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#On the box

# on-the-box - Monday 16 September, 2019

Over 1.1 million people watched Dublin's All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry
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Over 1.1 million people watched Dublin's All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry

Sep 16th 2019, 1:41 PM 15,815 Views 52 Comments

There were also record numbers for the ladies football finals on TG4.

TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage
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TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage

Sep 16th 2019, 12:00 PM 58,935 Views 34 Comments

The two broadcasters have learned from each other and now there’s little difference in their approach.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From Cardiff heartache to the presenter's chair, Bowe relishing new World Cup role
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From Cardiff heartache to the presenter's chair, Bowe relishing new World Cup role

Sep 11th 2019, 4:36 PM 6,732 Views 4 Comments

‘It’s going to be mad and intense but it’s presenting a World Cup. It’s a bit of a dream.’

# on-the-box - Monday 9 September, 2019

TV Wrap - Cartoonish rage and unfair comments overshadow Keane's interesting side at Bord Gáis Theatre
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TV Wrap - Cartoonish rage and unfair comments overshadow Keane's interesting side at Bord Gáis Theatre

Sep 9th 2019, 3:36 PM 38,781 Views 77 Comments

The Irish legend has caused ructions with comments about Jon Walters and Alex Ferguson at an Off The Ball event with Gary Neville.

# on-the-box - Monday 2 September, 2019

TV Wrap - RTÉ analysis veers toward a circus as Kerry assert old swagger against the Dubs
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TV Wrap - RTÉ analysis veers toward a circus as Kerry assert old swagger against the Dubs

Sep 2nd 2019, 9:30 PM 69,508 Views 64 Comments

There was much disagreement over Johnny Cooper’s red card, while Pat Spillane talked about ‘unknown unknowns.’

# on-the-box - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Here's what we know about Darklands, the new 'ultra-violent' gangland drama set in Bray
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Here's what we know about Darklands, the new 'ultra-violent' gangland drama set in Bray

Sep 1st 2019, 11:00 AM 39,942 Views 16 Comments

The show is written by Cardboard Gangsters writer Mark O’Connor.

# on-the-box - Thursday 22 August, 2019

RTÉ announces deal to show All-Ireland club championships for first time
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RTÉ announces deal to show All-Ireland club championships for first time

Aug 22nd 2019, 2:30 PM 26,592 Views 28 Comments

The national broadcaster enters the club market alongside TG4 this Autumn.

# on-the-box - Thursday 15 August, 2019

ITV4 to show Barcelona's La Liga opener in continuation of rights deal
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ITV4 to show Barcelona's La Liga opener in continuation of rights deal

Aug 15th 2019, 9:11 PM 9,771 Views 8 Comments

The broadcaster screened weekly matches for the final months of the last campaign.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Mickey Harte: Sky's introduction to GAA has resulted in 'more insightful analysis'
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Mickey Harte: Sky's introduction to GAA has resulted in 'more insightful analysis'

Updated Aug 6th 2019, 9:35 PM 39,737 Views 62 Comments

The Tyrone boss dismisses the common refrain that all big games should be free-to-air.

TV Wrap - Amazon's stunning new football docuseries an antidote to Premier League nonsense
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TV Wrap - Amazon's stunning new football docuseries an antidote to Premier League nonsense

Aug 6th 2019, 3:02 PM 28,764 Views 17 Comments

The streaming service has — in partnership with Starbucks — released a new six-part series of films called This is Football.

# on-the-box - Monday 29 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Donal Óg draws in mention of the Brits as The Sunday Game finds itself in a culture war
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TV Wrap - Donal Óg draws in mention of the Brits as The Sunday Game finds itself in a culture war

Jul 29th 2019, 5:00 PM 47,006 Views 55 Comments

‘The last remnants of British culture on these islands’ got the blame for criticism of the sweeper system in hurling.

Crunch Super 8s clash between Mayo and Donegal set for Sky Sports coverage
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Crunch Super 8s clash between Mayo and Donegal set for Sky Sports coverage

Jul 29th 2019, 11:31 AM 16,056 Views 18 Comments

The TV details for this weekend’s football games have been confirmed.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Sky unveil pricing details of new package that includes BT Sport
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Sky unveil pricing details of new package that includes BT Sport

Jul 24th 2019, 3:40 PM 59,678 Views 55 Comments

‘Sports Extra’ will carry BT Sport and Premier Sport in Ireland, meaning a record 233 Premier League matches will be available live.

