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Here's how you can watch the Oscars live from Ireland

If you’re staying up…

THE 87TH ANNUAL Academy Awards are taking place tomorrow night in Los Angeles. Neil Patrick Harris is hosting, and it promises to be a good one. We’ll be liveblogging the whole thing, aint you heard?

If you’ve done the right thing and booked Monday off, you’ll want to be tuning in from the moment the red carpet kicks off at 11pm.

To watch along into the wee hours, here are your options.


E! will be showing the red carpet from 10.30pm-1.30am, UPC (channel 147) or Sky (channel 151). Sky Living (UPC channel 124, Sky 230) will also be showing their red carpet from 11.30pm.

If you’ve got a movie package, Sky Oscars (UPC Channel 307, Sky 304) will broadcast the whole ceremony from 1.30am to 5am. Eye watering.


E! will be showing the red carpet online from 10.30pm.

If you want to stream the whole ceremony, the official broadcast is going out on ABC and starts 1am Irish time. Start your stream search with this in mind, and beware of dodgy links. Try Twitter to find sources from trusted users.


If you’re in Dublin and fancy watching it in a crowd, Filmbase are having a black tie viewing party from 11pm, which costs just €10 and includes a free drink.

Social Media

You can follow all the action on social media, if you’re only interested in the frocks. The Academy’s Twitter will be updated constantly, as well as their Facebook and Instagram. E! will also be posting the usual Red carpet shots on Twitter.

Don’t forget the DailyEdge.ie liveblog will be here to keep you up-to-date.

If all else fails…

If you’re up early on Monday, RTÉ Two will be showing the highlights at 9pm on Tuesday.

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