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Ways to watch

The best ever Sky+ is here

The brand new Sky+ Homepage makes it easier and faster to find the TV you want. Take total control of how you watch Sky TV and explore the widest range of Catch Up TV channels, included at no extra monthly cost.

Sky+ still lets you pause, rewind, record and series link so you never miss those all-important TV moments. The Homepage will be coming to all Sky TV customers with a compatible Sky+HD box over the next few months.

 

Join Sky TV with Sky+

Already have Sky TV?

 

Looking to join Sky?

Get started here

  • Call a Sky adviser on 0818 719 852
  • Store locator. Find a Sky store in your area
 

Sky TV offer

Join Sky TV online and get a Free Sky+ box with free standard set-up. Plus get a 1 month free trial of Sky Movies when you join with the Movies Pack.

 

See below for further terms.

 

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Easier and faster to get to all your TV

TV Guide

Browse all channels to see what's on over the next seven days.

 

Planner

Find the shows you've recorded or downloaded.

 

Search

You can search for anything - a name of an actor, director, title, sport team or any other word.

 

New Series

Discover new TV shows that have just started and catch up on up to four episodes, so you're up to date. Set a series link for the next episodes, so you don't have to miss the rest of the series.

 

Best of On Demand

Find the latest, unmissable TV shows from Sky and many other channels. Sky Movie customers can quickly get to the latest movies and enjoy weekly movie premieres.

 

Catch Up TV

Catch up on the shows you’ve missed from up to 40 channels, including TV3, 4oD, Sky1, Sky Atlantic and many more, at no extra cost to your Sky TV subscription.

 

TV Box Sets

Watch the shows that everyone's talking about with over 200 Box Sets available on demand at the press of a button with Sky TV.

 

Sky Movies On Demand

Enjoy 100s of movies available to watch when you are, including the latest premieres added every week at no extra cost for Sky Movies customers.

 

Sky Store

Rent from over 1000 movies from Hollywood blockbusters to the classics - all available whenever you want and straight to your TV.

 

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Editor's Top TV Box Sets

Enjoy more TV Box Sets of the latest shows than any other Pay TV or online subscription service with the Original Bundle or with the Variety bundle. Select the Box Set you're interested in to find out more.

 

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Ethernet cable

1. Wired self set-up

It's easy to set up your On Demand service yourself - all you need to do is connect your Sky+ box to your router with an Ethernet cable.

Free

(Ethernet cable required)

 
On Demand Connector

2. Wireless self set-up

If you’d prefer not to have a wire running from your Sky+ box to your broadband router, you can connect them wirelessly with our On Demand Connector. Simply choose an On Demand Connector when you checkout.

only €12.99

 
Sky+ boxes with built in WiFi

3. Sky+ boxes with built in Wi-Fi

Our Sky+, Sky+HD and Sky+HD 2TB boxes have built-in Wi-Fi capability, which means it's even easier access on TV on demand content by connecting your box to your broadband router wirelessly.

 
Get connected

Get connected

Depending on your chosen set-up option, you may be prompted to enter your network password on-screen using your Sky remote.

Once connected, explore a world of TV on demand and download to watch when you want.

 

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Sky+ App

Record TV wherever you are

There's no need to miss your favourite show again with the Sky+ App. Record a show on the app from your compatible mobile, laptop or tablet, when you're out and about.

Use the Sky+ App to browse the TV guide and on demand listings when you're at home, so you don't have to interrupt what's on the TV. You can even use it to change channel or pause and rewind live TV.

 
 

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Make it even better

The Variety Bundle

  • Keep the whole family entertained with over 75 channels
  • Includes Sky1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Discovery and more
  • A range of comedy, drama, documentaries and kids’ shows ready to watch when you are
 

Sky Movies

  • Watch new movies every week, instantly
  • Hundreds of movies on demand and on the move
  • 11 dedicated channels with something for everyone, from comedy to action
 

HD TV

  • Ireland’s biggest choice of HD channels
  • Make your favourite shows even better with five times more picture detail
  • Up to 200 hours of the week's best HD TV on demand
 

Frequently asked questions More FAQs

  • What if I don't have broadband?

