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# on-the-box - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Government announces review of Irish sports events protected for free-to-air broadcast
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Government announces review of Irish sports events protected for free-to-air broadcast

Dec 10th 2020, 4:25 PM 18,976 Views 26 Comments

Members of the public are invited to suggest events to be added or taken from the list.

# on-the-box - Friday 27 November, 2020

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
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Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Nov 27th 2020, 3:03 PM 31,442 Views 21 Comments

There’s plenty of live action to look forward to this weekend.

# on-the-box - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Premier League scraps controversial pay-per-view experiment, confirms new TV schedule
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# On The Box

Premier League scraps controversial pay-per-view experiment, confirms new TV schedule

Nov 14th 2020, 12:11 AM 6,211 Views 5 Comments

Matches from 21 November are due to be shown live on Sky Sports, BT Sport, the BBC and Amazon.

# on-the-box - Saturday 24 October, 2020

'It's always a pinch me moment' - fronting the TV coverage through a GAA season like no other
# Sky's The Limit
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# Sky's The Limit

'It's always a pinch me moment' - fronting the TV coverage through a GAA season like no other

Oct 24th 2020, 10:00 AM 38,277 Views 2 Comments

Gráinne McElwain – best known as the face of TG4′s ladies football coverage – is Sky Sports’ presenter for the 2020 championship.

# on-the-box - Friday 16 October, 2020

No shortage of live championship action as RTÉ unveil upcoming GAA coverage
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No shortage of live championship action as RTÉ unveil upcoming GAA coverage

Oct 16th 2020, 10:02 AM 16,946 Views 16 Comments

League clashes, provincial showdowns and All-Ireland finals will all be shown live by the national broadcaster.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

RTÉ to televise Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers this Sunday
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# On The Box

RTÉ to televise Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers this Sunday

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:25 PM 4,130 Views 1 Comment

The leaders will take on the reigning champions at Oriel Park.

# on-the-box - Monday 24 August, 2020

TV Wrap - Sport and politics mix as PSG follow Golfgate onto centre-stage
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# On The Box

TV Wrap - Sport and politics mix as PSG follow Golfgate onto centre-stage

Aug 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,466 Views 5 Comments

Unlike BT Sport, Virgin and RTÉ didn’t shirk the big questions involving Qatar and PSG, at the end of a week which showed Official Ireland’s true attitude to sport.

# on-the-box - Saturday 22 August, 2020

EFL in talks to broadcast all matches live during 2020-21 season
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# On The Box

EFL in talks to broadcast all matches live during 2020-21 season

Aug 22nd 2020, 12:11 PM 5,637 Views 1 Comment

Good news for fans as the action remains behind closed doors.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Plaudits for Normal People continue the rise and rise of director Lenny Abrahamson
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# A Look Back

Plaudits for Normal People continue the rise and rise of director Lenny Abrahamson

Jul 29th 2020, 6:30 PM 21,383 Views 15 Comments

The first time we may have seen Abrahamson’s work on TV might not be what you expect.

# on-the-box - Friday 24 July, 2020

A new documentary exploring the life of Meath legend Seán Boylan is coming to RTÉ soon
# King Of The Royals
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# King Of The Royals

A new documentary exploring the life of Meath legend Seán Boylan is coming to RTÉ soon

Updated Jul 24th 2020, 8:02 PM 30,994 Views 30 Comments

‘Seán’ will air on Thursday, 6 August.

# on-the-box - Sunday 28 June, 2020

'The highs are so short-lived and the lows last so much longer' - New film reveals the tough reality of a LOI footballer
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# On The Box

'The highs are so short-lived and the lows last so much longer' - New film reveals the tough reality of a LOI footballer

Jun 28th 2020, 9:00 AM 6,317 Views 1 Comment

Out of Their League screens on eir Sport tomorrow night.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

A Will Ferrell Eurovision comedy, Comic Relief and a Disney movie - it's your weekly TV guide
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# The Remote

A Will Ferrell Eurovision comedy, Comic Relief and a Disney movie - it's your weekly TV guide

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:30 PM 24,299 Views 10 Comments

We’ve got you covered for some shows to sink your teeth into this week.

# on-the-box - Friday 19 June, 2020

Sofa Watch: A socially distant Father's Day and Daniel O'Donnell does Kangoo Jumping
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# On The Box

Sofa Watch: A socially distant Father's Day and Daniel O'Donnell does Kangoo Jumping

Jun 19th 2020, 6:30 PM 16,010 Views 1 Comment

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

# on-the-box - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Here is a list of the free-to-air Premier League games coming to Ireland in July
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From The42
# On The Box

Here is a list of the free-to-air Premier League games coming to Ireland in July

Jun 18th 2020, 11:49 AM 17,946 Views 8 Comments

Sky Sports to screen seven games on their free-to-air channel in first two weeks of July.

