Arsenal will be facing Irish opposition in the Europa League
Dundalk, the team that Finn Harps face in the SSE Airtricity League this Sunday, have got a wonderful draw in the group stages of the Europa League.
The League of Ireland champions have been drawn in a group with Arsenal, Rapid Vienna and Norwegian side FC Molde, who were managed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before he took over at Manchester United.
Molde have previously played Irish opposition in Europe and beat Sligo Rovers back in 2013.
Celtic are in what could be called the Group of Death and are up against AC Milan, Sparta Prague and Lille.
Rangers have a tough group as well and will play Benfica, Standard Liege, and Lech Poznan.
Tottenham are in what appears to be an easy group as they will face Ludogorets, LASK, Royal Antwerp.
Harps travel to Oriel Park to face Dundalk on Sunday (kick-off is 5.00 pm).
The draw in full is:
Group A: Roma, Young Boys, Cluj, CSKA Sofia
Group B: Arsenal, Rapid Vienna, Molde, Dundalk
Group C: Bayer Leverkusen, Slavia Prague, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Nice
Group D: Benfica, Standard Liege, Rangers, Lech Poznan
Group E: PSV Eindhoven, PAOK, Granada, Omonoia
Group F: Napoli, Real Sociedad, AZ Alkmaar, Rijeka
Group G: Braga, Leicester, AEK Athens, Zorya Luhansk
Group H: Celtic, Sparta Prague, AC Milan, Lille
Group I: Villarreal, Qarabag, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Sivasspor
Group J: Tottenham, Ludogorets, LASK, Royal Antwerp
Group K: CSKA Moscow, Dinamo Zagreb, Feyenoord, Wolfsberger
Group L: Gent, Red Star, Hoffenheim, Slovan Liberec
The first group game takes place on 22 October and will see teams play on three successive Thursday nights.
There is then a three-week break until Matchday 4 on 26 November, with the final three games run off on another three consecutive weeks.
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