Two week break in Six Nations
The IRFU have released 13 players back their provinces, ahead of the Six Nations break weekend.
Andy Farrell's side face England in their next game on Sunday February 23rd, with 23 man squad retained for an Irish training camp on Thursday.
Of the 13 players sent back to the provinces for this weekend's Pro 14 action, Leinster's Ronan Kelleher and Max Deegan are the only two who have featured in Ireland's opening two games.
Dave Kearney, Luke McGrath and Will Connors will also rejoin Leinster training.
The others released back are Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan of Connacht, Munster pair Chris Farrell and Jack O'Donoghue, and Ulster quartet Billy Burns, Tom O'Toole, Stuart McCloskey and Jack McGrath.