Sad day for Setanta 23rd June 2009.After weeks of rumour and speculation
Setanta goes into administration
The Irish broadcaster Setanta Sports has gone into administration after failing to make a number of payments to sporting organisations.
Setanta has now stopped broadcasting to customers in Great Britain, but the administrator Deloitte said it would continue to operate elsewhere.
They said they would immediately stop collecting subscription payments.
About 200 employees involved with the British operations will be made redundant, the firm said.
Setanta had a total of 420 employees in the UK and Ireland.