A brand new tournament has been created for November.
Ireland will play six test matches before the end of this year.
Andy Farrell's side are set to complete their Guinness Six Nations campaign with games against Italy and France in October.
They'll then have a two-week break before taking on Fiji, Wales and England in a new eight-team tournament which gets underway in mid-November.
Former Ireland out-half Ronan O'Gara says an interesting period ahead: