Sunday 25 June 2017

Video: Jubilant Irish fans climb aboard moving trucks in Paris

Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

Spirits are high in France as the Green Army descend on the Stade de France for Ireland's opening Euro 2016 clash with Sweden this evening.

Some jolly Irish fans have been spotted jumping on board moving trucks driving through the streets of Paris.

This video shows Irish fans in good spirits in Montmarte Paris near the Irish Harp bar, with hundreds of Irish supporters lining the streets.

Watch below:

Ireland's Ambassador to France, Geraldine Byrne Nason, paid tribute to Irish fans for "living up to their reputation".

"We know the Irish supporters are always good spirited and rarely pose difficulties for security personnel," she said. "They are living up to their reputation here already.”

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