Slovakia v Republic of Ireland live on RTÉ2, RTÉ Player and RTÉ2FM
Republic of Ireland Women’s Euro 2021 Qualifiers v Greece and Montenegro live on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player
Two-part documentary on the Jack Charlton years to air on RTÉ One
RTÉ Sport announced today (Tuesday 3 March, 2020) that it will broadcast the Republic of Ireland’s UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying play-off semi-final against Slovakia on Thursday 26 March. Should Mick McCarthy’s men overcome Slovakia in Bratislava RTÉ will also show the play-off final away against the winner of Bosnia and Herzegovina v Northern Ireland on Tuesday 31 March.
On RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player (Thursday 26 March, 7.00pm) Darragh Maloney will be joined by Liam Brady and Didi Hamann for live coverage of the semi-final from Bratislava with George Hamilton and Ronnie Whelan on commentary and Tony O’Donoghue reporting. Kick-off 7.45pm with extra-time and penalties a possibility.
RTÉ2FM will have commentary from Bratislava in an extended Game On (6.00pm – 10.00pm) with Kenny Cunningham alongside Adrian Eames on commentary.
RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player will also have live coverage of the Irish Women’s Euro 2021 Qualifiers at home against Greece (Thursday 5 March, 7.00pm) and away against Montenegro on March 11 (2.30pm).
In the lead up to the the game in Bratislava RTÉ One and RTÉ Player will screen The Boys in Green telling the story of the greatest period in the history of Irish football, as the achievements of Jack Charlton’s team put Irish football firmly on the global map.
Beginning on Monday 9 March (9.35pm on RTÉ One) the two-part series features contributions from an all-star cast of Irish football heroes, like Tony Cascarino, John Aldridge, Mick McCarthy, Ronnie Whelan, David O’Leary, Jason McAteer, Kevin Sheedy and Stephen Staunton, The Boys In Green tells the story of a nation coming of age on the football field and off it.