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Slideshow: The ten most watched sporting events of 2011...

No surprises about first place, with the Dubs and Kerry attracting more than one million viewers.

RTÉ HAS ANNOUNCED that they had live coverage of all ten of the most watched sporting events in Ireland in 2011.

The national broadcaster released figures showing that the All-Ireland Football Final between Kerry and Dublin picked up over a million viewers, and this was followed by the hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary.

Third place also went to Gaelic Games, with the football semi-final between Dublin and Donegal chalking up 700,000 viewers.

Slideshow: The ten most watched sporting events of 2011…

Slideshow: The ten most watched sporting events of 2011...
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  • 1. The All-Ireland SFC final between Dublin and Kerry

  • 2. The All-Ireland SHC final between Kilkenny and Tipperary

  • 3. The All-Ireland SFC semi-final between Dublin and Donegal

  • 4. Ireland v England in RBS 6 Nations

  • 5. Ireland v Estonia, Euro 2012 play-off, second leg

  • 6. Ireland v Italy in the Rugby World Cup

  • 7. Estonia v Ireland, Euro 2012 play-off, first leg

  • 8. The All-Ireland SFC semi-final between Mayo and Kerry

  • 9. Australia v Ireland in the Rugby World Cup

  • 10. Ireland v France in the RBS 6 Nations

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