Martina McCarthy, Katie Fitzhenry and Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe will make their first appearances for the national side in Hong Kong.
The programme, which is open to the wider athletic and team sport community, offers elite athletes the opportunity to join an Olympic programme in what is a new and exciting international female sport.
Ireland have been drawn in Pool D alongside Singapore and Japan, and all the games in Hong Kong will be streamed live here.
There are four pools of three teams each. Canada, Kazakhstan and hosts Hong Kong are in Pool A, Brazil, South Africa and Papua New Guinea are in Pool B, while Pool C contains France, China and Kenya.
IRELAND WOMEN'S SEVENS Squad (Hong Kong Sevens, Hong Kong Football Club, Happy Valley & Hong Kong Stadium, Friday, March 28):
1. Shannon Houston (Blackrock/Leinster) (capt)
2. Martina McCarthy (St. Mary's/Talent ID Programme)
3. Niamh Ni Dhroma (Buccaneers/Connacht)
4. Aisling Naughton (Talent ID Programme)
5. Elaine Ryan (Talent ID Programme)
6. Megan Williams (Saracens/Exiles)
7. Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe (Clanwilliam/Munster/Talent ID Programme)
8. Katie Fitzhenry (Blackrock/Leinster)
9. Nikki Caughey (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)
10. Siobhan Barrett (Tralee/Munster)
11. Laura Lee Walsh (Talent ID Programme)
12. Susan Vaughan (Railway Union/Leinster)
IRELAND WOMEN'S FIXTURES:
IRELAND v Singapore, Hong Kong Football Club, 9.30am local time/1.30am Irish time
IRELAND v Japan, Hong Kong Football Club, 12.10pm local time/4.10am Irish time
Cup, Plate and Bowl competititons (1.30pm local time/5.30am Irish time to 7.52pm local time/11.52am Irish time)