Ireland’s emerging design talent, from left to right: Rae Moore (front), Declan Scullion, Joan McElligott, Christophe Antipas, Lucy Jones, Declan Crowley, Niamh Chambers, Noreile Breen, John Monahan, Nicola Ryan, Elizabeth Clyne, Thomas O Brien, Gráinne Dunne, Darragh Breathnach and Shane Birney. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

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