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Taoiseach Micheál Martin meets 3rd class pupils from St Brigid’s Girls National School in Glasnevin (from left) Isabella Ryan (10), Ella Brereton (9), Charlotte Collins (9), Caoimhe Flanagan (10), and Faye Haverty (10), who made their First Holy Communion on Wednesday as a small group.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheál Martin meets 3rd class pupils from St Brigid’s Girls National School in Glasnevin (from left) Isabella Ryan (10), Ella Brereton (9), Charlotte Collins (9), Caoimhe Flanagan (10), and Faye Haverty (10), who made their First Holy Communion on Wednesday as a small group. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Creating Our Furore: A National Conversation on Preferment in Ireland was launched by the Taoiseach on Wednesday afternoon in the Botanic Gardens.

Or was that the drama started by a former tánaiste on Wednesday morning in Government Buildings?

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