Munster’s Peter O’Mahony in action during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Leinster at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

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 Malachy Clerkin and Mary Hannigan (left) in conversation with Natalya Coyle, Sarah Rowe and Evanne Ní Chuilinn.  Eric Luke

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