    If you don't have broadband at home, you can still access the pick of the week's TV on demand, in the Best of On Demand tile.

    Find out more about Sky Broadband

  • Who can access Best of On Demand, Catch Up TV and Sky Store?

    All Sky TV customers with a compatible Sky+HD box can access Best Of On Demand at no extra monthly cost. All Sky TV customers with a compatible Sky+HD box connected to a broadband router can access Catch Up TV at no extra charge and rent movies from the Sky Store.

  • What do I need to access Sky Movies On Demand?

    All Sky Movies 1 & 2 customers with a compatible Sky+HD box connected to broadband get Sky Movies On Demand at no extra monthly cost.

  • What do I need to access TV Box Sets on demand?

    All Sky HD or Sky TV customers with a compatible Sky+HD box connected to a broadband router can access TV Box Sets at no extra charge.

  • How do I access TV on Demand content?

    Our Sky+, Sky+HD and Sky+HD 2TB boxes have built in Wi-Fi capability, which means they're easier to connect to your broadband router.

    This means access to On Demand, is much simpler.

    If you don't have a new Sky+ box you can connect your Sky+box to your broadband router with an On Demand Connector or alternatively with an Ethernet cable, available from any electrical store.

    The services you can access depend on your Sky TV bundle. Find out more from Help & Support.

  • How soon can I watch programmes on demand?

    When you download a programme, in most cases you can start watching within minutes. However, the download speed of your chosen programme will depend on your line speed. If your line speed is below 2Mbps, you might find your programme downloads faster if you download outside of peak hours.

  • What is Sky Store?

    Sky Store is the new place to rent movies - no need to leave the house and no late fees. It's open to all Sky TV customers with a compatible Sky box , just scroll across to the Sky Store tab and browse through hundreds of movies, including some of the latest releases out on DVD and a huge library of favourites. Prices start from just €1.49. Once you've chosen the movie you want to rent, simply enter your pin (if you have one) and start your download . Please note, your Sky HD box needs to be connected to a working telephone line.

    More about Sky Store

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Here's the legal bit

The Following ©2014 Warner Bros Entertainment Inc.HBO® and related service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc. True Detectives SM, under license from Home Box Office, Inc. 2013 ©Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. Mad Men © 2014 Frank Ockenfels/Lionsgate.© Starz, Entertainment, LLC. © 2013 Open 4 Business Productions LLC, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. MODERN FAMILY ™ & © 2009-2013 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved. Artwork © 2011 American Broadcasting Companies. All rights reserved. © 2012/13 Sony Pictures Television Inc. All Rights Reserved. Game of Thrones SM, under license from Home Box Office, Inc.  24 ™ & © 2001–2010 Fox and its related entities. All rights reserved. Series 1- 8. The F1 logo, F1, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing BV, a Formula One group company. All rights reserved.  ^Sky TV Box Sets Comparison: Monthly comparison against competing TV and Online Subscription Services in Ireland. See sky.ie/moreboxsets.

  • Offers

    €50 cashback offer: Join Sky TV online and we'll send you a €50 cheque. One cheque per household. Cheques sent via post within 60 days of your Sky TV viewing card being enabled to receive Sky TV. Offer ends 1 May 2014.

    12 months free Broadband Unlimited offer: Available to new Broadband Unlimited and calls customers who are joining Sky TV with or upgrading their Sky TV to a Sky Sports or Movies pack (excludes upgrades to the Sports and Movies Pack). Sky Talk with line rental required (from €30 pm). Broadband Connect products are available outside Sky Network areas from €10 pm extra. Sky Broadband availability is subject to location. Compatible line required. Standard pricing applies after the offer, currently from €40 pm. Offer ends 26 June 2014.

    25% off Sky Sports or Sky Movies offer: 25% off Sky Sports or Movies for 12 months when you also join Sky Broadband with calls. Excludes stand-alone Premium Channels, Sky Store movies/events and other pay per view services, which cost extra. Standard pricing applies after the offer, currently from €56 pm for Movies, €66 pm for Sports.