TV Wrap - A David Luiz disaster proves familiar in Sky's 'new normal' for the Premier League
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# On The Box

TV Wrap - A David Luiz disaster proves familiar in Sky's 'new normal' for the Premier League

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 17,105 Views 13 Comments

How Sky’s coverage of the new-look Premier League looked on its first night back.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

A thrilling drama, a Lewis Carroll classic for the kids, and changing planet earth - it's your weekly TV guide
# Nights In
# Nights In

A thrilling drama, a Lewis Carroll classic for the kids, and changing planet earth - it's your weekly TV guide

Jun 16th 2020, 6:30 PM 11,267 Views 2 Comments

We’ve got you covered for some shows and films to sink your teeth into this week.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

The Remote: Celebrity Gogglebox, the return of the Fab Five and a bake off - it's your weekly TV guide
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: Celebrity Gogglebox, the return of the Fab Five and a bake off - it's your weekly TV guide

Jun 9th 2020, 6:30 PM 14,186 Views 4 Comments

We’ve got you covered for some shows to sink your teeth into this week.

# on-the-box - Thursday 4 June, 2020

TV Wrap - New documentary proves we have heard more than enough from Lance Armstrong
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# On The Box

TV Wrap - New documentary proves we have heard more than enough from Lance Armstrong

Jun 4th 2020, 5:35 PM 35,410 Views 29 Comments

The disgraced cyclist is the subject of a new, two-part ESPN series.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

The Remote: Daniel at home, the Normal People finale and a classic Hitchcock flick - it's your weekly TV guide
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: Daniel at home, the Normal People finale and a classic Hitchcock flick - it's your weekly TV guide

Jun 2nd 2020, 6:00 PM 21,273 Views 7 Comments

We’ve got you covered for some shows and films to sink your teeth into this week.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

The Remote: Space Force blasts off, Normal People in Sweden and Munster finals in the sun - it's your weekly TV guide
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The Remote: Space Force blasts off, Normal People in Sweden and Munster finals in the sun - it's your weekly TV guide

May 26th 2020, 6:30 PM 14,018 Views 2 Comments

We’ve got you covered for some shows to sink your teeth into this week.

# on-the-box - Monday 25 May, 2020

Here are the classic games coming up on eir Sport
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From The42
# On The Box

Here are the classic games coming up on eir Sport

May 25th 2020, 1:08 PM 8,416 Views 6 Comments

Fans of Manchester United, Liverpool, rugby and GAA are in for a sporting bonanza over the next week.

# on-the-box - Friday 22 May, 2020

Here are the classic GAA games coming up on TG4
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here are the classic GAA games coming up on TG4

May 22nd 2020, 9:50 PM 40,417 Views 42 Comments

Another eight famous games are coming up on All-Ireland gold in June.

# on-the-box - Monday 18 May, 2020

TV Wrap - Ghostly Bundesliga appears on BT Sport while NBC make a hames of golf's return
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From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Ghostly Bundesliga appears on BT Sport while NBC make a hames of golf's return

May 18th 2020, 7:45 AM 35,738 Views 19 Comments

Donald Trump appeared during coverage of Rory McIlroy’s charity skins game with Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Mathew Wolff.

# on-the-box - Monday 11 May, 2020

TV Wrap - Horan and the GAA show impressive leadership as a diminished Sunday Game returns
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From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Horan and the GAA show impressive leadership as a diminished Sunday Game returns

May 11th 2020, 5:09 PM 22,869 Views 44 Comments

The GAA president delivered a socially-distant punch to the gut, as the reality of a lost GAA summer sank in.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

TV Wrap - In The Last Dance, Jordan's political silence is another emblem of the 1990s
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From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - In The Last Dance, Jordan's political silence is another emblem of the 1990s

May 5th 2020, 5:23 PM 23,080 Views 38 Comments

Were he playing the game today, Jordan might not be afforded the chance to stay silent and say that “Republicans buy sneakers too”.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

The Remote: Normal People hype and was Italia '90 really that good? - it's your weekly TV Guide
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# On The Box

The Remote: Normal People hype and was Italia '90 really that good? - it's your weekly TV Guide

Apr 28th 2020, 6:00 PM 21,015 Views 10 Comments

We’ve got you covered for some shows to sink your teeth into this week.

