The LGFA confirmed today that the two TG4 All-Ireland senior semi-finals will be played in a double header at Croke Park on August 25th for the first time.
The news was announced at the official launch of the 2019 TG4 All-Ireland Championships.
"This is another huge step forward for our Association," said LGFA president Marie Hickey, "and it will be great to watch the four semi-finalists battle it out at Croke Park for coveted places in the Final."
Croke Park was already scheduled to be the venue for the TG4 All-Ireland senior, intermediate and junior Finals on Sunday, September 15th.
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It has also been confirmed that the TG4 All-Ireland intermediate semi-finals on August 17th will be played at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny.
TG4 has committed to screening 17 Championship fixtures during the 2019 season, beginning next Saturday, July 13th, and running until All-Ireland Final Day on Sunday, September 15th.
TG4 cameras will be present at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise for a live double-header next weekend as Connacht champions Galway and opponents Kerry will throw-in at 1.45pm, with that game followed by the meeting of Dublin and Munster runners-up Waterford, at 3.30pm.
It has also been confirmed that the live double-header on Saturday July 20th (Donegal v Tyrone and Cork v Cavan) will be played at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar.
A week later, on Saturday July 27th, Bord Na Móna O’Connor Park in Tullamore will host Mayo v Donegal and Armagh v Cork, two games which will also be shown live by TG4.
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