Since 2003 Sports and Media Rights International (SMRI) has been advising Hotels, Pubs, Nightclubs, Broadcasters, Retail premises indeed anywhere that provides music and sports programming  to their clients, and  identifies where savings can be made.

We deal directly on your behalf with IMRO, PPI, Sky, MPLC etc. and therefore very little of your time is taken up dealing with these issues after our initial review with you. To date we have saved our clients well over one million euros .

SMRI will carry out an analysis of the amounts you are being charged for music and sports and ensure that you are only paying the correct amounts based on your actual usage. We can also identify more cost effective alternatives.

In these very uncertain times for the hospitality industry  as a result of this pandemic, keeping costs down  is very important.  

We are associate members of the Irish Hotels Federation(IHF) and the Licensed Vintners Association (LVA)  and the Vintners Federation of Ireland recommend our services to their members

Virtually all businesses  reopening after  Covid 19  will be due significant refunds and credits from IMRO ,PPI & Sky. SMRI can secure all of these refunds and credits for you and ensure that your charges going forward are kept to a minimum. We also do all the work so very little of your time is taken up so you can concentrate on your business

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With over 25 years of experience in Music and Sports rights SMRI are best placed to provide clear advice to our customers with regard to music and sports rights charges  which can be an area that creates confusion in the hospitality industry

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We will review your IMRO ,PPI and Sky charges and ensure that only the apropriate charges are applied

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Ensuring that only the appropriate charges apply throughout the year and that none of you or your teams time is taken up with such issues. On average over 10 hours of a companies time is spent dealing with IMRO, PPI and Sky



Important Notice regarding Sky Services

Sky Business Ireland have suspended all commercial sky sports accounts from today until at least the 16th January 2021

This will result in a suspension of services so Sky Sports will no longer be available to view.

For premises that wish to keep Sky Sports available for their customers they can call Sky 

Alternatively we can contact Sky on your behalf, all we will need is for you to email the two pages of your Sky Sports invoice to us at and we will make sure service is restored.

Please note that as a result of closure's and reduced turnover your Sky charges  need to be reviewed to ensure the appropriate credits and reduction in charges have been applied. 

This service is free of charge to IHF, VFI and LVA members 

If you have any further queries, please call us on 086 814 6570, email  or contact us on our website at



As a result of the various opening and closures that have taken place in the hospitality industry it is more important now then ever for  charges to IMRO ,PPI, Sky,  MPLC etc.  to be reviewed

We will review all charges, credits, cost reductions  etc and ensure that you are only charged appropriately so none of your time is taken up with such matters and you can concentrate  on when you  reopen.

For further details please contact us on 086 814 6570, email us on or contact us via our website at






Johnstown Road
Cabinteely Village
Dublin 18

+353 86 8146570

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+353 86 8146570

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