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 ye…

RTÉ has enhanced its coverage of hurling and football under a new agreement struck between the Irish public-service broadcaster, the Gaelic Athletic Association and pay-television broadcaster Eir Sport.

Irish sports broadcaster eir Sport and public-service broadcaster RTÉ have reached an agreement for rights to next year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Uefa and its sales agent, CAA Eleven, have finalised multiple deals for national-team media rights around the world with the Nations League to begin this evening (September 6), TV Sports Markets understands.

Strong competition in Ireland has helped Uefa seal a big increase for its club competition rights, as commercial broadcaster TV3 fell just short in its attempt to acquire all the rights on offer.

The Irish Rugby Football Union roughly doubled the value of domestic rights to Ireland autumn internationals in a deal with public-service broadcaster RTÉ, and is still to sell rights in the UK.

Uefa secured increases for various national-team media rights in recent deals covering France, Ireland and Romania.

Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ has picked up rights to the Uefa Euro 2020 finals and qualifying games for the national football team tournament, as well as rights to European qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup.

Ireland’s Gaelic Athletic Association has enjoyed steady growth in commercial revenues over the last five years and is set to do so until mid-2022.

Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ has reached an agreement to sub-licence commercial broadcaster TV3 rights to 22 of the 51 games at the Uefa Euro 2016 national team football tournament.

Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ is considering sublicensing on sports rights next year in an effort to generate additional income, according to the Irish Times newspaper.

Gaelic Athletic Association president Aogán Ó Fearghail has labelled coverage from Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ as “tiresome” and “consistent in its negativity”, adding it could be a factor when it comes to negotiating a new rights deal.

Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ has acquired rights for three boxing tournaments operated by AIBA, the sport’s global governing body.

Live television audiences for rugby union’s Six Nations championship in 2015 were up year-on year in the tournament’s largest market, the UK, where public-service broadcaster the BBC recorded an average of …

Irish pay-television broadcaster Setanta is thought to be paying less in its deal, agreed last week, for the Uefa Champions League than it does in the current cycle. Overall, however, Uefa has finished with an increase on the current cycle in Ireland thanks to increases in the value of the free-to-air rights.

Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ has agreed a three-year deal for rights to the Irish Open golf tournament.

Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ has retained its rights package for the Uefa Champions League football competition until the end of the 2017-18 season.

The Gaelic Athletic Association and Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ have said they will more than double the number of games provided through GAAGO in 2015, after a successful debut for the online streaming service this year.