RTÉ and TG4 net rights to Women’s World Cup in Ireland

The Fifa Women’s World Cup will be broadcast free-to-air in its entirety for the first time in Ireland after public-service broadcaster RTÉ and Irish-language broadcaster TG4 acquired rights to this year’s edition.

The deal with world football’s governing body Fifa will provide live coverage of every match. RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player will broadcast 23 matches including three of the quarter-finals, one semi-final and the final on July 7.

TG4 will broadcast 29 matches, including the opening match, one quarter-final, one semi final, the match for third place and highlights of the final.

The 2019 Women’s World Cup will commence in France on June 7. Ireland has not qualified for the event.