Ireland have moved back up to third spot in the World Rugby Rankings after their impressive 19-9 Six Nations win over England on Sunday.
Ireland have called in back-row Roger Wilson and lock Billy Holland to their squad ahead of Sunday's fixture against England in Dublin....
Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien has highly praised England captain Chris Robshaw ahead of their clash this weekend in Dublin.
The IRFU have announced that Peter O'Mahony has signed a three-year contract which will see him remain at Munster until at least June 2018....
Ireland number eight Jamie Heaslip has accepted an apology from France lock Pascal Papé after being ruled out with a back injury.
Connacht will be missing scrum-half Kieran Marmion for Sunday's Guinness PRO12 clash with the Dragons at Rodney Parade due to injury....
Munster hooker Damien Varley has confirmed he is to retire from rugby with immediate effect due to a long-standing injury to his left foot....
Ireland number eight Jamie Heaslip will be out for four weeks after suffering three fractured vertebrae playing against France.
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell admits his side will have to improve after battling past France in Dublin.
Johnny Sexton marked his return to action with a confident display, allowing Ireland to see off a stubborn French challenge 18-11.
During this weekend's game between Ireland and France in Dublin, Simon Zebo's father will be found in the stands wearing a France shirt....
Ireland have received a major fitness boost with the news that a number of key players should be fit to France on Saturday.
Joe Schmidt has expressed his concerns over Jonny Sexton's playing schedule after his return following a series of concussions.
The cavalry returns for Ireland as they seek to beat France for the first time in the new Aviva Stadium.
Jonathan Sexton returns for Ireland as one of three changes to their team ahead of this weekend's Six Nations clash with France.
Andrew Trimble has been ruled out of the rest of the season with a toe injury however he should be fit for the World Cup.