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#Paul Murphy

# paul-murphy - Monday 12 October, 2015

What is political policing and is Paul Murphy being watched?
# Operation Mizen
# Operation Mizen

What is political policing and is Paul Murphy being watched?

Oct 12th 2015, 6:50 AM 15,144 Views 103 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has been at the centre of several controversies since Murphy was elected to the Dáil last year.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 11 October, 2015

It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics

Oct 11th 2015, 6:51 PM 18,991 Views 98 Comments

On 11 October 2014, tens of thousands marched against water charges in Dublin and Paul Murphy was elected to the Dáil.

# paul-murphy - Friday 9 October, 2015

188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year
# Operation Mizen
# Operation Mizen

188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year

Oct 9th 2015, 11:57 PM 17,805 Views 125 Comments

Mostly for public order offences.

Kilkenny hurler Paul Murphy had some craic at the Aviva last night!
# Bantz
From The42
# Bantz

Kilkenny hurler Paul Murphy had some craic at the Aviva last night!

Oct 9th 2015, 11:19 AM 11,943 Views 3 Comments

The Danesfort dynamo was in top form.

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners

Oct 9th 2015, 10:45 AM 20,491 Views 180 Comments

Paul Murphy talks about AAA’s radical alternative to current government policy.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 8 October, 2015

New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach
# Sinn Féin Government
# Sinn Féin Government

New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach

Oct 8th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,086 Views 121 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit would consider coalition with Sinn Féin after the next election, says one of its TDs.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 3 October, 2015

AAA fighting garda ban on collecting money (but their lawyers say not to talk about it)
# Not Lying Down
# Not Lying Down

AAA fighting garda ban on collecting money (but their lawyers say not to talk about it)

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:00 AM 11,163 Views 0 Comments

The party were supposed to hold a press conference yesterday.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 24 September, 2015

This councillor doesn't know who filled out his Irish Water form, but it wasn't him
# Water Conservation
# Water Conservation

This councillor doesn't know who filled out his Irish Water form, but it wasn't him

Sep 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 21,253 Views 36 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has said that it has received a very small number of queries relating to Irish Water.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters
# Backlash
# Backlash

Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters

Sep 19th 2015, 7:50 PM 23,318 Views 0 Comments

The rally was organised in support of protesters charged with falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# paul-murphy - Friday 18 September, 2015

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest
# Court
# Court

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Sep 18th 2015, 10:30 PM 23,354 Views 0 Comments

Joan Collins is due to appear before court on the same day as Paul Murphy.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Is this the left-wing party you've been waiting for?
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

Is this the left-wing party you've been waiting for?

Sep 16th 2015, 11:41 AM 17,429 Views 191 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit are joining forces.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Paul Murphy has just been served with a summons for false imprisonment
# Water
# Water

Paul Murphy has just been served with a summons for false imprisonment

Sep 15th 2015, 11:45 AM 70,776 Views 0 Comments

The summonses relate to the alleged false imprisonment of Tanaiste Joan Burton.

# paul-murphy - Monday 14 September, 2015

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills

Sep 14th 2015, 5:33 PM 27,723 Views 221 Comments

Paul Murphy TD said the anti-water charges movement is still looking good.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Conor McGregor's greasy fry-up and the rest of the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweets Of The Week
From The42
# Tweets Of The Week

Conor McGregor's greasy fry-up and the rest of the sporting tweets of the week

Sep 13th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,857 Views 3 Comments

Also, Mike Ross shows Usain Bolt how to sprint, and Paul McShane goes all street.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban
# Backlash
# Backlash

Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban

Sep 12th 2015, 7:44 PM 31,188 Views 188 Comments

Paul Murphy says the denial of a collection permit has been met with “a huge amount of support and shock.”

# paul-murphy - Friday 11 September, 2015

Paul Murphy: 'I learned the latest on Jobstown charges from the media - again'
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Paul Murphy: 'I learned the latest on Jobstown charges from the media - again'

Sep 11th 2015, 10:45 PM 24,891 Views 269 Comments

An RTÉ report this evening detailed what charges those involved would be facing.

