Saturday, September 6, 2014

RTÉ Radio 1 Special shortwave broadcast to Africa on September 7

Wherever you are in the world this weekend, you can follow all the action in this year’s All-Ireland Hurling Final with RTÉ Sport.

Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 will be live from 2pm for coverage of the All-Ireland final.
*A specially extended programme on RTÉ Radio 1 Extra on Longwave will be live from 1300 for full commentary on the All-Ireland minor final (throw-in 1315).

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta will also have match coverage on the big day on Spórt on Lae from 1315 and will have further reaction on Spórt an Domhnaigh from 1900.
All radio streams will be available worldwide on RTÉ.ie.
Ireland: At home, audiences can listen as usual to the GAA finals on RTÉ Radio 1 FM, DAB, RTÉ.ie and on Longwave 252.
Britain: Across most of Britain, listeners can receive our coverage on Long Wave 252. In addition RTÉ Radio 1 is available on the UK free to air satellite platform Freesat on channel 750.

Shortwave to Africa
In Africa, where many Irish people live and work, often in relative isolation with poor communications, RTÉ is providing special transmissions on shortwave radio.

Throw-in 1530 (Irish time)
Southern Africa - 5925 kHz (1400 to 1900)
East Africa - 9590 kHz (1500 to 2000)
West Africa - 17685 kHz (1400 to 1900)

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