Sunday, September 04, 2016

RTÉ Gaelic football final coverage on shortwave

RTE ( Raidió Teilifís Éireann) specials - Here are the details for the GGA broadcasts - the start time for the programmes is 1 pm Irish time.

RTÉ Radio will broadcast the GAA All Ireland Hurling Final on Sunday, 4th  September and the All Ireland Football Final on Sunday, 18th September on all wavelengths and via the internet to Irish people and communities around the world.

RTÉ is asking on those with relatives or friends abroad to let them know that this coverage is available and to invite them to the biggest party in Ireland's sporting calendar.

Ireland: At home, audiences can listen as usual to the GAA finals on RTÉ Radio 1 FM and on Longwave 252.

Britain: Across most of Britain, listeners can receive our coverage on Long Wave 252. In addition RTÉ Radio 1 is available on the UK free to air satellite platform Freesat on channel 750.

Worldwide: Across the world, the match commentaries will be available online at

Shortwave to Africa: In Africa, where many Irish people live and work, often in relative isolation with poor communications, RTÉ is providing special transmissions on shortwave radio.

The transmissions will be available on 15320 kHz.

1300-1700 UTC on 15320 kHz via Meyerton, South Africa 250 kW 007 deg to South Africa

These services are part of RTÉ's continued commitment to Irish people overseas and, over the years, has proven especially popular with those in geographically or technically isolated areas.

In addition to RTÉ Radio broadcasts, RTÉ will also broadcast the All Ireland Finals on RTÉ One Television. Don't forget also the extensive and dynamic online offering from

Here's a video of reception from 4th Sept, 2016 at 1511 UTC :

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