* All dates and times in UK time (BST)12th June
Poland v Northern Ireland Group C: 5pm BBC1
Germany v Ukraine Group C: 8pm BBC1 16th June
Ukraine v Northern Ireland Group C: 5pm ITV
Germany v Poland Group C: 8pm ITV21st June
Northern Ireland v Germany Group C: kick-off 5pm BBC1
Ukraine v Poland Group C: 5pm BBC Red Button
Northern Ireland will have their work cut out in Group C, where they face the mighty Germans and big hitters Poland and Ukraine.
But if the three historic rivals from the east end up taking lumps out of each other, "Norn Iron" could sneak into the last 16.
Here's how the group looks.
Germany: Odds 4-1
To his rival managers, Joachim Low must seem to be living the dream. He can name a powerful spine, topped and tailed by Thomas Muller and Manuel Neuer, and adorn it with a number of creative attacking midfielders. On the face of it, the world champions have plenty to be confident about as they aim for a second successive trophy.
However, as scout Urs Siegenthaler admits to The Guardian, the international game "is undergoing a bit of a change and we're still struggling to catch up".
Low is also missing some key players, including captain Philipp Lahm, and with defeats at the feet of the Republic of Ireland and Slovakia raising question marks, the Germans may not be the powerhouse they are expected to be.
Widely regarded as the strongest Polish side since 1982, the presence of Robert Lewandowski alone will get pulses rating. While the Bayern Munich striker hogs attention, Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak could prove to be the true pivot. ESPN describes Poland as "dark horses", but the Guardian drops a truth bomb by pointing out that injuries to key players "could be a problem in France".
They kept six clean sheets in ten games during qualification and proved potent when attacking down the wings, so Mykhaylo Fomenko's side are theoretically capable of upsetting the odds in this group. However, if you nullify their wingers, "Ukraine are quite limited", says ESPN. The squad lacks options up front, meaning their 4-2-3-1 formation will struggle unless they convert their chances.
Northern Ireland: 350-1
At their best, Michael O'Neill's side are a solid unit and will take heart from the fact they edged out Romania to top their qualifying group. However, in the tournament itself, their first European Championship for 30 years, their formidable five-man midfield will struggle to atone for their flimsy defence, which is short of credible manpower. Anything but a group exit would "upset the odds", concludes ESPN.
The key players: If he can reproduce the imperious form he showed for Arsenal in the first half of the season, Mesut Ozil will be a hugely influential and entertaining figure in France. However, the playmaker is an erratic beast and could be outshone by Muller and Mario Gomez.
Lewandowski arrives in France having scored 42 goals for Bayern this season. Alongside him is Arkadiusz Milik, who has proved a perfect partner for the star striker, the pair forming a good old-fashioned two-pronged team. Meanwhile, Krychowiak is at the heart of more attacking moves than he is given credit for.
If you enjoy thrilling wingers – and come on, which football fan doesn't? – then Ukraine's Andriy Yarmolenko and Yevhen Konoplyanka could have you on the edge of your armchair.