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Eir Sport Secures Rights To Live Gaelic Athletic Association Club Coverage

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 24 / 17

The Gaelic Athletic Association and hurling club championships "received a major boost" with the news that eir Sport will broadcast up to 20 live games this season, according to the IRISH INDEPENDENT. The broadcaster secured a five-year deal that commences in May "with early rounds in both code...

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