- BBC Two Northern Ireland
Infobox TV channel
name = BBC Two Northern Ireland
logosize = 200px
logofile = BBC Two.svg
share = 7.6%(As part of the BBC Two Network)
share as of = February 2008
share source = [http://www.barb.co.uk/viewingsummary/monthreports.cfm?report=monthgmulti]
sister names =
terr serv 1 = Analogue
terr chan 1 = "Usually" Channel 2 (Northern Ireland only)
terr serv 2 = Freeview
terr chan 2 = Channel 2 (Northern Ireland only)
sat serv 1 = Sky Digital
sat chan 1 = Channel 102 (Northern Ireland)
Channel 992 (Rest of UK)
Channel 144 (
Republic of Ireland)
cable serv 1 =
cable chan 1 = Channel 102 (Northern Ireland only)
cable serv 2 =
cable chan 2 = Channel 109
BBC Two Northern Ireland is a
televisionstation operated by BBC Northern Ireland. It is broadcast via analogue and digital television.
Unlike BBC Two in the rest of the UK, the channel broadcasts regular news and regional weather updates between programmes. Programmes on the service have included the following:
*Hearts and Minds
*The John Daly Show
*BBC Sport NI at the Milk Cup
The service is now branded "BBC TWO Northern Ireland", but from October 2006 until 17 February 2007 was branded onscreen (but not by announcers) as "BBC Two NI".
During opt-outs, BBC Two Northern Ireland before the introduction of a new ident set across the BBC Two network in February 2007, had 3 exclusive idents that only aired in Northern Ireland, "Causeway" (pictured) and "Fry", where the 2 is seen eating an Ulster fry for breakfast at a table, and "Photo" in which the 2 took a photo of a
Before 28 October 2006, there were two separate services - "BBC Two Northern Ireland", an analogue-only service, referred to as "BBC Two", both in idents and continuity, and a digital-only opt-out, "BBC Two NI", (the successor to "
BBC ChoiceNorthern Ireland") which carried extra regional programming and continuity between 6pm and midnight. This has all now ended and the two Northern Ireland services have been merged.
*bbc.co.uk|id=bbctwo/listings/index.shtml?day=today&service_id=41533&x=8&y=10|title=BBC Two Northern Ireland listings
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20050207131436/www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/bbc2ni/ BBC Two NI] at
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