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#Joe O'Connor

# joe-oconnor - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

It could make people happier and healthier - but would a four-day week work in Ireland?

Proponents say there are a wide range of benefits to the idea – but not everyone is convinced.

# joe-oconnor - Monday 14 September, 2015

From The42 Limerick hurlers pounce for a key member of Clare's 2013 All-Ireland winning camp Shake It Up

Limerick hurlers pounce for a key member of Clare's 2013 All-Ireland winning camp

Joe O’Connor is joining the Limerick senior set-up and Anthony Daly will remain working with the minors.

# joe-oconnor - Monday 9 June, 2014

USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages

Union president Joe O’Connor said that schemes such as JobBridge had led to “a very, very employer friendly market”.

# joe-oconnor - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Marchers in Dublin City today want JobBridge to be scrapped

The protest is being organised by the youth committees of a number of unions with two MEP hopefuls involved.

# joe-oconnor - Monday 25 November, 2013

Union of Students in Ireland distances itself from responsible drinking organisation

The national students’ union will no longer partner with drinkaware.ie and plans to work with “other bodies not funded by a self-regulating drinks industry”.

# joe-oconnor - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Three Labour senators targeted over dole cut but they'll support measure

Young people are being urged to lobby three Labour senators to vote against a provision of the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill in the Seanad next week but they will all support the measure.

# joe-oconnor - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Student grant protests planned across the country today

The protests come as the USI attempt to mobilise a voting block of 50,000 students in a database by the local and European elections next year.

# joe-oconnor - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Roscommon native elected as new USI President

The USI said Joe O’Connor has firsthand experience with the college grant system which will help him represent struggling students.

# joe-oconnor - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The morning after pill goes on sale without prescription; a euthanasia activist holds a seminar in Dublin, as suicide campaigners say ‘emotional literacy’ should be on the school curriculum.