Peak audience of 315,000 Irish TV viewers watch England's Women's World Cup defeat to the USA
England's dramatic defeat to the USA in the Women's World Cup semi-finals on Tuesday was watched by an average 220,000 people on Irish television
A peak audience of 315,000 tuned in to watch the match, which was screened live on RTE TWO, according to figures released by the national broadcaster.
England lost 2-1 to the United States in Lyon after a tense second half in which they missed a penalty and had a goal disallowed in a marginal VAR offside decision.
One in five people watching television at the time were tuned into the game.
The semi-final was watched by the biggest TV viewing audience of the year so far in Britain with a peak audience of 11.7million tuning into BBC.