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How to follow the Irish Open with RTÉ Sport
28 May 2015 07:07
The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open gets underway on Thursday and you can follow coverage on RTÉ throughout the four days at Royal County Down.
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RTÉ television and online coverage will begin at 8am on Thursday. There will be five hours live from the course on RTÉ2, including Rory McIlroy’s star group of Rickie Fowler and Martin Kaymer.
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Compatriot Graeme McDowell will tee off alongside England’s Lee Westwood and Spanish veteran Miguel Angel Jimenez and they will also be on the course from the start of the broadcast.
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Coverage will resume at 4pm on RTÉ One.
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On Friday, television coverage begins from midday to 12.45pm for an update on the morning's play and conclude again at 5.55pm.
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Uninterrupted coverage begins from 1.30pm on Saturday and then 1.10pm on the final day on Sunday.
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All times and scheduling are subject to change.
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RTÉ Television and RTÉ Player (ROI only):
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Thursday: 8am - 1pm (RTÉ2). 4pm - 5.55pm (RTÉ One).
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Friday: 12pm - 12.45pm (RTÉ One) and 1:30pm - 5.55pm (RTÉ One)
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Saturday: 1.30pm - 5.25pm (RTÉ2)
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Sunday: 1.10pm - 5.40pm (RTÉ One)
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RTÉ.ie/Sport and News Now app:
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Thursday and Friday: Live text from 8am. Live radio streaming available via the European Tour. Follow RTÉ Golf (@RTEGolf), Greg Allen (@gregallenrte) and Gary Moran (@GaryMoran66) on Twitter.
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Saturday and Sunday: Live radio streaming available via the European Tour. Follow RTÉ Golf (@RTEGolf), Greg Allen (@gregallenrte) and Gary Moran (@GaryMoran66) on Twitter.
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RTÉ Radio:
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Thursday-Friday: Tune into 2FM’s Game On for all the news from the day’s play, including the views of resident golf expert Gary Murphy. Greg Allen and Gary Moran report from the Royal County Down course during sport bulletins throughout the day.
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Saturday: Saturday Sport is on air from 2.45pm on Radio 1 and will include regular updates from the course from Greg Allen and Gary Moran.
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Sunday: Sunday Sport is on air from 2pm with the latest news on the concluding day of the tournament, as well as commentary on Dublin v Galway in the Leinster Hurling Championship.
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Where can I get RTÉ Aertel Digital?

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