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RTÉ Secures Rights To Ireland's Euro 2020, 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 24 / 17

RTÉ Sport secured exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights to the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2020 and 2022 World Cup qualifiers. In a separate agreement, RTÉ Sport secured the exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights in the Republic of Ireland for the finals of Euro 2020, which will featur...

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