Discovery Channel (Ireland)

Discovery Channel (Ireland)
Discovery Channel (Ireland)
Launched 1989 (Pan-European version) / 2010 (Irish version)
Owned by Discovery Channel International
Picture format 16:9, 576i (SDTV)
Audience share 0.6% (Ireland as of November 2009)[1] (, )
Slogan "TV Worth Watching."
Language English
Broadcast area Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland
Website / Discovery Channel International
Magnet Networks
Sky Ireland Channel 520
UPC Ireland Channel 208
Channel 209 (+1)

Discovery Channel (Ireland) operated by Discovery Networks Europe produces an English speaking channel which targets the Republic of Ireland. The channel's programming is based on programming produced by Discovery Networks Europe, Discovery Channel Canada and Discovery Channel from the US.



  • As of October 28, 2009 the Discovery Channel have signed up to Nielsen Media Research Ireland[2]. Discovery Networks Europe will record data in relation the amount of viewers that actually watch the Discovery Channel in Ireland.
  • As of January 1, 2009, Sky Media Ireland operates Discovery Channel Ireland's output in terms of advertising, sponsorship and scheduling[3].



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