Vera Pauw's Republic of Ireland team have been drawn in Group A for the 2023 World Cup.
The Girls in Green are in a five-team group alongside Sweden, Finland, Slovakia and Georgia.
CONFIRMED | 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup
🇮🇪 have been drawn into Group A with...
𝗙𝗶𝘅𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗱𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄 𝗶𝗻 𝗱𝘂𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲#COYGIG ☘️ | #WeAreOne 🇮🇪 | #FIFAWWC 🏆 pic.twitter.com/yywaSLTgq0
— FAIreland ⚽️🇮🇪 (@FAIreland) April 30, 2021
The Republic of Ireland are looking to qualify for a first-ever major championships, and Vera Pauw's team were in pot 3 for the draw in Nyon.
Topping the group is crucial as the nine Group winners will qualify automatically, while the nine runners up are aiming for one of the two available slots in the play-offs.
The qualifiers due to begin in September and full fixture details to follow in due course.
Sweden are ranked fifth in the Fifa World rankings, Finland are 24th, and Ireland are 34th. Slovakia, meanwhile, are ranked 46th and Georgia are 126th.
Northern Ireland have been drawn in Group D alongside England.
Republic of Ireland group
Here are the nine groups in full.
A: Sweden, Finland, Republic of Ireland, Slovakia, Georgia.
B: Spain, Scotland, Ukraine, Hungary, Faroe Islands.
C: Netherlands, Iceland, Czech Republic, Belarus, Cyprus.
D: England, Austria, Northern Ireland, North Macedonia, Latvia, Luxembourg.
E: Denmark, Russia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Azerbaijan, Malta, Montenegro.
F: Norway, Belgium, Poland, Albania, Kosovo, Armenia.
G: Italy, Switzerland, Romania, Croatia, Moldova, Lithuania.
H: Germany, Portugal, Serbia, Israel, Turkey, Bulgaria.
I: France, Wales, Slovenia, Greece, Kazakhstan, Estonia.