The Munster fly-half leads a team containing several members of Ulster's Heineken Cup final team.
Paddy Wallace and Darren Cave form the midfield pairing, with wing Craig Gilroy also starting, while the Ulster contingent up-front includes lock Dan Tuohy and flanker Chris Henry.
There are also opportunities for Keith Earls at full-back, with his Munster colleague Simon Zebo featuring on the left wing.
The front-row is comprised of three uncapped players - Connacht prop Brett Wilkinson, Munster hooker Mike Sherry and Ulster tighthead Declan Fitzpatrick.
Ireland head coach Declan Kidney is set to finalise his 29-man squad after the Barbarians fixture for next month's tour of New Zealand.
Ireland will face the world champion All Blacks in Auckland, Christchurch and Hamilton between June 9 and 23.
Team: K Earls (Munster); C Gilroy (Ulster), D Cave (Ulster), P Wallace (Ulster), S Zebo (Munster); R O'Gara (Munster, capt), C Murray (Munster); B Wilkinson (Connacht), M Sherry (Munster), D Fitzpatrick (Ulster), D Tuohy (Ulster), D Ryan (Munster), J Muldoon (Connacht), C Henry (Ulster), P O'Mahony (Munster).
Replacements: R Best (Ulster), R Loughney (Connacht), D O'Callaghan (Munster), J Coughlan (Munster), P Marshall (Ulster), N Spence (Ulster), A Trimble (Ulster).
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