TG4 Viewing Figures Match Previous Viewing Record

TG4 “Ties the Record” with TV Audience for Ladies Finals

Following on the LGFA’s  great achievement in shattering their own Croke Park attendance record for yesterday’s All-Ireland Finals the the TG4 Championships, (34,000) the official TV audience measure has brought further good news.

25 September 2016; A general view of the scoreboard displaying the attendance during the Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final match between Cork v Dublin at Croke Park in Dublin.  Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

This morning’s Nielsen data confirms that  TG4’s live coverage of the thrilling Senior Final (in which the all-conquering six-in-a-row Cork team narrowly defeated Dublin)  was viewed throughout by an audience of 235,000, with a reach of just under 500,000 (viewers tuning in at some point of the match).   The TG4 share of the national TV  audience for the duration of the match was almost 27%.


All of these TV rating measures for yesterday’s Final  also match TG4’s own audience records for this event over the past 16 years.   Outgoing  TG4 Ardstiúrthóir Pól Ó Gallchóir congratulated all those involved in the highly successful campaign to break the attendance record at Croke Park,   “Ladies Gaelic Football is now a  major  attraction,” he said “and TG4 is delighted to be at the centre of promoting this great native Irish sport.

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