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10 things Irish fans are bound to experience at Euro 2016

We’re just six months out from the first ever 24-team tournament.

1. Customised flags will be out in force

The bar has been raised in recent years.

Ireland flag Merkel Source: YouTube

Another mass flag Source: Colm O’Donnell

2. And so will the tricolour campervans

They come in all shapes and sizes.

Tricolour campervan

3. Countless jokes about ‘who’s taking the horse to France’

Source: Michcaos/YouTube

4. John Delaney getting the drinks in

The FAI chief executive will no doubt be in flying form.

Delaney cans

5. And lads telling you that ‘Jaysus, the Kronenberg isn’t half-bad’

Cantona Kronenburg

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6. Random songs being sung on public transport

Such as the Home & Away theme tune.

Source: Declan Pierce/YouTube

7. A few games of heads and volleys next to famous landmarks

Or in the fan villages.

SOCCER Scotland fans Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

8. The loss of countless shoes

Due to the chant.

Source: Conor Darcy/YouTube

9. Whatever the French equivalent of the Poznan is

The Poznan Source: The College Times

10. And all sorts of other shenanigans

Some cleaner than others.

Eamon Keegan

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