# on-the-box - Monday 22 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph
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TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph

Updated Jul 22nd 2019, 5:13 PM 23,967 Views 14 Comments

Elsewhere, a Sky commentator claimed Lowry as British while Rory McIlroy was left on the verge of tears after a cruel return to Royal Portrush.

# on-the-box - Monday 15 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air
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TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air

Jul 15th 2019, 5:00 PM 21,639 Views 26 Comments

Elsewhere, viewers were annoyed by the Sunday Game. Again.

# on-the-box - Monday 8 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics
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TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics

Jul 8th 2019, 8:13 PM 23,015 Views 27 Comments

Elsewhere, a few classic Irish tropes emerged on The Sunday Game.

All football Super 8s games and hurling quarter-finals to be televised this weekend despite clashes
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All football Super 8s games and hurling quarter-finals to be televised this weekend despite clashes

Jul 8th 2019, 12:00 PM 37,397 Views 29 Comments

Get ready for a huge weekend of mouth-watering GAA action.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Eir Sport announce live TV coverage for four European games involving Irish clubs
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Eir Sport announce live TV coverage for four European games involving Irish clubs

Jul 3rd 2019, 12:34 PM 4,927 Views 4 Comments

It’s good news if you’re a supporter of Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers or St Patrick’s Athletic.

# on-the-box - Monday 1 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage
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TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage

Updated Jul 1st 2019, 9:37 PM 48,407 Views 49 Comments

The England boss has been the breakout star, and thankfully, TG4 and the state broadcaster have been around to bring it to us.

# on-the-box - Monday 3 June, 2019

TV Wrap - Jose and Arsene come together to star on Champions League final night
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TV Wrap - Jose and Arsene come together to star on Champions League final night

Jun 3rd 2019, 9:30 AM 40,285 Views 44 Comments

Once enemies, Mourinho and Wenger were the stars of the show as Michael Owen painted the town beige on BT Sport.

# on-the-box - Monday 27 May, 2019

TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game
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TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game

May 27th 2019, 1:36 PM 10,280 Views 6 Comments

The best argument for tiering the football championships is that it will end the talk of tiering the football championships.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Good news for rugby fans as Pro14 final to be shown free-to-air
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Good news for rugby fans as Pro14 final to be shown free-to-air

May 22nd 2019, 2:05 PM 18,880 Views 17 Comments

TG4 will show live coverage of Leinster’s clash with Glasgow Warriors this weekend.

# on-the-box - Monday 20 May, 2019

TV Wrap: BBC struggle to liven up another boring Manchester City triumph
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TV Wrap: BBC struggle to liven up another boring Manchester City triumph

May 20th 2019, 2:25 PM 8,353 Views 11 Comments

Gary Lineker would have been better off saying ‘another win for the bloodless and efficient use of capital’ and cutting straight to the Eurovision.

# on-the-box - Monday 13 May, 2019

TV Wrap: The Sunday Game returns with a new approach and an age-old trait
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TV Wrap: The Sunday Game returns with a new approach and an age-old trait

May 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 45,020 Views 48 Comments

For all of its new gadgets and approach, the show still left lots of people annoyed.

# on-the-box - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Where to watch Saturday's Champions Cup final as Leinster chase history
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Where to watch Saturday's Champions Cup final as Leinster chase history

May 9th 2019, 8:52 PM 13,958 Views 35 Comments

The game is available live on free-to-air TV on Virgin Media.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night
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TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night

May 8th 2019, 7:30 AM 47,120 Views 53 Comments

George Hamilton got his prediction (almost) right while Jurgen Klopp was stuck for words.

# on-the-box - Monday 29 April, 2019

TV Wrap: Keane shows Neville how to do it in compelling Sky Sports appearance
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TV Wrap: Keane shows Neville how to do it in compelling Sky Sports appearance

Apr 29th 2019, 5:50 PM 73,139 Views 56 Comments

While Neville is a much better analyst, Keane proved more adept at talking about Manchester United.

Dara Ó Cinnéide's new TV series looks at the worth and value of GAA - and how it's changing
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Dara Ó Cinnéide's new TV series looks at the worth and value of GAA - and how it's changing

Apr 29th 2019, 2:44 PM 6,602 Views 0 Comments

GAA Eile begins tonight at 8.30pm on RTÉ One.

