The visitors took a bonus-point defeat which relegated England to fifth in the table.
Although England have missed out on the chance to retain their Six Nations crown, Ireland sealing a grand slam with a win on English soil this weekend could mean big business for British pubs, according to Worldpay.
"However, we're just focused now on Ireland and putting in a really strong performance".
"There have been some tough selection calls, but that is exactly what we want, we want to be in a position where there are selections and decisions to be made and we have had to make some tough ones this weekend", said Gatland.
"But we aimed to come second when it was the best we could achieve and we did that".
"Congratulations to Ireland on the Grand Slam, they deserve it, but they will know you need a bit of luck". What is pleasing is that we have exposed some players to the highest level, and leading towards 2019 (World Cup) we have got more depth than we had in 2015.
"We have got a plan in place for him over the next year or so in terms of the amount of games he plays for the Ospreys and for us".
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France coach Jacques Brunel expressed his disappointment at the result, bemoaning the fact it was "another match we could have won".
"We've scored some good tries and created some space".
It was a poor miss from Trinh-Duc, who had drawn first blood by slotting a drop-goal in the fourth minute, but the fly-half was then at fault as the hosts struck back immediately.
"Sometimes when you're focusing on certain aspects of your performance, the things that you've been good at in the past can take a back seat". "The way our games went, we could've been going for a lot more but in this last game we've displayed the character we need going forward".
Leigh Halfpenny's penalties ultimately proved to be the difference between the two sides as both teams scored one try apiece, through Liam Williams and Gael Fickou.
In London: Ireland 24 (Garry Ringrose, CJ Stander, Jacob Stockdale tries; Johnny Sexton 2 con, Joey Carbery con, Connor Murray pen) beat England 15 (Elliot Daly 2, Jonny May tries).
In Rome Scotland were made to sweat profusely for their 29-27 win over Italy.