The Ireland squad held a final training session at Carton House before departing for London where they will take on Rugby World Cup hosts England on Saturday. Check out our gallery of the latest training pics.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt talks about the team selection for the final warm-up game against England which, he says, is 'a massive challenge' for his side ahead of the start of the Rugby World Cup.
Ireland lost at home for the first time since November 2013 as Wales deservedly prevailed in a gripping GUINNESS Summer Series encounter, with full-back Leigh Halfpenny nailing two closing penalties for the visitors.
Irish Rugby TV brings you a behind-the-scenes look at the Ireland v Wales GUINNESS Summer Series game at the Aviva Stadium. Paul O'Connell, who was playing his last ever home international, took to the pitch with his son Paddy after the 16-10 defeat.
Join us for live text commentary of Ireland's GUINNESS Summer Series encounter with Wales at the Aviva Stadium today (kick-off 2.30pm), as legendary lock Paul O'Connell takes his final bow at the home of Irish Rugby.
Just days before head coach Joe Schmidt formally announces Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad, the Six Nations champions welcome Wales to the Aviva Stadium for what is sure to be a keenly-contested Test match.
The Ireland squad wrapped up their training week with the Captain's Run session at the Aviva Stadium today. Check out the latest pics from training ahead of Saturday's GUINNESS Summer Series clash with Wales.
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell is set for an emotional send-off as he plays his final home game at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow, but he remains fully focused on his own performance and that of the team in advance of the Rugby World Cup.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt names the team to play Wales in the GUINNESS Summer Series and answers questions on the selection, while scrum half Conor Murray talks about 'feeling fresh' ahead of his return to the side.
The Ireland coaching team have announced the starting line-up for Saturday's GUINNESS Summer Series showdown with Wales at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 2.30pm). Paul O'Connell returns to captain the side in his last international on home soil.
The Ireland team for the second game of the GUINNESS Summer Series will be announced live on IrishRugby.ie. Tune in at 1.50pm as head coach Joe Schmidt unveils the team to play Wales on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium.
Alun Wyn Jones will lead Wales against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday in a side that sees Exeter Chiefs prop Tomas Francis make his international debut and George North reach the milestone of his 50th Wales cap.
Preparations for Ireland's rematch with Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday are underway, with the likes of captain Paul O'Connell, Jonathan Sexton and Rob Kearney set to return to the team. Check out the latest photos from training.
Ireland assistant coach Les Kiss updates the media on the progress of Andrew Trimble and Cian Healy, and says captain Paul O'Connell deserves 'a good send-off' in his final home international this weekend.