    6 months free Broadband Unlimited offer: Sky Broadband Unlimited or Sky Connect Unlimited free for six months when you join with Sky Talk and line rental (from €30 for Broadband Unlimited / €40 for Connect Unlimited pm). Thereafter you’ll pay the then current monthly cost for Sky Broadband Unlimited or Sky Connect Unlimited (currently from €40 pm and €50 pm respectively). Offer ends 8 May 2014.

    Sky Movies 1 month free trial offer: Sky TV from €28pm by Direct Debit. Box and set-up required for new Sky TV customers. After free trial Sky Movies Pack €9 - €28 extra pm depending on package unless cancelled before end of trial. After trial, 31 days’ notice required to cancel. Trial ends immediately on cancellation. Should you wish to cancel your Sky Movies subscription, we advise cancelling before your billing date to avoid being charged for an additional month. Should you cancel after your billing date and are charged for the following month, Sky will refund you on your next bill. One free trial per household. Offer ends 24 April 2014.

    Free Sky+ box offer: Sky+ box free with free standard set-up for new customers joining Sky TV online. One free box per household. This is a new customer offer. Minimum 12 month term applies. Non-standard set-up may cost extra.

    Sky Multiscreen setup offer: Free standard set-up when taking a new Sky Multiscreen subscription. First Multiscreen HD box is free with your first Multiscreen subscription, otherwise €49. Excludes existing Multiscreen/Multiroom box households. Limited to one free box and set up per household.

    Upfront payment: If you are joining Sky TV with a free Sky+ or Sky+HD box with free standard set-up, all you need to pay at the time of joining is €25 towards your on-going subscription, which will be refunded in your first two bills.

    Introduce a Friend offer: This offer does not apply to new customer getting Sky TV via any other means, e.g. through a retail outlet. Following your first subscription payment, a €50 cheque will be sent within 45 days. Limited to one €50 cheque per new customer household. You must remain an active subscriber to qualify. Unless otherwise stated in this ad, this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer excludes Sky group employees and agents and cannot be offered commercially. Offer may not be available if the new customer you refer lives in an apartment.

  • ‡Sky TV

    ‡ HD channels received depend on your Sky TV subscription. UTV is available without subscription.

    Sky TV Subscription: Packages €28-€81 per month. Sky Movies Box Office costs extra. UTV available without subscription. It is not provided by Sky; its availability is outside Sky’s control. Manual tuning of your box required. Sky box and set-up required.

    Sky 3D: 3DTV and Sky World HD (€96) subscription required. Pay per view content may cost extra.

    Dolby Digital 5.1: Available on many programmes. Compatible home cinema system required.

    Sky Multiscreen: €15 pm per box. Provides same Sky TV channels as main Sky TV subscription on another box. To receive HD Pack channels on your Multiscreen box you need a Sky HD box an HD Pack subscription (only one HD Pack subscription required per household). If you have home broadband, your Internet-enabled Sky boxes must be connected to your router if we’ve provided the equipment you need to connect (E.g. an On Demand connector). Multiscreen includes Sky Go Extra at no extra cost. Sky Go terms apply.

    Sky Box Office: Sky Box Office content costs extra. Pay per view charges apply. SBO 3D requires a 3DTV and Sky World HD subscription. Cable service may vary.

    Remote Record: Use sky.com or a compatible device. Requests require up to 30 minutes notice before start of programme.

    On Demand: Available to Sky TV customers with compatible Sky+ box. Downloading content requires compatible black Sky+ box, broadband connection (minimum recommended speed 2 Mbps), On Demand self set-up using built in Wi-Fi or own cable. Downloads count towards any usage caps and may expire from your Planner. Content depends on your Sky TV/HD subscription. Sky Store costs extra. Sky Movies 1&2 or Sky Sports 1&2 required for Sky Movies or Sky Sports. Downloadable HD content takes longer to start viewing.

