Former Munster, Ireland and Lions out-half Ronan O'Gara will be honoured in his native Cork this evening at a testimonial dinner to mark a career in rugby that is laden with honours.

More than 850 tickets have been sold for the event without promotion.

O'Gara is the highest points scorer in the history of Munster and Irish rugby.

A number of distinguished guests will be present as his 16-year career is celebrated.