FAI confirm friendly fixture against Belarus will take place in Cork

It's part of Ireland's Euro 2016 preparations

Cork City, fans

Cork supporters ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Ireland will take on Belarus in a pre-Euro 2016 in Cork at the end of May.

The fixture will see Martin O'Neill's senior side welcome the Eastern European side to Cork City's home ground Turners Cross on May 31st.

Ireland will be preparing at their Fota Island training camp in Cork after their Aviva Stadium friendly against Netherlands  on May 27th.

It will be the first time the Cork venue will have hosted an Ireland senior match and it will also be the first meeting between the Irish senior side and their Belarusian counterparts.