Niamh Donnelly: ‘If someone told you two months ago that you could press the pause button on your life would you do it?’

This is a time to sit and wait, to get comfortable with uncertainty

5th April, 2020
Niamh Donnelly: ‘If someone told you two months ago that you could press the pause button on your life would you do it?’
Author, writer and journalist Niamh Donnelly. Picture: Fergal Phillips

In my early twenties, I worked for a company who paid me to write copy for other companies. Companies who sold guns to children. Companies who provided healthcare only to rich people. Companies who bred freakish chickens and sold their puffed limbs in buckets. Companies who evaded taxes. Companies who had large carbon footprints. Companies who made money for people who already had plenty of money.

It was a good job.

I was a “creative”....

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