# on-the-box - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From provincial action to All-Ireland finals - Sky announce 2019 GAA coverage
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From provincial action to All-Ireland finals - Sky announce 2019 GAA coverage

Apr 25th 2019, 12:43 PM 9,794 Views 13 Comments

It’s nearly that time of year again…

# on-the-box - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments
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TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments

Apr 23rd 2019, 4:58 PM 57,266 Views 73 Comments

Meanwhile, Paul Merson serves up the best bit of telly all week.

# on-the-box - Monday 15 April, 2019

TV Wrap: More Kerry jerseys at the Masters while Tiger doesn't cry and Healy-Rae moans
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TV Wrap: More Kerry jerseys at the Masters while Tiger doesn't cry and Healy-Rae moans

Apr 15th 2019, 12:50 PM 52,933 Views 32 Comments

Woods was subjected to a bizarre Butler Cabin interview after his remarkable triumph, while the FAI story became about one man.

# on-the-box - Monday 8 April, 2019

TV Wrap: Gordon Strachan's ignorance shows the Premier League is not beyond the UK's madness
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TV Wrap: Gordon Strachan's ignorance shows the Premier League is not beyond the UK's madness

Updated Apr 8th 2019, 3:08 PM 42,461 Views 16 Comments

Elsewhere, the GAA disappears from our screens for a month.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

TV Wrap: Ignore those who say Carragher's wild reaction to Liverpool's latest drama was unprofessional
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TV Wrap: Ignore those who say Carragher's wild reaction to Liverpool's latest drama was unprofessional

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:00 PM 36,286 Views 36 Comments

Elsewhere, Tim Sherwood is very alarmed at Tottenham’s ‘unthinkable’ slump.

# on-the-box - Monday 1 April, 2019

TG4's legendary GAA series Underdogs is coming back - are you the next big star?
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TG4's legendary GAA series Underdogs is coming back - are you the next big star?

Apr 1st 2019, 12:38 PM 9,597 Views 2 Comments

Here’s your chance…

# on-the-box - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

TV and ticket details revealed for hurling league semi-final double-header in Nowlan Park
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TV and ticket details revealed for hurling league semi-final double-header in Nowlan Park

Mar 19th 2019, 3:14 PM 16,760 Views 11 Comments

Limerick take on Dublin while Galway face Waterford in the final-four ties.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

New deal means all Premier League games will be available to Sky TV customers from next season
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New deal means all Premier League games will be available to Sky TV customers from next season

Mar 12th 2019, 12:35 PM 22,522 Views 13 Comments

233 games from three separate broadcasters will soon be available on the one platform.

# on-the-box - Monday 11 March, 2019

TV Wrap: Drenching of coverage in curious jargon among Schmidt's legacies in Irish rugby
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TV Wrap: Drenching of coverage in curious jargon among Schmidt's legacies in Irish rugby

Updated Mar 11th 2019, 8:22 PM 40,650 Views 21 Comments

Elsewhere, Rio Ferdinand met PSG and Saturday Night Live disgraced themselves with a parody of the Premier League.

# on-the-box - Monday 4 March, 2019

TV Wrap: Seamus Darby's Laochra Gael exposes what we demand of sports stars
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TV Wrap: Seamus Darby's Laochra Gael exposes what we demand of sports stars

Mar 4th 2019, 10:40 PM 31,329 Views 5 Comments

Elsewhere, Jerry Kiernan returned to our screens…and was totally brilliant.

# on-the-box - Monday 25 February, 2019

TV Wrap: Terry's self-interest on show as Sky get analysis of Sarri/Kepa controversy wrong
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TV Wrap: Terry's self-interest on show as Sky get analysis of Sarri/Kepa controversy wrong

Feb 25th 2019, 5:00 PM 77,058 Views 54 Comments

The Carabao Cup final was marked by an amazing moment of television, but Sky had the wrong people analysing it.

# on-the-box - Friday 22 February, 2019

These 5 Premier League fixtures will be exclusive to Irish Sky Sports customers
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These 5 Premier League fixtures will be exclusive to Irish Sky Sports customers

Feb 22nd 2019, 6:44 PM 13,578 Views 1 Comment

The broadcaster has also announced its broadcasting schedule for April.