Double European cross country champion Fionnuala Britton will compete in the European Marathon Cup at the European Championships in Zurich later this month.
The Marathon Cup is a team competition, with results based on the national team’s three fastest finishers.
Britton’s marathon debut will come on 16 August, four days after she contests the 10,000m.
There have been a number of changes to the women’s team, with Nicola Duncan withdrawing due to injury and Maria McCambridge choosing not to skip the competition as she focuses on her build-up to the marathon at Rio 2016.
Barbara Sanchez will replace McCambridge on the team Sarah Mulligan has also been drafrted on to the team.