Shamrock Rovers will play Slovan Bratislava in the first qualifying round while Linfield face Zalgiris Vilnius and Connah's Quay Nomads take on Alashkert.
Stephen Kenny is not holding his breath in the hope that Leeds striker Patrick Bamford will declare for the Republic of Ireland.
Peterborough midfielder Sam Szmodics has been denied a senior Republic of Ireland debut against Andorra on Thursday evening by injury.
John Egan is refusing to give up on his World Cup dream despite the Republic of Ireland's dismal start to the new qualifying campaign.
Peterborough midfielder Sam Szmodics has received his first call-up to the Republic of Ireland squad for their June friendlies against Andorra and Hungary.
Wembley will stage an additional Euro 2020 last-16 match which was originally due to be staged in Dublin, a UEFA Exco committee has decided.
The Irish government does not expect to be able to fill stadiums to 25% capacity for Euro 2020 games in Dublin, according to deputy prime minister Leo Varadkar.
A decision on Euro 2020 host cities has been postponed until Friday, Sky Sports News has been told, with UEFA expected to confirm that later on Monday.
A British and Irish 2030 World Cup bid would create "significantly higher" commercial returns than a rival South American one, says Kieran O’Connor.