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Thursday 29 August, 2013

Column: Is our work culture killing us?

Following the tragic death of a 21-year-old intern at Merrill Lynch in London, who had been working shockingly long hours, Fergus O’Connell questions why extreme working habits are so prevalent.

Monday 5 August, 2013

Column: How doing less will increase your productivity

We’re all busier than ever before: work intrudes into our personal lives in ways that were unimaginable just a few years ago. And yet the ‘to-do’ pile is always growing. It’s time to accept that we can’t do everything, writes Fergus O’Connell.

Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Column: Hey Government, that’s not negotiating… THIS is negotiating

The Government’s method of pressuring EU leaders isn’t working, writes Fergus O’Connell. So here’s a suggestion…

Saturday 16 June, 2012

Column: I know what Ireland needs – a National Muppets Day

We don’t commemorate much, writes Fergus O’Connell. But we should remember the bank guarantee – and the people who brought us to that point.