10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
A view from one of the proposed new stands at Thomond Park. The two stands would offer a seating capacity of 15,000. The terraces would hold 11,000.
Munster and Ireland lock Paul O'Connell takes to the mic at the launch in Limerick's Clarion Hotel.
Two of Munster's greatest servants of the professional era, Anthony Foley and Paul O'Connell.
Paddy Reid and Brendan Foley, Anthony's dad, are pictured at the launch.
Munster coach Declan Kidney and Pat Whelan, the chairman of the Thomond Park Re-Development Committee, chat at the launch.
Ken Lyons, President of the Munster Branch IRFU.
Munster Rugby Chief Executive Garrett Fitzgerald.
Paul O'Connell speaks at the launch.
Paul O'Connell watches footage of last Saturday's Heineken Cup final win for Munster at the launch.
**All photos by Inpho Photography**