rights agreement for the League of Ireland Premier Division and will continue to back a streaming platform set up last year to ensure live …

LaLiga, the governing body of the top two divisions of Spanish football, has signed a deal with global sports update and results provider LiveScore which will see matches from the remainder of 2020-21…

US promotion Impact Wrestling has announced that its UK and Ireland broadcast model will switch to streaming via Facebook and YouTube, as of this week

Rugby Australia has offered to host the British & Irish Lions’ tour to South Africa, with a view to bolstering its bid to stage the 2027 Rugby World Cup.

Sky, the Comcast-owned European pay-television broadcaster, has reported a 3

Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ posted a net deficit of €7.2m ($8.7m) for 2019, according to its recently released annual report. The broadcaster’s deficit for the previous year stood at €13m. RTÉ’s

SSE Airtricity, the Irish energy supplier, has extended its title sponsorship of Ireland’s top-tier men’s league for two years and had also become the title sponsor of Ireland’s Women’s National League. The

Marketing and sponsorship agency Onside has published its annual Irish Sponsorship Industry Survey report, which indicates 2020 saw the Irish sponsorship market shrink by €54m ($65.5

Ireland is the latest country in which the sales processes have begun for broadcast rights to the Uefa club competitions from 2021-22 to 2023-24