Maria Oconnor

The Apprentice Series 8, Episode 2: Bathtime Blues for Team Sterling

Hilary Wardle | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hilary Wardle

This week, the Apprentice candidates had to design a 'useful' household product then pitch it to well known retailers Lakeland and Amazon. It sounds so simple, doesn't it? But bear in mind that these are people who couldn't find their rear ends with both hands, a sat nav and a detailed guide to human anatomy.

Sarah Dean

FIRED INTERVIEW: 'My Snooze Was Understandable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Apprentice candidate Maria O’Connor has become the latest businesswoman looking for investment to be fired by Lord Sugar during the hit BBC One ...

Apprentice Candidate: Maria O'Connor

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Maria O’Connor, 20, is a restaurateur who lives in Kent. Why should she be Lord Sugar's next Apprentice? Well, she says: “If you chuck me in th...