All-Ireland football final most-watched show on Irish TV this year

Over one million people tuned in to watch yesterday's All-Ireland footbal final between Dublin and Mayo, making the match the most-watched show on Irish television so far this year, writes Denise O'Donoghue.

Figures released by RTÉ show Dublin’s nail-biting win over Mayo yesterday drew an average audience of 1,137,500 to RTÉ2’s live coverage of the game.

80.65% of all those watching TV at the time were tuned-in to The Sunday Game Live on RTÉ2.

The TV audience peaked at over 1.3 million people as Dean Rock pointed the winning free for Dublin (17:11) sealing a first three-in-a-row for the Dubs since the 1920s.

It also saw the highest volume of live streams for any football final ever on RTÉ Player and the strongest volume of live streams for any Sunday Game Live ever.

Total live streams reached 107,451 which includes 2,379 live streams of the Irish commentary version.


 

By Denise O’Donoghue

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