RTÉ announce lineup for Euro 2024

RTÉ announce lineup for Euro 2024

Irish state broadcaster RTÉ has announced their lineup for Euro 2024, and it's a mix of old and new faces. 

RTÉ will show 51 free-to-air live and exclusive games on RTÉ, with 45 will be live on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player and the six final group games on the RTÉ Player and RTÉ News channels.

Hosts Germany kick off tournament proceedings and Irish coverage with the game against Scotland on Friday night.

Peter Collins, Joanne Cantwell, Tony O'Donoghue, and Jacqui Hurley will lead the presentation of all the action, accompanied in the studio by panellists Shay Given, Ray Houghton, Ronnie Whelan, Kevin Doyle, Didi Hamann, Stephanie Roche, Stephen Kelly, Lisa Fallon, and Richie Sadlier. Making his RTÉ tournament debut is Republic of Ireland centurion James McClean.

While the live match commentary team will include Darragh Maloney, Des Curran, George Hamilton, Adrian Eames, John Kenny, and Cathal Mullaney, with co-commentators such as Ray Houghton, Ronnie Whelan, Stephen Kelly, and Kenny Cunningham,.

James McClean will be a pundit (Image: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

All games will be available live and on catch-up through the RTÉ Player.

Declan McBennett, RTÉ Group Head of Sport, said: "The Euros will stand as one of the four huge pillars of sporting coverage across RTÉ this summer, and we are delighted that every game will be covered "live" as part of our offering to the audience.

"The tournament has left lasting images and memories for all of us from Stuttgart onwards, and the return to Germany this year promises to be a spectacle that will fascinate us all and capture the hearts and minds of those watching and listening."