    Sky Go:
    UK / Ireland only. Streamed via broadband/3G (charges may apply). Available on two registered compatible devices (content may vary). Some live TV programmes will be unavailable (go to - go.sky.com). For compatible device and software requirements click here. Sky Go is not currently compatible on PCs with Windows 8 or Macs with OS X Mountain Lion. Sky on your Xbox 360 requires Xbox Gold Live subscription. Sky TV Customers: Live TV and on demand content available in line with your Sky TV subscription at no extra cost. You’ll need Sky Movies 1&2 or Sky Sports 1&2 Packs for on demand Sky Movies or Sky Sports. Non-Sky TV Customers: Subscriptions €18-55 per month. Monthly subscriptions renew automatically until you unsubscribe.

    Sky Go Extra: Sky TV customers only. No extra cost with Sky Multiscreen, otherwise €6 extra a month. 31 days’ notice to cancel. Register up to 4 Sky Go devices, concurrent viewing on two devices. Download selected Sky Go content via WiFi (Unavailable on Xbox 360). Content depends on your Sky TV package. Movies/Sports Pack(s) required to download movies/sports. Max 2 downloads per programme. Content deleted from device 48 hours after viewing starts or no later than 7 or 30 days after download depending on content.

     

  • Sky boxes and set-up

    Sky+ box: Existing Sky+ box households are not eligible for a discounted box. Existing customers must agree to new 12 month minimum term for Sky TV. Sky+ Box is €49 when you join Sky TV on a 12 month contract. One discounted box per household. Sky+ box up to €149 if you are not eligible for discounted price (Sky TV subscription required). You will receive a Sky+HD box which has all the features of Sky+ and can store an average of 185 hours of standard definition programmes. To view free-to-air HD content you need an HD ready TV. To view Sky HD content you will also need the HD Pack (€15 a month).

    Sky+HD box: Existing Sky+ box households are not eligible for a discounted box unless taking the HD Pack. Existing customers must agree to new 12 month minimum term for Sky TV. One free/discounted box per household. Sky+HD box up to €149 if you are not eligible for discounted price (Sky TV subscription required). A Sky+HD box can store an average of 60 hours of HD or 185 hours of standard definition programmes. HD ready TV required.

    Standard set-up: Standard set-up is free for new Sky TV customers joining online. Standard set-up for existing customers is €60. Standard set-up for customers is €30 for a Sky+HD box taken with the HD Pack. Non-standard set-up may cost extra.

    Sky+HD 2TB box: €49 for existing Sky TV customers who have never had a Sky+HD box taking their first HD package (€15pm) or existing Sky+HD customers adding Sky Multiscreen (€15pm per box). Existing Sky+HD customers are entitled to one €149 box, additional 2TB boxes €249. €249 for any existing customer who received a discounted 1TB box. New customers joining Sky TV with the HD Pack are entitled to one €149 box. Any additional 2TB boxes thereafter or when taking without the HD Pack are €249. Standard set-up €30 for new customers and €60 for existing Sky TV customers. Non-standard set-up may cost extra. Sky+HD 2TB box provides 1.5TB of personal storage and 0.5TB of storage for On Demand Showcase content.

    Sky HD Multiscreen Box: [Only available with Multiscreen  subscriptions]. Sky HD Multiscreen Box is the SkyHD standard Digibox (No PVR functionality) which along with a Sky TV and Sky Multiscreen subscription (€15 extra a month) gives your Sky TV subscription in another room. First box free for new and existing customers when taken with a new Sky Multiscreen subscription and paying for set-up. Limited to one free box per household (and not available to customers who have already received a free standard box) otherwise €69. Replacement boxes are €99. Set-up is included as part of the box installation for new Sky TV customers, and €100 for existing customers. Non-standard set-up may cost extra.

     

  • General and further terms

    Subject to status. Upfront payment may be required. 12 month minimum subscriptions. Prices may go up during your subscription. Non-standard set-up may cost extra. Prices may vary if you live in a flat. Sky functionality requires two satellite feeds.

    You must get any consents required (e.g. landlord's). Prices for Direct Debit payments only. Continuous debit/credit card mandate costs €0.75 pm. Republic of Ireland residential customers only. These offers are not available with any other offers. Further terms apply. Correct at 23 April 2014. Read the full text of our customer contracts.