How to Watch FIFA Women's World Cup in Ireland

The fever for the FIFA Women’s World Cup is too high to handle since the tournament is just about to begin. If you have not figured out yet how to watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 in Ireland, then quickly go through the article to learn the process.

BBC Iplayer and RTE are the two best options for you to enjoy the tournament in Ireland. Let me guide you with detailed information.

Watching FIFA Women’s World Cup on RTE

RTE is undoubtedly one of the most popular broadcasters in Ireland, and they are going to telecast all the matches of the tournament, along with the final. As a bonus, you will get coverage of feature goals, group stage highlights, and knockout drawings.

RTE is the official broadcaster of the tournament in Ireland. It lets you watch all the live actions live on your TV, mobile, or computer. You can also watch the tournament on the go with RTE.

To enjoy all the services of RTE, you should use an RTE player. It is the best platform to watch sports as well as Irish content for free. Any updated browser is compatible with the player. You can install the mobile application also on your Android or iOS.

Watch FIFA Women’s World Cup on BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer is another good option to watch the world cup live. You can enjoy every march on the platform. Unlike other streaming platforms, BBC iPlayer does not require any payment if you are a licensed user. The yearly licensed cost for UK residents is £157.50.

Sadly, however, BBC iPlayer is not accessible in Ireland. But that is on the surface level. There is an alternative way. You can take a subscription plan for a VPN to watch BBC iPlayer from Ireland. Don’t know which VPN to use? Here is a list of the most popular VPNs in Ireland.

VPN Provider Number of Devices Free Trial
CyberGhost 7 devices Yes (1 day)
Express VPN 5 devices Yes (30 days)
NordVPN 6 devices Yes (30 days)
Private Internet Access Unlimited devices No
Surfshark Unlimited devices Yes (30 days)

Choose any of these VPNs and then connect to a UK server. And you are all set to enjoy the Women’s World Cup on your device.

Watch Women’s World Cup on OTT Platforms

You have plenty of other options to watch the tournament on your smart devices. You can watch them on Hulu, Sling TV, and Peacock. These platforms offer plenty of entertainment options at a very reasonable price. Even if they are not accessible in your location, you can always use a VPN.

Here is a list of subscription plans for these platforms:

Platform Subscription plans Cost  Free-trial Screens Channels
Hulu  Hulu + Live TV (with Ads)

Hulu + Live TV (No Ads)









Sling TV Sling Blue+Orange $55 7 days 3 51
peacock Peacock Premium

Peacock Premium Plus



7 days

7 days





You can watch all the live matches of the tournament with a subscription to SlingTV. Hulu + Live TV also offers the same opportunity, plus you can also watch DISNEY+ and ESPN+. Peacock, on the other hand, is going to stream 20 live matches.


Is RTE player free in Ireland?

Yes, RTE player offers absolutely free of cost live streaming service to its users. It makes the platform the best option to watch Irish programs online for free. You can also enjoy the FIFA Women’s World Cup on RTE for free.

Can I Watch BBC iPlayer in Ireland without a VPN?

No, you cannot watch BBC iPlayer without a VPN in Ireland. To enjoy the service of the platform, you must have a VPN to connect to a UK server since the platform is restricted to the UK with its service.


The FIFA Women’s World Cup is only a few hours away, so you should hurry up to select your plan. You have plenty of options to choose from. There is RTE, BBC, and also other OTT platforms.

If you want to enjoy the tournament along with other foreign shows and programs, then you can select any of the above-mentioned streaming platforms with the help of a VPN.

Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.