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#Paul Murphy

# paul-murphy - Saturday 21 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 21st 2017, 7:00 AM 5,681 Views 8 Comments

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'
# Column
# Column

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

Jan 14th 2017, 9:45 AM 287 Views 192 Comments

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?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How many people boycotted water charges?

Dec 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 26,608 Views 162 Comments

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'
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Nov 30th 2016, 9:40 AM 21,941 Views 249 Comments

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
# Leaked Report
# Leaked Report

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

Nov 19th 2016, 5:41 PM 15,643 Views 100 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 12th 2016, 7:00 AM 132 Views 66 Comments

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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Oct 3rd 2016, 12:12 PM 8,762 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

Sep 19th 2016, 6:09 PM 15,978 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tallaght Rally

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

Sep 19th 2016, 12:06 PM 32,817 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

Sep 14th 2016, 7:45 AM 10,199 Views 0 Comments

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’
# Blessing In Disguise
From The42
# Blessing In Disguise

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

Sep 2nd 2016, 8:00 AM 21,519 Views 8 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Monday 8 August, 2016

'You have to keep a calm head' — inside Kilkenny's late comeback
# Last Gasp
From The42
# Last Gasp

'You have to keep a calm head' — inside Kilkenny's late comeback

Aug 8th 2016, 4:50 PM 4,399 Views 0 Comments

Paul Murphy describes his late assist for Conor Fogarty’s equalising point.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Shane Lowry's flippers, Gordon D'Arcy's sandals - It's the sporting tweets of the week
# The Twitterati
From The42
# The Twitterati

Shane Lowry's flippers, Gordon D'Arcy's sandals - It's the sporting tweets of the week

Jul 17th 2016, 10:30 AM 8,551 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Barnes, Paul Murphy, Cristiano Ronaldo and Carl Frampton also make the cut this week.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Multiple calls for head of water charges commission to step down over "ill-judged" comments
# In Hot Water
# In Hot Water

Multiple calls for head of water charges commission to step down over "ill-judged" comments

Jul 5th 2016, 8:44 AM 23,484 Views 173 Comments

In a media interview Joe O’Toole expressed his support for the charges.

# paul-murphy - Friday 1 July, 2016

FactCheck: Do EU rules prevent us from spending money to build more social housing?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Do EU rules prevent us from spending money to build more social housing?

Jul 1st 2016, 8:09 PM 24,734 Views 79 Comments

FactCheck looks in depth at an AAA-PBP claim with big implications.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 28 May, 2016

"Nobody is born knowing how to be homeless" - hundreds march on GPO in protest at housing crisis
# Protest
# Protest

"Nobody is born knowing how to be homeless" - hundreds march on GPO in protest at housing crisis

May 28th 2016, 5:43 PM 12,646 Views 161 Comments

The march was organised by the National Homeless and Housing Coalition.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 12 May, 2016

19 accused in Jobstown trial to have separate trials
# Courts
# Courts

19 accused in Jobstown trial to have separate trials

May 12th 2016, 2:00 PM 8,911 Views 0 Comments

They had previously asked that they go on trial together. The trials will most likely be broken up into blocks.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

May 5th 2016, 9:03 PM 16,642 Views 0 Comments

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"
# Legal Aid
# Legal Aid

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

May 5th 2016, 5:57 PM 23,395 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Thursday 28 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 28th 2016, 5:03 PM 38,051 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Monday 4 April, 2016

Paul Murphy says Jobstown protesters want to face trial together
# Courts
# Courts

Paul Murphy says Jobstown protesters want to face trial together

Apr 4th 2016, 12:39 PM 9,372 Views 0 Comments

Today the case was adjourned to the 3 May.

# paul-murphy - Friday 1 April, 2016

Murphy's law for Wexford as Youths make history on their home patch
# Wex Factor
From The42
# Wex Factor

Murphy's law for Wexford as Youths make history on their home patch

Apr 1st 2016, 10:51 PM 6,056 Views 0 Comments

The attacker grabbed a brace as the south-east side recorded their first ever top-flight win.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Kilkenny Allstar's brilliant photobomb as an 11 year-old during Eoin Kelly's Laochra Gael
# TG4
From The42
# TG4

Kilkenny Allstar's brilliant photobomb as an 11 year-old during Eoin Kelly's Laochra Gael

Mar 27th 2016, 6:47 PM 14,685 Views 2 Comments

Paul Murphy started shadowing Tipperary hurlers from a young age.

