The Ireland Under-20s kickstart the international weekend when they host their Italian counterparts in Athlone on Friday night, before the men's and women's teams take part in an historic double header at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
Brian O'Driscoll - a Grand Slam-winning captain and Ireland's most-capped player and record try scorer - will play his final home game in green next Saturday. Ahead of an historic 140th Test outing, we relive some of his best moments on the international stage.
The Irish Rugby Football Union today became the first Irish sporting organisation to launch a FREE monthly digital magazine as part of its expanding digital strategy to communicate with Irish rugby fans across expanding mobile and traditional electronic platforms throughout the world.
Peter O'Mahony has admitted it took him some time to become fully equipped for the physical rigours of Test rugby, but judging by his current RBS 6 Nations campaign he is now right at home at international level.
Today saw the Ireland squad take to the Newforge Country Club pitches in Belfast for a training session along with some Leinster and Ulster Academy players. Afterwards Paul O'Connell and his team-mates mixed with the watching fans, signed autographs and posed for photographs.
The Ireland squad are in Belfast this week for a training camp and took time out to visit the famous 'Titanic Belfast' exhibition where Paddy Jackson and Iain Henderson had their own Leo & Kate moment.