How to Watch FIFA World Cup in Ireland [2022]

Wondering how to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Ireland? This article is crafted for you.

It’s been four years since France beat Croatia in the Final of the FIFA World Cup to be the World Champions. Now, the world is all set to welcome the World Cup 2022 on 20th November in Qatar.

If you are Irish and don’t know how to watch the tournament on TV and live stream, this article is for you. Let’s check out how to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 in Ireland right away.

How to Watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 Live in Ireland


💻 Live Stream: BBC iPlayer, RTE Player

How to Watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 Live on TV in Ireland

BBC holds the FIFA World Cup 2022 broadcasting rights in Ireland and the UK. Fans in Ireland can enjoy the World Cup matches live on TV via BBC.

Ireland’s national broadcaster RTE also has World Cup broadcasting rights. Hence, fans in Ireland can watch the tournament live on TV for free on RTE.

FIFA World Cup 2022 in Ireland

How to Live Stream FIFA World Cup 2022 from Ireland

No TV? No problem. The cable-cutters can enjoy the FIFA World Cup live stream on BBC iPlayer and RTE Player in Ireland.

BBC iPlayer is only for BBC subscribers. You can download the app and enjoy the live stream for free if you are a BBC subscriber.

RTE player is another best option to go cable-free and enjoy the World Cup matches live, even on the go. The majority of RTÉ’s televised sports programs are available on-demand through RTÉ Player. You can download the app or browse it from your device’s browser.


As the FIFA World Cup is coming closer each day, let’s catch up by checking out the groups and brackets.

Group A

🇶🇦 Qatar

🇪🇨 Ecuador

🇸🇳 Senegal

🇳🇱 Netherlands

Group B

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 England

🇺🇸 USA

🇮🇷 Iran

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Wales

Group C

🇦🇷 Argentina

🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia

🇲🇽 Mexico

🇵🇱 Poland

Group D

🇫🇷 France

🇩🇰 Denmark

🇹🇳 Tunisia

🇦🇺 Australia

Group E 

🇪🇸 Spain

🇩🇪 Germany

🇯🇵 Japan

🇨🇷 Costa Rica

Group F

🇧🇪 Belgium

🇨🇦 Canada

🇲🇦 Morocco 

🇭🇷 Croatia

Group G

🇧🇷 Brazil

🇷🇸 Serbia

🇨🇭 Switzerland

🇨🇲 Cameroon

Group H

🇵🇹 Portugal

🇺🇾 Uruguay

🇬🇭 Ghana

🇰🇷 Korea Republic

FIFA World Cup Bracket

Round of 16 Matchups

  • A1 vs B2
  • B1 vs A2


  • C1 vs D2
  • D1 vs C2


  • E1 vs F2
  • F1 vs E2


  • G1 vs H2
  • H1 vs G2

Quarter-Finals Matchups

  • 1 (A1 vs B2) vs (C1 vs D2)
  • 2 (B1 vs A2) vs (D1 vs C2)
  • 3 (E1 vs F2) vs (G1 vs H2)
  • 4 (F1 vs E2) vs (H1 vs G2)

Semi-Finals Matchups

  • 1 vs 3
  • 2 vs 4

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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.