France coach Bernard Laporte has made two changes to the side that lost to Wales for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash with Ireland.
There is a recall for centre Ludovic Valbon who comes in for the injured Damien Traille.
Winger Cedric Heymans comes in for Aurelien Rougerie, who damaged his collarbone in the home loss to Wales.
Captain Fabien Pelous will join an elite band of players to have reached 100 international caps.
France team to play Ireland in Dublin on Saturday:
J Laharrague (Brive); C Heymans (Toulouse), Y Jauzion (Toulouse), L Valbon (Brive), C Dominici (Stade Francais); Y Delaigue (Castres), D Yachvili (Biarritz); S Marconnet (Stade Francais), S Bruno (Sale), N Mas (Perpignan), F Pelous (Toulouse, capt), J Thion (Biarritz), S Betsen (Biarritz), Y Nyanga (Beiers), J Bonnaire (Bourgoin).
Replacements: W Servat (Toulouse), P De Villiers (Stade Francais), P Pape (Bourgoin), G Lamboley (Toulouse), P Mignoni (Clermont), F Michalak (Toulouse), B Baby (Toulouse).
Iain Henderson's start to the new season may have been denied by a hip injury but he's not short of support on his road to recovery - Ulster teammate Stuart Olding vowing to do all he can for the Ireland lock.