# paul-murphy - Monday 7 March, 2016

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing

Mar 7th 2016, 1:50 PM 33,944 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Monday 25 January, 2016

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin

Jan 25th 2016, 12:56 PM 18,846 Views 172 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance – People Before Profit alliance launched a common principles document today.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 16 January, 2016

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon
# Analysis
# Analysis

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon

Jan 16th 2016, 2:49 PM 36,181 Views 212 Comments

Now one TD says they owe “hundreds of thousands of people” an apology.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Alan Kelly told to 'come clean' about meeting with company which won €3.6m State contracts
# Cause For Alarm?
# Cause For Alarm?

Alan Kelly told to 'come clean' about meeting with company which won €3.6m State contracts

Dec 16th 2015, 12:15 PM 30,114 Views 0 Comments

Kelly met with two representatives from the company, but says he did not know they would be there.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Irish Water are deliberately confusing their payment figures, says Paul Murphy
# Denied
# Denied

Irish Water are deliberately confusing their payment figures, says Paul Murphy

Dec 12th 2015, 9:15 AM 19,245 Views 141 Comments

This comes after the utility released information as part of an freedom of information request.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Alan Kelly faces "serious questions" over meeting with company that won state tender
# Taken To Task
# Taken To Task

Alan Kelly faces "serious questions" over meeting with company that won state tender

Dec 10th 2015, 10:21 AM 33,250 Views 0 Comments

Deputy Paul Murphy says “serious irregularities occurred” around a meeting involving Alan Kelly and another Labour TD.

# paul-murphy - Friday 20 November, 2015

'Outrageous': Paul Murphy reacts to AAA losing its collection ban appeal
# District Court
# District Court

'Outrageous': Paul Murphy reacts to AAA losing its collection ban appeal

Nov 20th 2015, 6:10 PM 28,700 Views 170 Comments

The party was refused a permit because the money might be used to ‘encourage an unlawful act’.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties
# Playing With The Big Boys
# Playing With The Big Boys

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties

Nov 18th 2015, 6:17 PM 16,520 Views 69 Comments

They’re sick of being lumped as ‘Independent/Others’.

# paul-murphy - Monday 16 November, 2015

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill
# Forced To Pay
# Forced To Pay

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill

Nov 16th 2015, 12:12 PM 47,407 Views 129 Comments

The AAA TD said the “mass boycott” of the property tax is over.

# paul-murphy - Friday 6 November, 2015

7 from Kilkenny, 4 from Galway: Here's the 2015 Allstar hurling team of the year
# Pick Of The Bunch
From The42
# Pick Of The Bunch

7 from Kilkenny, 4 from Galway: Here's the 2015 Allstar hurling team of the year

Nov 6th 2015, 7:05 PM 35,624 Views 70 Comments

The All-Ireland finalists take 11 of the 15 places on offer, with seven first time Allstars selected in 2015.

# paul-murphy - Monday 2 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:48 PM 29,011 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Sinn Féin wants a vote pact with other left-wing parties - but not everyone's up for it
# The Left Unites
# The Left Unites

Sinn Féin wants a vote pact with other left-wing parties - but not everyone's up for it

Oct 27th 2015, 5:33 PM 28,610 Views 262 Comments

The party has confirmed it will join left-wing parties and independents in a voting transfer pact.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Anti Austerity Alliance to "strongly consider" constitutional action against collections ban
# Courts
# Courts

Anti Austerity Alliance to "strongly consider" constitutional action against collections ban

Oct 22nd 2015, 4:20 PM 11,549 Views 0 Comments

The alliance says that the ban on door-to-door collections is “political policing” and is hampering their “development”.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Even more people have paid their water bills - but it's just over half of customers
# Toddle Along
# Toddle Along

Even more people have paid their water bills - but it's just over half of customers

Oct 21st 2015, 3:25 PM 31,434 Views 107 Comments

New figures received by Paul Murphy also shed new light on the situation.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 17 October, 2015

'There is huge satisfaction in answering the questions people had about us'
# Taking Stock
From The42
# Taking Stock

'There is huge satisfaction in answering the questions people had about us'

Oct 17th 2015, 7:15 AM 3,601 Views 5 Comments

Kilkenny star Paul Murphy hasn’t forgotten how Kilkenny were written off earlier in the year.

# paul-murphy - Friday 16 October, 2015

Here are the 2015 Football and Hurling Personalities of the Year
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Here are the 2015 Football and Hurling Personalities of the Year

Oct 16th 2015, 6:12 PM 9,659 Views 5 Comments

Philly McMahon and Paul Murphy will be honoured by Ireland’s GAA journalists this evening.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

WATCH: Noonan and Howlin's smackdowns got TDs all rowdy
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

WATCH: Noonan and Howlin's smackdowns got TDs all rowdy

Oct 13th 2015, 6:30 PM 11,967 Views 22 Comments

“Who speaks of Syriza now?”