Her old job was child's play compared to the minefield that awaits
Published 09/05/2014 | 02:30
SHE did her best to be discreet, in fairness, but Frances Fitzgerald practically pogoed into the Collinstown Community College in Clondalkin for the launch of a new initiative to tackle youth unemployment.
The Minister for Children was sporting a smart suit (perfect for appearing on the telly all day), impeccable coiffure (ditto) and a mile-wide smile as she arrived along with the Taoiseach.
They were there for a quick photoshoot with champion boxers Bernard Dunne and Kenneth Egan, who is also running for Fine Gael in Clondalkin, after Frances persuaded him to throw his hat into the political ring.