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#jobstown

# jobstown - Yesterday’s News

Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

Over 100 potential jurors were called in a random ballot and a jury of five women and seven men were selected.

# jobstown - Friday 31 March, 2017

Paul Murphy promises he won't talk about his upcoming trial at Jobstown protest rallies

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy is one of seven people charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton.

# jobstown - Thursday 30 March, 2017

The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial

The court heard today of the DPP’s concern that the constitutional process of trial by jury could be interfered with.

# jobstown - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'This is our weapon' - Is the future of the protest in Ireland under threat?

Ahead of the trial of a number of Jobstown protesters, activists have urged members of the public to stand up for their right to demonstrate.

# jobstown - Thursday 12 January, 2017

'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown

The documentary focuses on some key characters in the community – and their struggles.

# jobstown - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Community collects enough money to carry the cost of Reece Cullen's funeral

Reece Cullen was stabbed to death last Thursday.

# jobstown - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Teenager arrested over stabbing of Reece Cullen released without charge

Gardaí said that the male teenager was released late last night.

# jobstown - Friday 6 January, 2017

Juvenile arrested in connection with stabbing of Reece Cullen

The 17-year-old died after being stabbed in Jobstown yesterday afternoon.

# jobstown - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Tributes paid to teenage boy Reece Cullen who was stabbed to death in Dublin

The incident happened in the Jobstown area at 3.30pm.

# jobstown - Friday 23 December, 2016

Nothing fishy here: 500 children from across Dublin have been taught how to fish

Children from Darndale, Jobstown, Mulhuddart, Whitechurch and a number of inner city youth projects took part in the initiative.

# jobstown - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Convicted Jobstown teen to take appeal to High Court

Last month the 17-year-old boy was convicted of falsely imprisoning then Tánaiste Joan Burton and her advisor.

# jobstown - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Hundreds gather in Dublin to protest Jobstown teen's guilty verdict

“If this was happening anywhere else in the world, we’d be saying that’s mad.”

# jobstown - Friday 21 October, 2016

Teenager found guilty of false imprisonment of Joan Burton during water charges protest

He was 15 at the time of the incident at Jobstown.

# jobstown - Monday 3 October, 2016

Paul Murphy will face trial over Jobstown false imprisonment charges next year

The date was set in court this morning.

# jobstown - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Judge adjourns trial of 17-year-old accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

The former Tánaiste and her advisor were allegedly trapped for three hours at a Jobstown protest two years ago.

# jobstown - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Garda tells court Jobstown protest was 'like a rugby maul'

The detective inspector was giving evidence today at the trial of a teenager accused of the false imprisonment of Joan Burton and her advisor.

# jobstown - Monday 19 September, 2016

"I worried what will happen if they manage to open the car doors" - Joan Burton

The former Labour leader and Tánaiste gave evidence today at a trial of a 17-year-old boy charged in connection with the Jobstown water charges protest in November 2014.

Joan Burton arrives through Children's Court side door as trial of Jobstown 17-year-old begins Tallaght Rally This post contains videos

Joan Burton arrives through Children's Court side door as trial of Jobstown 17-year-old begins

A total of 20 people have come before the courts over the 2014 protest. .

# jobstown - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Mass rally to take place in support of water protesters ahead of trial of 17-year-old

The trial, due to begin next Monday, is the first relating to charges of false imprisonment in connection with the Jobstown protest which saw then-Tánaiste Joan Burton confined to her car for two hours in November 2014.

# jobstown - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Judge warns people against recording Jobstown trial on their smartphones

The judge says that this had been a problem at a previous hearing.

# jobstown - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jobstown protester, 36, dies of heart attack before hearing to dismiss charges RIP

Jobstown protester, 36, dies of heart attack before hearing to dismiss charges

Lawyers for Philip Preston were hoping to have two charges against him thrown out because of a lack of evidence.

# jobstown - Friday 6 May, 2016

Boy jailed for Jobstown protest said dealing with Probation Service was a "load of b*ll**ks

The defendant stated he was under the influence of tablets and cannabis that day.

# jobstown - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A teen sentenced over the Jobstown protest, post mortem results for the Bray baby and arrests at a funeral had everyone talking…

Paul Murphy says he couldn't afford legal fees "even on a full TD's salary"

As a TD, Murphy is entitled to an annual salary of €87,258 before tax.

A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for six months for his part in the Jobstown protest

The court heard he has prior convictions for theft and has already served a sentence which expired in January for his other offences.

# jobstown - Thursday 28 April, 2016

TD Paul Murphy says he's entitled to legal aid because he can't afford court costs

TD Paul Murphy has been granted legal aid to defend his case on charges of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton.

# jobstown - Monday 11 April, 2016

Trial of Jobstown protest teenager delayed because of Leaving Cert

The teenager is accused of falsely imprisoning former Tánaiste Joan Burton

# jobstown - Monday 4 April, 2016

Paul Murphy says Jobstown protesters want to face trial together

Today the case was adjourned to the 3 May.

# jobstown - Monday 7 March, 2016

“We think these charges should be dropped” – Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing

The cases of the Jobstown 18 have been put back to April. Meanwhile, another water protest is planned for this Thursday.

# jobstown - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country’s most volatile constituencies

14 months on from the Jobstown protest, can Labour hang on to a seat? Dublin South-West is looking impossible to call – as we discovered in a night on the doorsteps…

# jobstown - Friday 22 January, 2016

Paul Murphy remanded on bail ahead of Jobstown trial

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD has been accused of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# jobstown - Monday 14 December, 2015

Paul Murphy: “We could be looking at months or even years in prison”

He was one of a group of people before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this afternoon.

# jobstown - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Dublin man who broke man’s jaw and put him in hospital for a week avoids jail

The attacker has been ordered to pay €7,500 to his victim.

# jobstown - Monday 2 November, 2015

Protesters support Paul Murphy and 33 others facing charges over Jobstown rally

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD was issued with a court summons in connection with last year’s anti-water charges protest in Jobstown.

# jobstown - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Seven teenagers in court to face criminal charges over Jobstown protest

Juvenilles who were arrested in relation to the Jobstown protest appeared in court today.

# jobstown - Friday 9 October, 2015

188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year

Mostly for public order offences.

# jobstown - Saturday 3 October, 2015

AAA fighting garda ban on collecting money (but their lawyers say not to talk about it)

The party were supposed to hold a press conference yesterday.

# jobstown - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters

The rally was organised in support of protesters charged with falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# jobstown - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

“Our backs are against the wall, we’re coming out fighting”: Jobstown protesters push back

“This government is a farce, a disgrace and fascist tyrants. This country is in bits and now they’re victimising the ones who were standing up for it.”

Paul Murphy has just been served with a summons for false imprisonment

The summonses relate to the alleged false imprisonment of Tanaiste Joan Burton.

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