GAA on TV this weekend: the championship is back

May 19, 2017

A TV camera catching the action ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

It is nearly eight months since we have had a senior intercounty championship game on television but come Saturday that wait is over.

We have three live games to look forward to.

Saturday 20 May

RTE2, 6.30pm, Monaghan v Fermanagh, Ulster SFC preliminary round (Throw-in 7pm)

Sunday 21 May

RTE2, 1.15pm, Mayo v Sligo, Connacht SFC quarter-final (Throw-in 2pm)

RTE2, 3.40pm, Tipperary v Cork, Munster SHC quarter-final (Throw-in 4pm)

RTE2, 9.30pm, The Sunday Game

Highlights from the weekend's championship action as Des Cahill is joined by Anthony Daly, Ciaran Whelan, Eddie Brennan and Tomas O Se.

Monday 22 May

TG4, 8pm, GAA USA

Episode 2 - Dara Ó Cinnéide explores how the GAA reflected a profound dilemma faced by early 20th-century Irish Americans, who were driven by the idea of Irish independence while simultaneously striving to carve out a new identity for themselves.

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