Tralee-man Ultan Dillane has been promoted to the bench for Ireland’s Six Nations showdown with Scotland in Murrayfield on Saturday.
Coach Joe Schmidt has made five changes to the starting 15 that lost to England.
Rob Kearney returns to full back and Chris Farrell comes into the Centre while Quin Roux, Sean O’Brien and Jack Conan will in the pack.
Robbie Henshaw has suffered a dead leg and has not been included in the match day squad.
Joe Schmidt says he felt a lack of ‘edge’ in the dressing room prior to the England game, but he’s confident that it’s returned.
Scrum-half Conor Murray says Ireland can’t afford another slow start on Saturday.