How much is Sky TV a month?
|Sky TV Package||Monthly Cost Year 1|
|Sky Entertainment||€22 p/m|
|Sky Entertainment with Sky Kids||€30 p/m|
|Sky Entertainment with Box Sets and HD||€38 p/m|
|Sky Entertainment with Sky Kids, Box Sets and HD||€46 p/m|
*Monthly costs are for the first 12 months only.
Before choosing a Sky TV plan, you need to think about what channels you want, and whether you want to opt for any add ons, like Sky Cinema, Sky Sports, or HD and Box Sets.
Why choose Sky TV?
- On Demand & Catch Up TV
- Great content on channels like Sky Atlantic
- The Sky Q 1TB box comes FREE with all Sky TV plans
- The ability to pause, rewind and record content
- The Sky Go app, which allows customers to watch TV on the move
What is the basic Sky TV Package?
Sky’s basic TV package is Sky Entertainment. This standard package - comes with 90 channels the latest Sky Originals, dramas, comedies and documentaries, all on Sky’s next generation TV box, Sky Q.
The Sky Entertainment pack is the deal every new customer starts with, you then personalise your bundle with a range of optional add-ons:
- Sky Box Sets. This add-on comes with over 400 box sets
- Sky Kids, which has 11 dedicated channels.
- Sky HD, which gives you access to over 40 channels in stunning HD.
- Sky Sports which gives access to content like Premier League games, golf tournaments, and the F1.
- Sky Cinema, which has 11 premium Cinema channels & 1,000+ movies.
- Free Sky Go App allowing you to watch on demand content via your smartphone or tablet.
How much is a basic Sky package?
The basic sky package is the Sky Entertainment pack which starts at €22 p/m for the first 12 months, and €37 p/m thereafter.
What channels do you get with basic Sky package?
With Sky Entertainment, you get 90 channels. Channels include all of the top entertainment channels, including BBC, RTÉ, Channel 4, and Virgin Media One, Two and Three channels, as well as Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky News, the Discovery channels, Eurosport 1 & 2, and more.
What is Sky Q?
Sky Q is Sky’s next-generation TV platform. The Sky Q 1TB box comes FREE with all TV plans, and it allows you to:
- Pause, rewind, record and store all your favourite shows.
- Record 4 shows, while watching a 5th.
- Use Sky’s Catch Up TV to watch back shows you miss.
Other features include voice control, Ultra HD, the ability to record six shows at the same time, and access to the Sky Q app, allowing you to set recordings remotely.
How much does Sky Q cost?
The Sky Q 1TB box starts at €22 p/m and comes free with all Sky TV packages.
1. What do I need to do to get Sky TV?
You must first of all decide what type of viewing package you want from Sky TV – options include The Original Bundle with a variety of comedy, drama, lifestyle, arts, documentary channels, or The Variety Bundle, which has additional music, documentary and breaking news channels. Each of these bundles comes with the Sky Q 1TB box as standard.
You can also add-on packages such as Sky Cinema , Sky Sports and Sky BoxSets for extended viewing, and - if you live in a large household - you could also opt for Sky Multiroom, where different channels can be watched in different rooms at the same time.
To order Sky TV online or by phone, check out our dedicated Sky Ireland page.
2. What do I need to have to order Sky?
Sky can be ordered by anyone in Ireland who is over 18. You must have a bank account in order to set up a direct debit from Sky Ireland and if you do not own the premises you are living in, you must seek the permission of the landlord before installing Sky.
3. What do I need at my home to get Sky installed?
In terms of equipment at your home, you simply need a landline which your Sky box will be connected to. The Sky engineer will supply any other equipment such as your Sky Q box and dish.
4. When can I get Sky installed?
You choose a day when you would like your Sky installation to take place. Simply inform Sky as to what date fits your schedule and they will organise an engineer to call to your home.
5. What types of channels are available on Sky?
Sky TV packages carry a wide variety of channels covering subjects such as drama, comedy, lifestyle, documentaries, arts, science fiction, music, movies, sports, kids entertainment and news among others. The channels include Sky’s own branded channels as well as exclusive channels such as Sky Atlantic, along with popular Irish, UK, US and international channels.
The basic Sky Entertainment Package has 90 channels, and you will get access to even more if you choose an add-on like Sky Kids, Sky Cinema, or Sky Sports.
Sky Kids has 11 dedicated channels, just for the younger members of the family, while Sky Cinema has a large choice of films on offer ranging from old movies to new releases with specific movie channels for genres such as science fiction, drama, comedy, action, family, modern greats, classics and indie.
Sky Sports features a variety of channels that are dedicated to broadcasting live sports action from the top sporting events from around the world. With everything from live soccer to rugby, Sky’s own branded sports channels are extremely popular with Irish viewers while additional sports channels from other companies such as EuroSport are also usually included.
And, if you opt for the HD add-on, you’ll get over 40 of your favourite channels in stunning High Definition.
To get all of these channels via Sky TV, visit our dedicated Sky Ireland page.