HD trial begins at the GAA Football final

The first terrestrial HD broadcast in Ireland took place recently as part of the ongoing DTT pilot.
Communications minister Eamon Ryan launched the HDTV broadcast which took place at the Leinster GAA Football final at Croke Park on Sunday July 15th.
The trial was organised by RTÉ, TV3 and TG4, CEDA (the Electrical Distributors Association) and BT. Starting on July 16 the pilot channel will begin broadcasting a showreel of HD content produced by Irish broadcasters.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 16th July 2007