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Coach Declan Kidney stuck with the lineup who beat Italy 42-10 last weekend after they were originally named to face the French on February 11 before the match was postponed because of a frozen pitch at the Stade de France.
Prop Cian Healy, centre Gordon D'Arcy, fullback Rob Kearney and back-rower Sean O'Brien have recovered from minor injuries they picked up in the game against Italy, the Irish Rugby Football Union said in a statement.
Ireland lost their opening match at home to Wales, while France have beaten Scotland and Italy in their two games so far.
Ireland: 15-Rob Kearney, 14-Tommy Bowe, 13-Keith Earls, 12-Gordon D'Arcy, 11-Andrew Trimble, 10-Jonathan Sexton, 9-Conor Murray, 8-Jamie Heaslip, 7-Sean O'Brien, 6-Stephen Ferris, 5-Paul O'Connell (captain), 4-Donncha O'Callaghan, 3-Mike Ross, 2-Rory Best, 1-Cian Healy
Replacements: 16-Sean Cronin, 17-Tom Court, 18-Donnacha Ryan, 19-Peter O'Mahony, 20-Eoin Reddan, 21-Ronan O'Gara, 22-Fergus McFadden. (Reporting by Sonia Oxley; Editing by John Mehaffey)