Brendan Gleeson rallied the troops in a stirring RTÉ Sport promo ahead of Ireland's World Cup second leg play-off against Denmark at the Aviva Stadium.

The actor recited the Dylan Thomas poem Do Not Go Gentle Into the Good Night against a backdrop of the Irish team's most memorable moments down through the years.

Right now, it's 3-1 to Denmark - hopefully the team had a chance to watch before kick-off.

It's now or never...

Here it is for you to watch.  And yes, we had something in our eye too…