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#Paul Murphy

# paul-murphy - Thursday 22 June, 2017

A 'peaceful protester' could be facing a life sentence if found guilty, Jobstown trial hears

Closing statements were made by counsel for some of the accused in the Jobstown trial today.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Gardaí made 'unwise and inappropriate' decisions at water charges protest, court hears

Six men have pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to falsely imprisoning the then-Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

# paul-murphy - Monday 12 June, 2017

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants

Applause broke out in court after the charges against 50-year-old Ken Purcell were officially dropped.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'That wouldn't be long for me': 71-year-old's reaction when told he could face life in prison

The men are all charged with false imprisonment of then Tánaiste Joan Burton and her adviser Karen O’Connell.

# paul-murphy - Monday 22 May, 2017

'Take sanctuary in the church': Jobstown defendant was making a 'suggestion' to gardaí, trial told

A garda told the court she overheard Councillor Michael Murphy saying, “Will we give her sanctuary in the church or will we keep her in the church?”

# paul-murphy - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Like he slept in his clothes for a week' - no punches pulled in Dáil dress code complaints

TheJournal.ie has gained access to all public complaints to the Ceann Comhairle regarding the standard of dress in Dáil Éireann.

# paul-murphy - Friday 19 May, 2017

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men are charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her advisor.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears

Marion Power said there was “constant abuse and horrendous language the whole time”.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion'

Garda Gavin Cooke has denied the claim.

# paul-murphy - Monday 15 May, 2017

Jury told Jobstown protesters shouted at Paul Murphy to 'mind his own business'

Garda Inspector Derek Maguire was giving evidence in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From The42 Kilkenny's Evergreen out to stop all-conquering Sheriff YC in the FAI Junior Cup final Preview

Kilkenny's Evergreen out to stop all-conquering Sheriff YC in the FAI Junior Cup final

The Dublin club are looking to lift the trophy for the fifth time in seven years at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Jobstown defendant said Joan Burton could 'take sanctuary in church'

Seven men are accused of falsely imprisoning the former Tánaiste during a water charges protest in 2014.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'You're not welcome in Jobstown': Inspector tells court he feared for Joan Burton's safety

A garda inspector told the trial today that he was concerned for Joan Burton’s safety.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Children's Minister says she believed Joan Burton was in 'great danger' during protest, court hears

Minister Katherine Zappone said she called 999 as she ‘didn’t see too many gardai’.

# paul-murphy - Monday 8 May, 2017

'Will we let her go or hold onto her for the night?': Jobstown trial hears evidence from gardaí

“The protesters called us rats,” one garda told the trial today.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Joan Burton told being called a c**t at a protest should be 'water off a duck's back', court hears

This is day three of the Jobstown false imprisonment trial.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'Terrified' Joan Burton 'ran for her life' at Jobstown protest

Seven men including TD Paul Murphy have pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Paul Murphy 'plainly involved' in restricting Joan Burton's liberty, trial told

Murphy and six other accused have all entered not guilty pleas.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Jobstown trial suspended after juror is discharged

The sole member of the jury will now be replaced at a fresh selection tomorrow morning.

# paul-murphy - Monday 24 April, 2017

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.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

€467m on meters, but bitter water war could end up costing a lot more

The water committee is meeting again today to vote on its final report, but there are fears we’re on the brink of an election.

# paul-murphy - Friday 24 March, 2017

'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management

The Policing Authority is to examine the full facts of how and why two massive garda admin errors occurred.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Dáil report shows 'pixie hats and turtleneck jumpers' unacceptable dress for foreign parliaments

The Dáil Committee on Procedure is set to discuss the matter of a Dáil dress code in private session this evening.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

So many questions... what's happening with water charges?

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges… again.

# paul-murphy - 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.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 25 February, 2017

FactCheck: Did Right2Water this week support charging for excessive water use?

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen made the claim this week, and the AAA-PBP’s Paul Murphy accused him of “mischief making”. FactCheck steps in.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Case of undercover British cop operating in Ireland to be raised with UK government

The Dáil was told: “He had multiple intimate relationships with women using his false identity.”

# paul-murphy - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Charlie Flanagan says 'substantial resources' are being deployed to secure Halawa's release

Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for three-and-a-half years.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 'When you lose the one match you've been training all year to win, it's a waste of a year' Cats Eye

'When you lose the one match you've been training all year to win, it's a waste of a year'

First All-Ireland defeat will be motivation for 2017, insists Kilkenny All-Star Paul Murphy.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'We left Ibrahim with a promise we would do everything to bring him home'

Paul Murphy was one of eight TDs who visited Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt during the week.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 1 December, 2016

FactCheck: How many people boycotted water charges?

The AAA-PBP says almost three quarters of Irish Water customers refused to pay during the most recent billing cycle. Is that true?

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Simon Coveney: 'You don't wash your car with Ballygowan, because if you do you pay for it'

The minister also said that people who paid their charges “did the right thing and we are not going to make a fool of them”.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Fianna Fáil hold "balance of power" on 'modest' water charges, says Paul Murphy

A report leaked to RTÉ has suggested that some form of water charges must be imposed for Ireland to satisfy its EU obligations.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Who was this Budget for? Big business, landlords and property developers

It is summed up by the fact that while TDs will benefit by more than €50 a week, young unemployed people will get a miserly €2.70, writes AAA-PBP TD Paul Murphy.

# paul-murphy - Monday 3 October, 2016

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

The date was set in court this morning.

# paul-murphy - 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. .

# paul-murphy - 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.

# paul-murphy - Friday 2 September, 2016

‘If we needed a kick in the arse at the time, well let that be the kick in the arse’

Kilkenny defender Paul Murphy reckons that the heavy Allianz Hurling League semi-final defeat to Clare was a blessing in disguise.

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