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Old 28-08-2007, 16:09
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If I was to work in Ireland via a site set up,(caravan etc) could i take my sky receiver and portable dish and get Setanta Ireland added to my current setanta package?
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Old 28-08-2007, 18:21
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You'd have to tell Sky you've changed address to Ireland. I think they'll probably have to send you a new contract and a new viewing card aswell.

You wouldn't neceseraly have to take your box and dish with you though as you could activate the new card at home in the UK and still receive Setanta Ireland.
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Old 28-08-2007, 18:29
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If I was to work in Ireland via a site set up,(caravan etc) could i take my sky receiver and portable dish and get Setanta Ireland added to my current setanta package?
No.

you would need to tell setanta you have moved to ireland and provide them with an address.

you would then need to change your setanta region to ROI. Setanta in Ireland costs 18Euros a month (12.50)

also Setanta ROI is 18 Euros (12.50) a month.

Also setanta Ireland is a complicated channel.

a lot of programs on setanta Ireland are Irish sports being broadcast to the UK. Some of there Irish Sports like Irish Football (not soccer) are on setanta Ireland but you can only view them in the UK as RTE has the Irish Broadcast rights to them. SO if you move to Ireland you would loose some of that.

But for some things it works the other way round for instance there 3pm Saturday premiership games are only available in Ireland and not the UK.
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Old 28-08-2007, 19:10
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thanks for replies gents,

I must point out that i do want to take my receiver and want to get the 3pm matches while I am over there.

surely I can add ROI to the package and pay the difference?

I can provide setanta with an irish address and then I should get setsports 1 & 2?

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Old 28-08-2007, 20:32
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a lot of programs on setanta Ireland are Irish sports being broadcast to the UK. Some of there Irish Sports like Irish Football (not soccer) are on setanta Ireland but you can only view them in the UK as RTE has the Irish Broadcast rights to them. SO if you move to Ireland you would loose some of that.

But for some things it works the other way round for instance there 3pm Saturday premiership games are only available in Ireland and not the UK.
But don't forget that if you changed to an Irish sub, you'd also get RTE 1, 2, TV3 and TG4. (But you'd lose Five, FiveUS and Five Life)
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Old 28-08-2007, 22:53
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But don't forget that if you changed to an Irish sub, you'd also get RTE 1, 2, TV3 and TG4. (But you'd lose Five, FiveUS and Five Life)
And acquire 08 Not Available's on Channel 4/+1 during certian shows; and lose all the ITVs except CITV and all the BBCs except 1 and 2 off the EPG...
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Old 28-08-2007, 22:56
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I subscribed to Setanta Ireland last year and they knew full well i was in the UK but still accepted me. I signed up trying to get their F1 coverage but cancelled when they got wise and blocked the signal after a few months!
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Old 31-08-2007, 13:23
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And acquire 08 Not Available's on Channel 4/+1 during certian shows; and lose all the ITVs except CITV and all the BBCs except 1 and 2 off the EPG...
Are Setanta abliged to pass on change of address details to Sky? Aren't the other channels set per your Sky region or are they the same for both Sky & Setanta?
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Old 31-08-2007, 17:08
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But don't forget that if you changed to an Irish sub, you'd also get RTE 1, 2, TV3 and TG4. (But you'd lose Five, FiveUS and Five Life)
no you wouldnt.

the RTE/BBC region things are controlled by Sky. Setanta are tottaly separate. If you didn't tell sky there would be no way for them to know.

however sky's terms state that you do have to tell them if you move house.

Also Setanta can tell your card is registered in the UK.

If your trying to get setanta 3pm games in the UK don't. you'll just get in a mess and you will be disconnected. Setanta could even take you to court (but i doubt they would)
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Old 03-09-2007, 22:49
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I subsctibe to Setanta.

I've noticed that some of their stuff is "Northern Ireland only", which surprised me slightly.
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Old 20-10-2008, 14:28
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Has anyone else tried subscribing to 'irish' setanta using a UK sub?
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Old 20-10-2008, 16:38
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I subsctibe to Setanta.

I've noticed that some of their stuff is "Northern Ireland only", which surprised me slightly.
Setanta Ireland is designed for both North and South And appears on the NI EPG on 418. Gaelic Football rights are the same for North and South. Games are shown on RTE and TG4 while the UK gets games on Setanta Sports 2. These games on Setanta Sports 2 are blocked to NI aswell as ROI.

NI gets the majority of content from Setanta Ireland including Formula 1 Practice sessions. We also get UEFA Cup action though strangely RTE blocks UEFA Cup action for NI despite being Eircom Teams.
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Old 21-10-2008, 10:41
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I think Setanta Ireland was the only channel to show Netwcastle Vs Man City live on Monday night.
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Old 21-10-2008, 10:56
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No.

you would need to tell setanta you have moved to ireland and provide them with an address.

you would then need to change your setanta region to ROI. Setanta in Ireland costs 18Euros a month (12.50)

also Setanta ROI is 18 Euros (12.50) a month.
Just to be clear m8, it actually costs 19.99 a month.
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Old 21-10-2008, 11:05
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I think Setanta Ireland was the only channel to show Netwcastle Vs Man City live on Monday night.
All Setanta's EPL games are on Setanta Sports 1 (including last night's match).

As well as UEFA Cup games viewers in NI also get a comprehensive Champions League package (part of the reason I downgraded my Sky Sports).
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Old 21-10-2008, 14:57
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All Setanta's EPL games are on Setanta Sports 1 (including last night's match).

As well as UEFA Cup games viewers in NI also get a comprehensive Champions League package (part of the reason I downgraded my Sky Sports).
Monday night game was simulcasted on both Setanta Ireland and Setanta Sports 1. All SPL games and Setanta Cup are now simulcasted on 2 channels and first half hour of UFC 89 was simulcasted on Setanta Ireland to entice ROI subscribers to subscribe to the Setanta Sports Pack. Setanta Ireland also has 3pm kick off EPL exclusive to ROI. All EPL and SPL games within UK rights air on Setanta Sports 1 to allow freeview, virgin media viewers to watch it.
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Old 22-02-2009, 23:20
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Is it possible to get a Setanta RoI subscription added to a freesat from Sky card ?
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Old 23-02-2009, 09:38
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Is it possible to get a Setanta RoI subscription added to a freesat from Sky card ?
No, as freesat from Sky cards aren't available in ROI.
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Old 23-02-2009, 11:57
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Just to be clear m8, it actually costs 19.99 a month.
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Lets be Clear Setanta in Ireland is 21.99
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