The FAI today confirmed just how few tickets are allocated to Irish fans at the Euros.
Irish fans have been officially allocation just 26,000 for the three group games combined.
If you want to imagine just how small those numbers, are just picture the Aviva Stadium half-full.
The exact breakdown is as follows:
Republic of Ireland v Sweden, 13/06/2016, Stade de France, Paris - 13,000
Belgium v Republic of Ireland, 18/06/2016, Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux - 6,000
Italy v Republic of Ireland, 22/06/2016, Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille - 7,000
The allocation is massively over-subscribed, with UEFA having received more than 275,000 ticket requests from Irish fans.
The FAI released the following statement:
While it is impossible to meet the demand of each ticket request, the FAI will endeavour to reward the most loyal supporters. UEFA will contact each applicant to inform them of the timeline expected for payments to be taken, while all applicants will be informed of their final status by February 29 at the latest.
If you have applied via the portal, best to cross your fingers.