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We may protest that class divisions aren't relevant in Ireland - but they're as prevalent here as they are in class-conscious Britain, writes Catherine O'Mahony.

13th April, 2013
'As she left the car to sort out the next leg of her journey, the woman called out "thanks boss" and "I'll pray for you".'

The BBC is running a hard-to-resist online quiz that's supposed to determine what social class you belong to. It doesn't work too well.

I know because I took the test twice and each time it decided I belonged to the Elite, which is the very top grade of a new suite of seven new classifications of social class in Britain. This means I should be the sort of person who might be friendly with Boris...

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