Gary returns from Poland, and needless to say, it was anything but straightforward! Our final blog also looks back at the sights and sounds of the past two weeks.
Gary meets Mick McCarthy and another legend of Irish football, as Poznan gets set to bid the Irish fans a fond farewell, and the lads get set for the Italy game.
The fans take in the latest Roy Keane outburst, and watch Poland follow Ireland out of the tournament. And then the heavens opened.... it's the Euro 2012 blog.
A quiet Poznan reviews the reaction to the Spain game, and Gary watches the England game hoping for a Three Lions win - for complex reasons!
The fans are back from Gdansk, with despair at the football, but pride in their own performance. Gary O'Reilly's Euro 2012 blog, after the Spain hammering.
Gary and Kenna are persuaded to go Polish for the night. Free food and bar had nothing to do with it. The latest chapter from the best Euro 2012 fan blog.
Gary's escaped the campsite, and the Poznan mood is upbeat again! An encounter with Hector, a Fr Jack-a-like, and the Irish become Polish fans for a night. Our latest instalment of the fans' eye view of the Euros!
Elation and despair, at the match and elsewhere. And that Andy Gray photo! It's the latest chapter from Poland.
....they'd be the worst in the world. Outsinging the Croatians on the Berlin to Poznan train, treated like celebrities at Poznan Station, mixing with celebrities there too, but the campsite reveals that not everything does what it says on the tin. But hope and optimism are building ahead of tonight's Croatian clash.
It's day 4 of Gary O'Reilly's Euro 2012 blog.
Gary's about to leave Berlin for Poznan, but not before seeing the sights (sort of!), and being swept up in a tide of humanity descending on Berlin Boerse..... will the German capital ever be the same again?
"An aerial view of Europe today would look like an army of green ants invading Poland, and we have them surrounded" - Euro 2012 blog, day 2!
Gary's made it as far as Berlin, but not without some unintentional diversions en route. Picking up friends along the way, landing at a hostel besieged by Irish fans, the atmosphere is building....
Gary O'Reilly, winner of our InterRail trip to Euro 2012, will be blogging throughout his journey and the tournament for us. He was beyond excited to win... but then he had to decide who to bring with him....
We've sifted through the entries, including loads of really strong ones, and we have a winner..... Our guest blogger for Euro 2012, heading there by InterRail to see all of Ireland's group games is.....