The oldest football competition in Ireland, the FAI Senior Cup is the Blue Riband event for clubs in Ireland. Clubs from the SSE Airtricity League compete with junior and intermediate clubs in a competition that dates back to 1922.
The current holders of the competition are Dundalk, who defeated Cork City 2-1in the 2018 Final, courtesy of a Patrick McEleney goal.
Eight fixtures will take place with the second round set to kick-off on Friday, August 27 with five fixtures, including St. Patrick's Athletic's trip to Cork City and a north-west derby between Finn Harps and Derry City.
Maynooth University Town v Cobh Ramblers will take place on Saturday, August 28, with kick-off 7pm with the final two fixtures, Killester Donnycarney v Wexford and Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers, on Sunday, August 29, with kick-off at 2pm and 4pm respectively.
The draw, which was completed on RTE 2fm by Alan Cawley, will also see amateur side St. Mochta's head to Oriel Park in the hope of an upset against FAI Cup holders Dundalk.
Following their dramatic penalty shoout-out victory over Athlone Town, Waterford FC have been handed a tie against Dublin's Kilnamanagh.
Another derby tie takes place as Finn Harps welcome Derry City while Colin Healy's Cork City will welcome St. Patrick's Athletic to Turner's Cross.
The draw for the Second Round is set to take place this evening on RTE2fm on the Game On show at 6.30pm.
Each club has been assigned a number ahead of the draw with 16 teams in the pot, including 8 SSE Airtricity Premier clubs, 4 First Division teams and 4 non-league sides.
All second round fixtures are set to take place on the week ending Sunday, August 29th.
Extra.ie FAI Cup Second Round Draw
There were also wins for Waterford, St Patrick's Athletic, UCD, Wexford, Maynooth University Town, Shamrock Rovers, Kilnamanagh, Derry City, Finn Harps, Longford Town, Killester / Donnycarney, St Mochta's, Cobh Ramblers, Dundalk and Bohemians.
Results - FAI Cup First Round
Elsewhere, Fairview Rangers also needed penalties to get past Athenry whilst St. Mochtas' progressed past Cockhill Celtic with a 2-1 extra time win.
Killester Donnycarney, Maynooth University Town and Kilnamanagh make up the line-up for the first round draw which will take place tomorrow at 6.30pm on RTE2fm on Game On. The draw will include all SSE Airtricity Premier & First Division clubs as well as the teams who've progressed and received byes below.
Results - FAI Cup Qualifying Round
Six qualifying round ties are scheduled over the week ending Sunday, July 11 with the action set to get underway at Grange Gorman Astro between Oliver Bond Celtic v Killester Donnycarney, with kick-off at 7.30pm on Friday, July 9.
Four fixtures are scheduled for Saturday, July 10 before the final match of the round on Sunday, July 11 at 11am, Kilnamanagh v Home Farm at Ned Kelly Park.
FAI Cup - Qualifying Round Fixture Schedule
The qualifying round for the 2021 FAI Cup will contain six fixtures with six teams receiving a bye to the first round.
All matches are set to be played on the week ending Sunday, July 11 with a winner to be decided on the day. Dates and kick-off times will be confirmed at a later date.
FAI Cup - 2021 Qualifying Round Draw
2019 FAI Cup Finals Day will see Peamount United take on Wexford Youths in the So Hotels Women's FAI Cup Final at 12.05pm before the Extra.ie FAI Cup Final between Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers, with kick-off at 3.40pm.
Premium Level tickets have now sold out with a small number of tickets in the lower tier set to be available online at 11am on Saturday, November 2. The lower tier tickets will be available in both the north and south stand, online from fai.ie/tickets.
Finals day will see Dundalk take on Shamrock Rovers in the Extra.ie FAI Cup Final, with kick-off at 3.40pm, and the Só Hotels FAI Women's Cup Final between Wexford Youths and the winner of Peamount United v Shelbourne, with kick-off at 12.05pm.
Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers will go on sale for FAI Cup Finals Day on Thursday, October 17 at 11am. Dundalk will go on priority sale to Season Ticket Holders whilst Shamrock Rovers will go on general sale tomorrow.
SSE Airtricity League First Division side Galway United ensured Cork City will not appear in a FAI Cup final for the first time since 2015, with a 1-0 victory.
Conor Melody's first-half goal secured the victory for the home side at Eamonn Deacy Park as Alan Murphy's charges look forward to Monday's quarter-final draw.
FAI Cup holders Dundalk came through an extra-time five goal thriller at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium thanks to Georgie Kelly's 117th-minute winner.