It may have been a disappointing Six Nations campaign for the Irish, but there were no hang-overs as far as the Munster contingent were concerned.
Ronan O'Gara, Paul O'Connell, John Hayes and co got straight back to business for their Province as they helped the home side put Ulster to the sword in Cork.
There were six tries for the Musgrave Park faithful to enjoy and the bonus point victory moved Munster firmly back into the title race in the Magners League. With a game in hand on the top two teams, they are one point behind Llanelli Scarlets (36) and 11 points short of leaders Leinster (46).
Among the try scorers was New Zealand's record Test scorer, Doug Howlett, who notched his first in Munster colours.
As part of the build-up to next month's Cardiff 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals weekend, ERC has joined forces with the WRU, Cardiff Blues and adidas to develop an annual grassroots community rugby programme targeting young players.
The Ulster Rugby full back, Jared Payne (No 15), has been suspended for two (2) weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing in Dublin arising from the Heineken Cup quarter-final match against Saracens at Ravenhill Stadium on Saturday, 5 April.