Click here for photos of the build-up to Saturday’s game as interviews are conducted and the Irish supporters gather in Paris.
Pictured above: Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll takes part in a television interview as a “local beauty” looks on in the grounds of the team’s Hilton Arc de Triomphe Hotel in Paris.
Brian O’Driscoll and Ireland coach Eddie O’Sullivan await the start of Friday’s press conference.
Eddie O’Sullivan shares a joke in front of the aforementioned “local beauty.”
Brian O’Driscoll is pictured beside another “unusual onlooker” at the team hotel.
Deirdre and Aidan from Dublin show their support in front of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
Kinsale on tour – standing in front of the Eiffel Tower are (back row): Gerard, Gerry, Michael, Dan and Garry; (front row): Con, Charles and Phil.
**All photos by Billy Stickland of Inpho Photography**
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