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Donegal GAA, Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure, Eir Sports announce Club Championship live coverage

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Thu 24th Aug

Donegal GAA, Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure together with Eir sports will provide live coverage on Eir sports of the Michael Murphy sports & leisure senior football championship Quarter Finals X 2 and the 2 Semi Finals.

The dates are as follows :

Two Quarter Finals Sunday 10th September with a 2pm & 4pm Throw in
Semi Final one Saturday the 23rd of September at 7.30pm
Semi Final two Saturday the 30th of September at 7.30pm

eir Sport will be in Donegal on Sunday, September 10th, to broadcast live coverage of two quarter finals in the county’s senior club football championship. It will be an historic first for Ireland’s only dedicated sports channel who announced it had won rights to broadcast from the AIB Club Football and Hurling Championships back in March.

The teams involved in the double header will be confirmed depending on the outcome of results this coming weekend but throw-in times of 2pm and 4pm have been scheduled.

Glen Killane MD of eir TV & Sport commented; “We are really excited to begin broadcasting from the AIB Club Championships and would like to thank the Donegal County Board for their support in making it happen. It will be great to get up and running and further fixtures will be announced in the coming weeks.”

eir Sport will broadcast up to 30 games from the AIB GAA Football and Hurling Club Championships this year alone as part of a five-year deal with the GAA. These are additional games to those which were already being broadcast.

It marks a significant increase in the GAA offering available through the eir Sport pack, which is already home to live coverage of the Allianz Leagues. In addition to broadcast rights, eir Sport has online clip rights for the Club Championships, Allianz Leagues and Championship games. eir Sport also has archive rights to show reruns of classic GAA matches and eir is an official sponsor of the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship.

eir Sport is available free to all eir broadband residential customers who will also receive four BT Sport channels plus BoxNation as part of the eir Sport pack.

About the eir Sport Pack:

The 7 channel eir Sport pack includes eir Sport 1, eir Sport 2, BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport 3, BT Sport ESPN and now BoxNation. The eir Sport Pack is available on eir Vision, on the eir Sport App, on Vodafone TV and on Sky in the Republic of Ireland. eir broadband residential customers can receive the eir Sport pack for free. For more information on eir Sport visit

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Thu 24th Aug

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