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#jobstown

# jobstown - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

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

Garda Gavin Cooke has denied the claim.

# jobstown - 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.

# jobstown - 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.

# jobstown - 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.

# jobstown - 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’.

# jobstown - 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.

# jobstown - Friday 5 May, 2017

Former Burton adviser tells Jobstown trial she referred to 'f**king dregs' due to stressful situation

Karen O’Connell told the court she was not proud of using ‘bad language’ and said she was very upset at the time.

# jobstown - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'One of the most scary experiences' - Joan Burton's advisor gives Jobstown testimony

Karen O’Connell said she and the former Tánaiste were pushed and shoved.

# jobstown - 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.

# jobstown - Friday 28 April, 2017

'What would Michael Collins think of this?': Joan Burton continues Jobstown evidence

“My politics is not about hating anybody,” Burton told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# jobstown - 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.

# jobstown - 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.

# jobstown - 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.

# jobstown - 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.

# 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

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