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#Paul Murphy

# paul-murphy - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Paul Murphy's comments about gardaí to be referred to Oireachtas committee
# Privilege
# Privilege

Paul Murphy's comments about gardaí to be referred to Oireachtas committee

Jul 13th 2017, 3:15 PM 12,150 Views 46 Comments

The Solidarity TD has accused gardaí of lying under oath during the recent Jobstown trial.

# paul-murphy - Friday 7 July, 2017

Gardaí begin 'lessons-learnt' review of Jobstown protest investigation
# Fallout
# Fallout

Gardaí begin 'lessons-learnt' review of Jobstown protest investigation

Jul 7th 2017, 9:16 AM 9,552 Views 57 Comments

The review will look at key learning points, practices which require improvement, and any other issues of note.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Leo Varadkar says 'it's a problem' that garda evidence conflicted with video footage in Jobstown trial
# Very Concerned
# Very Concerned

Leo Varadkar says 'it's a problem' that garda evidence conflicted with video footage in Jobstown trial

Jul 6th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,959 Views 70 Comments

Varadkar discussed Paul Murphy, the Eighth Amendment and women in the Dáil in a wide-ranging RTÉ interview.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

McDonald tells Taoiseach that people in the real world have no interest in his choice of socks
Live Jul 4th 2017, 1:56 PM

McDonald tells Taoiseach that people in the real world have no interest in his choice of socks

# paul-murphy - Monday 3 July, 2017

Gardaí say Jobstown trial would have 'benefitted hugely' from body cam footage
# Video Evidence
# Video Evidence

Gardaí say Jobstown trial would have 'benefitted hugely' from body cam footage

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:27 PM 15,379 Views 122 Comments

GRA spokesperson John O’Keeffe said the idea that gardaí were hell-bent on prosecuting certain people is “nonsense”.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'Jobstown wasn't a peaceful, legitimate protest. Intimidating two women is not peaceful'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Jobstown wasn't a peaceful, legitimate protest. Intimidating two women is not peaceful'

Jul 1st 2017, 6:15 AM 6,444 Views 184 Comments

The ‘hard Left’ make unrealistic promises that can never be kept, writes Larry Donnelly.

# paul-murphy - Friday 30 June, 2017

'The #JobstownNotGuilty social media campaign was absolutely necessary'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The #JobstownNotGuilty social media campaign was absolutely necessary'

Jun 30th 2017, 9:30 PM 5,661 Views 93 Comments

TD Paul Murphy writes candidly about the “relief, gratitude, anger and sadness” that accompanied the ‘not guilty’ verdict in the Jobstown trial.

'This was a message to working-class communities': Call for inquiry into Jobstown investigation
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

'This was a message to working-class communities': Call for inquiry into Jobstown investigation

Jun 30th 2017, 4:37 PM 12,953 Views 148 Comments

At a press conference today, Murphy and Solidarity colleagues were heavily critical of the gardaí.

'People have risen and won't be put back in their box': Jobstown supporters hail a political victory
# Right To Protest
# Right To Protest

'People have risen and won't be put back in their box': Jobstown supporters hail a political victory

Jun 30th 2017, 6:05 AM 11,883 Views 124 Comments

Dozens of supporters celebrated with Paul Murphy and others, assured that their right to protest has been protected.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I'm choking back tears': Relief and vindication after Jobstown not guilty verdict
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I'm choking back tears': Relief and vindication after Jobstown not guilty verdict

Jun 29th 2017, 2:27 PM 35,039 Views 179 Comments

There was jubilation outside the court today as supporters and the accused celebrated the not guilty verdict.

Jobstown protest: TD Paul Murphy and 5 others found not guilty
# Trial
# Trial

Jobstown protest: TD Paul Murphy and 5 others found not guilty

Jun 29th 2017, 12:31 PM 98,271 Views 354 Comments

The six men were accused of falsely imprisoning former Tánaiste Joan Burton and her adviser Karen O’Connell in 2014.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 22 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:24 PM 20,028 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

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

Jun 21st 2017, 4:21 PM 15,213 Views 0 Comments

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

Barrister tells Jobstown jury their political views "have to be left outside the jury room"
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

Barrister tells Jobstown jury their political views "have to be left outside the jury room"

Jun 20th 2017, 7:01 PM 11,225 Views 0 Comments

Closing speeches were given today.

# paul-murphy - Monday 12 June, 2017

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants

Jun 12th 2017, 3:13 PM 16,802 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

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

May 31st 2017, 8:44 PM 41,533 Views 0 Comments

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
# Michael Murphy
# Michael Murphy

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

May 22nd 2017, 7:53 PM 11,077 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ain't Too Shabby
# Ain't Too Shabby

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

May 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 48,356 Views 72 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

May 19th 2017, 7:48 PM 15,987 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

May 18th 2017, 7:31 PM 11,006 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

May 16th 2017, 6:35 PM 21,224 Views 0 Comments

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'
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

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

May 15th 2017, 6:35 PM 37,800 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Saturday 13 May, 2017

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

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

May 13th 2017, 7:45 AM 5,154 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Protest
# Protest

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

May 11th 2017, 5:43 PM 13,465 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

May 10th 2017, 6:11 PM 12,543 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

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

May 9th 2017, 6:41 PM 8,467 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

May 8th 2017, 6:55 PM 20,862 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

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

May 2nd 2017, 6:32 PM 39,485 Views 0 Comments

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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Apr 27th 2017, 6:40 PM 26,070 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

Apr 26th 2017, 5:36 PM 15,900 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Jobstown trial suspended after juror is discharged
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Jobstown trial suspended after juror is discharged

Apr 25th 2017, 3:03 PM 21,037 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

Apr 24th 2017, 7:33 PM 11,678 Views 0 Comments

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
# Water Fight
# Water Fight

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

Apr 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,138 Views 42 Comments

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
# Latest Garda Scandal
# Latest Garda Scandal

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

Mar 24th 2017, 5:48 PM 20,584 Views 88 Comments

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
# Snappy Dressers
# Snappy Dressers

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

Mar 22nd 2017, 2:00 PM 33,328 Views 140 Comments

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?
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

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

Mar 1st 2017, 7:35 AM 13,980 Views 158 Comments

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?
# Get Up Stand Up
# Get Up Stand Up

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

Feb 26th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,153 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

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

Feb 25th 2017, 7:30 PM 18,170 Views 72 Comments

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
# Spy Mystery
# Spy Mystery

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

Feb 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 21,209 Views 32 Comments

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
# Interned
# Interned

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

Jan 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,855 Views 69 Comments

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