- RTÉ Sport is a department of Irish public broadcaster RTÉ
RTÃ Sport facts
- The department provides sporting coverage through a number of platforms including RTÉ Radio, RTÉ Television, RTÉ
- ie, RTÉ Player Sport and RTÉ Mobile
- RTÉ holds the television and radio broadcasting rights in the Republic of Ireland to several sports, broadcasting the sport live or alongside flagship analysis programmes such The Sunday Game, Thank GAA It's Friday, Soccer Republic and RTÉ Racing on RTÉ Television and Game On, Saturday Sport, Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio
- Traditionally RTÉ Sport faced competition from British-based broadcasters such as the BBC and ITV which have always been present in Ireland, however these broadcasters were primarily concerned with the British public and market
- Domestically, RTÉ had no competition until the late 1990s due to lack of competition in the Irish market
- In latter years however a growth of variety in the Irish market opened competition between other broadcasters most notably with TG4 and Setanta Sports but also TV3
- RTÉ Sport is also in competition with other European broadcasters such as Eurosport, ESPN, Sky Sports in addition to BBC Sport and ITV Sport
- Despite competition in sporting events such as the FIFA World Cup final which is also available on RTÉ Sport remains Ireland's premier and most popular sports broadcaster
- Ryle Nugent is the current head of RTÉ Sport having been appointed in 2010
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