Dundalk FC fans are on their way to Riga. (Pic: Sportsfile)
And followers of The Lilywhites have taken to Twitter to inform us of everything from flight prices to the Latvian team's history.
The prices, the place...
Looks at price of flights to Riga pic.twitter.com/bI1R9Vwd3M— ЯUBOT (@rubot) June 18, 2019
Pints of Harp for 70c? The whole town will relocate. And it’s off to Riga we go...to give the Latvians a show ⬜️⬛️ https://t.co/BKKNEcDUR0— Stephen Todd (@UbuntuLad) June 18, 2019
Cracking place— Jacopo Ghirardon (@Ghirarz) June 18, 2019
Relatively cheap place
Dundalk favourite to win.
A very good draw can't complain with that.
Thank you Latvia your up— Jonto (@Curtis__94) June 18, 2019
Fuckin ryanair had flights almost booked then they declined ,in space of 3minutes up 120— Ian Sharkey (@Iansharkey42) June 18, 2019
Riga is a beautiful city to visit, so #CmonTheTown— Tredici Campionati ⚽️ (@DanielSextonIRL) June 18, 2019
YUUUUURRS! Best trip possible.— Steve Duffy (@TheSteveDuffy1) June 18, 2019
Background to the visitors
Rīga F.C. are a merger club that were founded in 2015. They were founded when F.C. Caramba Rīga and Dinamo Rīga were merged. They play in the Skonto Stadium. pic.twitter.com/BGQq6pQSbs— Dundalk Report (@DundalkReport) June 18, 2019
Top of the Latvian league. P15 W11 D1 L4 but only Scored 22 goals in those 15 games— Micheal Conroy (@MickaConroy) June 18, 2019
There are the nervous few, though.
Just found out that Riga won against CSKA Sofia last year— Giordano Pantosti (@GPantostweet) June 18, 2019
And, will I be let go?
Return flights coming in about €250, they'll probably have doubled by the time my girlfriend clears my application for temporary release— Stephen Todd (@UbuntuLad) June 18, 2019