Just in case the whole country wasn’t nervous and emotional enough already, RTÉ started their coverage of today’s football with this.
Martin O’Neill’s men prepare to take on hosts in the last 16 of the European Championships, knowing that a win would be this country’s greatest footballing victory of all time.
So fans already psyched up, Luke Kelly singing Raglan Road was almost too much for many.
When I die, I want RTE Sport to do the video compilation of my life, set to Luke Kelly https://t.co/l0Mp95HDVg— tetsujin1979 (@tetsujin1979) June 26, 2016
Take a bow RTÉ.
And just in case that didn’t do enough to get your blood pumping, here’s the FAI’s montage of the tournament so far.