France defended brilliantly and showed their class in attack to secure a first win in Dublin since 2011.
Tries from Charles Ollivon and Damian Penaud condemned Ireland to a second straight defeat as France went top of the Six Nations table.
Success with Real Madrid is still the first priority for Zinedine Zidane, who would love to manage France in his coaching career.
Fabien Galthie believes France can be a match for anyone in the Six Nations as they prepare to tackle Ireland this weekend.
After suffering a blow to the head in Ireland's loss to Wales, captain Johnny Sexton will not feature against France on Sunday.
Fresh from a famous Calcutta Cup triumph, Scotland will look to make it two wins out of two when they do battle with Wales.
New Zealand World Cup winner Aaron Smith says watching Antoine Dupont is helping him to improve his game.
Antoine Dupont turned in a star performance as France cruised to an emphatic 50-10 victory over Italy in their Six Nations opener.
Scotland produced an astonishing fightback in their last trip to Twickenham and are eyeing another shock against England this weekend.
Tanguy Ndombele has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain in the past and has not ruled out a move from Tottenham further down the line.