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#Ben Gilroy

# ben-gilroy - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Debunked: The claims in this Facebook video about suicide figures and number of Covid deaths in Ireland are inaccurate
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: The claims in this Facebook video about suicide figures and number of Covid deaths in Ireland are inaccurate

Sep 8th 2020, 8:23 PM 10,166 Views 14 Comments

In the video, Ben Gilroy makes a number of false and misleading claims about coronavirus and suicide in Ireland.

FactFind: No, it's not correct to say just 100 people have died from Covid-19 in Ireland
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

FactFind: No, it's not correct to say just 100 people have died from Covid-19 in Ireland

Sep 8th 2020, 4:08 PM 158,972 Views 114 Comments

A widely shared Facebook video incorrectly claims that 100 people, not 1,777, have died because of the virus in Ireland.

# ben-gilroy - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Ben Gilroy prevented by High Court from arresting agents and employees of mortgage company
# Start Mortgages
# Start Mortgages

Ben Gilroy prevented by High Court from arresting agents and employees of mortgage company

Oct 31st 2019, 8:02 PM 30,014 Views 8 Comments

Start Mortgages also secured an order restraining Gilroy from posting online any information relating to any of Start’s current or former employees.

# ben-gilroy - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy sues RTÉ over exclusion from televised MEP debates
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy sues RTÉ over exclusion from televised MEP debates

May 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,242 Views 0 Comments

The businessman claims RTÉ is in breach of broadcasting rules by excluding him from its upcoming debates.

# ben-gilroy - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

High Court rules detention of anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy at Mountjoy is lawful
# Courts
# Courts

High Court rules detention of anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy at Mountjoy is lawful

Feb 12th 2019, 12:48 PM 25,301 Views 0 Comments

Gilroy is returning to jail to serve the remainder of his three-month prison term.

# ben-gilroy - Friday 4 May, 2018

Anti-eviction campaigner given one month suspended sentence over social media video
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Anti-eviction campaigner given one month suspended sentence over social media video

May 4th 2018, 7:03 AM 24,372 Views 59 Comments

Gilroy admitted making the remarks on a video clip posted on social media.

# ben-gilroy - Friday 27 April, 2018

Court descends into chaos as bank accuses Dublin couple of failing to vacate their home
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Court descends into chaos as bank accuses Dublin couple of failing to vacate their home

Apr 27th 2018, 7:34 AM 53,064 Views 0 Comments

Gordon Smith was removed from the court by gardai after refusing to say whether he would abide by a new court order to vacate the Balbriggan property.

# ben-gilroy - Friday 6 October, 2017

Direct Democracy Ireland founder accused of attacking court system after he's found in contempt
# Ben Gilroy
# Ben Gilroy

Direct Democracy Ireland founder accused of attacking court system after he's found in contempt

Oct 6th 2017, 4:34 PM 16,472 Views 0 Comments

Ben Gilroy was told to carry out 80 hours community service.

# ben-gilroy - Monday 3 February, 2014

Ben Gilroy resigns as leader of Direct Democracy Ireland
# Stepped Down
# Stepped Down

Ben Gilroy resigns as leader of Direct Democracy Ireland

Feb 3rd 2014, 12:07 PM 15,593 Views 187 Comments

Jaan Van de Ven has been chosen as the new party leader.

# ben-gilroy - Thursday 7 November, 2013

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment
# BAI Says No
# BAI Says No

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment

Nov 7th 2013, 4:23 PM 8,009 Views 36 Comments

DDI had complained that LMFM had created the impression that Ben Gilroy had expressed anti-English sentiments at an abandoned distressed property auction.

# ben-gilroy - Friday 1 November, 2013

Direct Democracy’s Ben Gilroy appears in court over alleged trespassing
# Arrest
# Arrest

Direct Democracy’s Ben Gilroy appears in court over alleged trespassing

Nov 1st 2013, 6:00 PM 19,836 Views 0 Comments

A court adjourned the case for three weeks earlier today.

# ben-gilroy - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses
# Meath East
# Meath East

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses

Jun 19th 2013, 11:30 AM 11,848 Views 58 Comments

Ben Gilroy failed to file documentation related to his donations and expenses during the Meath East by-election but will qualify for reimbursement of expenses once he does.

# ben-gilroy - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil

Mar 28th 2013, 9:04 PM 18,739 Views 224 Comments

All the drama from the count centre in Ashbourne as Helen McEntee took the Dáil seat in Meath East.

# ben-gilroy - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election

Mar 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,156 Views 126 Comments

There are 11 candidates in the running for the Meath East seat following the death of Shane McEntee TD.

# ben-gilroy - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes

Mar 23rd 2013, 3:46 PM 9,129 Views 175 Comments

With the by-election taking place next Wednesday the main candidates for the Meath East seat were out in force today with Enda Kenny and the Tánaiste joining them.

# ben-gilroy - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election
# By-election
# By-election

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election

Mar 13th 2013, 3:28 PM 5,786 Views 57 Comments

Four independent candidates have filed paperwork to run against seven candidates from parties big and small.

# ben-gilroy - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying
# By-election
# By-election

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying

Mar 9th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,430 Views 177 Comments

With the by-election less than three weeks away TheJournal.ie spoke to the main candidates this week to find out what they’re hearing on the doorsteps and what they’re telling voters…

# ben-gilroy - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date
# Meath East
# Meath East

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date

Mar 7th 2013, 6:28 PM 9,741 Views 112 Comments

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East
# Meath East
# Meath East

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Mar 7th 2013, 10:21 AM 7,148 Views 130 Comments

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

# ben-gilroy - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Laois homeowner who stopped the sheriff left 'demoralised' after eviction
# Evicted
# Evicted

Laois homeowner who stopped the sheriff left 'demoralised' after eviction

Mar 15th 2012, 12:43 PM 13,395 Views 103 Comments

Campaigners were able to stop Lee Wellstead from being evicted last month but the 47-year-old is today homeless after the sheriff made a successful second eviction attempt yesterday.

# ben-gilroy - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

I stopped the sheriff: Activists prevent eviction of man from Laois home
# Stopped The Sheriff
# Stopped The Sheriff

I stopped the sheriff: Activists prevent eviction of man from Laois home

Feb 21st 2012, 6:45 PM 20,296 Views 125 Comments

Independent TD Joan Collins was among a group of activists that stopped the attempted eviction of a man from his home in Laois yesterday.