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O’Brien prolongs pain by tackling critics, says Smurfit

21st June, 2015
Former chief executive of the Jefferson Smurfit GroupFeargal Ward

Dr Michael Smurfit, the legendary businessman and former chief executive of paper and packaging giant the Jefferson Smurfit Group, has said he fears that Denis O’Brien’s ongoing battle to protect his private banking affairs will only lead to more “protracted and relentless” attacks.

“I think very highly of the man. I have a very high regard for his abilities,” Smurfit told The Sunday Business Post. “He has a different...

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