# on-the-box - Thursday 16 April, 2020

TV Wrap - Even without any football, the Premier League continues to exasperate
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From The42
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TV Wrap - Even without any football, the Premier League continues to exasperate

Apr 16th 2020, 9:30 PM 9,641 Views 7 Comments

Graeme Souness is critical of Paul Pogba and another club is sold as an item of sportswashing – it’s as if nothing has changed.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

TV Wrap - Sunderland 'Til I Die is the show we want, if not the show we need right now
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From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Sunderland 'Til I Die is the show we want, if not the show we need right now

Apr 1st 2020, 9:58 PM 32,196 Views 21 Comments

The second series of the fly-on-the-wall documentary has been released on Netflix.

# on-the-box - Friday 27 March, 2020

TV Wrap - Dana White among the last of the deluded as sport's irrelevance is made clear
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From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Dana White among the last of the deluded as sport's irrelevance is made clear

Updated Mar 27th 2020, 5:18 PM 66,013 Views 36 Comments

The realisation is dawning more slowly for others that sport just isn’t important in the face of a pandemic.

# on-the-box - Monday 16 March, 2020

5 highlights from the concluding part of RTÉ's The Boys in Green
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From The42
# COYBIG

5 highlights from the concluding part of RTÉ's The Boys in Green

Mar 16th 2020, 10:30 PM 33,474 Views 46 Comments

What were your favourite memories of this much-needed reflection on the glory years?

# on-the-box - Friday 13 March, 2020

TV Wrap - ITV can't hit the right note as the shameful staging of Cheltenham is laid bare
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From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - ITV can't hit the right note as the shameful staging of Cheltenham is laid bare

Mar 13th 2020, 6:51 PM 96,655 Views 118 Comments

ITV tried to cover the festival like it was any other year…but this year is far from normal.

# on-the-box - Monday 9 March, 2020

5 highlights from the first part of RTÉ's Boys in Green documentary
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# On The Box

5 highlights from the first part of RTÉ's Boys in Green documentary

Mar 9th 2020, 10:37 PM 11,761 Views 20 Comments

From Eamon Dunphy’s shame to John Aldridge’s embarrassment, via an oddly bad John Giles prediction.

TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend
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TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend

Mar 9th 2020, 8:30 AM 34,204 Views 2 Comments

The biggest game in Europe was in an empty stadium, other events were cancelled and Roy Keane bantered with Micah Richards. Thank heavens for France.

# on-the-box - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'English newspapers were writing about the Irish fans, wondering why their fans couldn't behave like that'
# Jack's Army
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# Jack's Army

'English newspapers were writing about the Irish fans, wondering why their fans couldn't behave like that'

Mar 8th 2020, 8:00 AM 65,654 Views 28 Comments

The Jack Charlton Years are remembered in a new, two-part documentary on RTÉ.

# on-the-box - Thursday 27 February, 2020

RTÉ to show Sunday's All-Ireland camogie club finals for the first time
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

RTÉ to show Sunday's All-Ireland camogie club finals for the first time

Feb 27th 2020, 1:02 PM 6,014 Views 4 Comments

Slaughtneil are chasing four-in-a-row, with that one available to watch on RTÉ News Now and RTÉ Player.

# on-the-box - Monday 24 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Bono gets it in the neck as Ireland's problems are exposed in Twickenham horror show
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# On The Box

TV Wrap - Bono gets it in the neck as Ireland's problems are exposed in Twickenham horror show

Feb 24th 2020, 6:45 AM 55,225 Views 35 Comments

While the Irish public rushed to blame the U2 frontman, the pundits worryingly found plenty of different issues on the pitch.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Six different League of Ireland clubs to be shown live on television next month
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Six different League of Ireland clubs to be shown live on television next month

Feb 19th 2020, 3:34 PM 4,505 Views 6 Comments

Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians, Sligo Rovers, Shelbourne and St Patrick’s Athletic all picked by eirSport in March.

# on-the-box - Monday 10 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Matt Williams not quite on the same script as Ireland impress against Wales
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TV Wrap - Matt Williams not quite on the same script as Ireland impress against Wales

Feb 10th 2020, 8:45 AM 41,591 Views 33 Comments

Mattie took some flak for his comments on another stellar outing for Virgin Media’s rugby panel.

# on-the-box - Monday 3 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Rebuilding of Schmidt's reputation begins as Ireland stutter against Scotland
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TV Wrap - Rebuilding of Schmidt's reputation begins as Ireland stutter against Scotland

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 25,403 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere, Dylan Hartley impresses as Matt Williams sticks the boot into Eddie Jones.

# on-the-box - Monday 20 January, 2020

TV Wrap - UFC and Vegas get rich selling Conor McGregor's redemption, but are you buying it?
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From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - UFC and Vegas get rich selling Conor McGregor's redemption, but are you buying it?

Jan 20th 2020, 10:09 AM 48,747 Views 119 Comments

The Dubliner took less than a minute to finish off Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday night.