Video: Sneak peek at the official FAI song for Euro 2016

Will 'The Irish Roar' be embraced by the Ireland fans?
Will 'The Irish Roar' be embraced by the Ireland fans?

The FAI have released a snippet of their Euro 2016 fan anthem.

The tune will no doubt echo around the Stade de France on June 13 when Martin O'Neill's side begin their odyssey against the Swedes in Paris, alongside the classics like the Fields of Athenry and 'Come on you boys in Green'.

Songs like 'Give it a lash Jack', 'Put 'em under pressure' and 'Joxer goes to Stuttgart' have a special place in the hearts of Irish fans and it's hoped that this effort will have a similar affect.

Written and produced by Seo Linn and James Darkin, ‘The Irish Roar’ commemorates the greatest memories of the Irish team over the past 26 years and features a special tribute to the late, great Bill O’Herlihy.

‘The Irish Roar’ will be performed exclusively for the first time by Seo Linn at next Friday’s Republic of Ireland friendly match against Netherlands in the Aviva Stadium, the team’s last game at the Aviva before the Euros.

Football fans can tune up their vocal chords when the full song is unleashed on the Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show on Today FM this Monday morning, May 23.

The FAI commissioned Seo Linn to write and produce the piece.

FAI CEO John Delaney said today: "This is a distinctively Irish song for the Republic of Ireland team as they go to France to make the nation proud. I would like to thank Seo Linn for composing such an exciting and uplifting song for the Irish fans and I look forward to hearing The Irish Roar live at the Aviva in front of our great supporters at the Holland game on Friday night."