From hand-knitted socks to Grace Kelly - the evolution of the Aran jumper
# Wooly Jumper
# Wooly Jumper

From hand-knitted socks to Grace Kelly - the evolution of the Aran jumper

Sep 11th 2015, 6:07 AM 17,130 Views 18 Comments

It’s 125 years since knitting was first encouraged on the Aran Islands – and the story of the famous jumper is a colourful one.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Anti Austerity Alliance banned from collecting in case it uses money to fund protests
# Political Policing
# Political Policing

Anti Austerity Alliance banned from collecting in case it uses money to fund protests

Sep 10th 2015, 8:29 PM 13,860 Views 133 Comments

The chief superintendent for the south Dublin division said she believes further protests would result in public order offences.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

"I said to myself ‘We’re going into the water.’ So I took a deep breath."
# Limerick Bridge Tragedy
# Limerick Bridge Tragedy

"I said to myself ‘We’re going into the water.’ So I took a deep breath."

Sep 8th 2015, 11:32 AM 27,261 Views 25 Comments

Paul Murphy survived the freak accident that resulted in his two colleagues drowning.

# paul-murphy - Monday 31 August, 2015

"Evidence is mounting up" - TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

"Evidence is mounting up" - TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing

Aug 31st 2015, 9:14 AM 15,331 Views 174 Comments

Paul Murphy isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Gardaí ban Paul Murphy from collecting because it might encourage lawbreaking
# Slammed Door
# Slammed Door

Gardaí ban Paul Murphy from collecting because it might encourage lawbreaking

Aug 30th 2015, 6:58 PM 43,817 Views 297 Comments

The anti-water charges TD isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 29 August, 2015

The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement
# Charge This
# Charge This

The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement

Aug 29th 2015, 11:13 AM 53,550 Views 124 Comments

Not long ago, TheJournal.ie was publishing articles with headlines like ‘Why don’t the Irish protest?’.

# paul-murphy - Friday 28 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: It's quite shocking gardaí are 'spying' on water protesters
# Operation Mizen
# Operation Mizen

Paul Murphy: It's quite shocking gardaí are 'spying' on water protesters

Aug 28th 2015, 5:27 PM 20,080 Views 199 Comments

He and his AAA colleagues have written to the Justice Minister.

# paul-murphy - Friday 14 August, 2015

'The fear of going to prison is horrible': Jobstown protesters still haven't been told they're being charged
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

'The fear of going to prison is horrible': Jobstown protesters still haven't been told they're being charged

Aug 14th 2015, 1:46 PM 18,877 Views 264 Comments

Jobstown residents arrested in connection with the protest said they feel they did no wrong.

Paul Murphy says charges of false imprisonment are "absolutely farcical". Are they?
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Paul Murphy says charges of false imprisonment are "absolutely farcical". Are they?

Aug 14th 2015, 6:01 AM 22,362 Views 255 Comments

Do the charges stack up?

# paul-murphy - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Gardaí investigating how media knew about Jobstown charges before Paul Murphy did
# Leak
# Leak

Gardaí investigating how media knew about Jobstown charges before Paul Murphy did

Aug 13th 2015, 11:07 PM 31,033 Views 298 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD has complained to the DPP and GSOC.

Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial
# Taking The Stand
# Taking The Stand

Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial

Aug 13th 2015, 12:52 PM 15,123 Views 231 Comments

The Tánaiste will give evidence when over 20 water protesters stand trial.

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'
# Leaks
# Leaks

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'

Aug 13th 2015, 7:52 AM 22,398 Views 291 Comments

The TD is among those expected to be charged over the protest last November.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Could we be about to get ANOTHER new political group?
# Left Power
# Left Power

Could we be about to get ANOTHER new political group?

Aug 8th 2015, 9:18 PM 26,869 Views 144 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance is in talks with People Before Profit.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 6 August, 2015

'We have only lost one player who started the All-Ireland final last year'
# We Will Survive
From The42
# We Will Survive

'We have only lost one player who started the All-Ireland final last year'

Aug 6th 2015, 6:45 PM 6,142 Views 1 Comment

Paul Murphy believes that the absence of Kilkenny’s retired former heroes has been overstated.

'Well he’s selling calf nuts, maybe he’s eating a few of them!'
# Calf Nuts
From The42
# Calf Nuts

'Well he’s selling calf nuts, maybe he’s eating a few of them!'

Aug 6th 2015, 6:00 AM 15,268 Views 6 Comments

Paul Murphy has noticed that Kilkenny teammate TJ Reid has bulked up.

# paul-murphy - Monday 20 July, 2015

Irish Water denies cold calling people who have not paid their bills
# Bills
# Bills

Irish Water denies cold calling people who have not paid their bills

Jul 20th 2015, 6:05 AM 18,275 Views 98 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance IS calling on landlords “not to act as enforcers for Irish Water”.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Irish Water will tell us tomorrow how many people have paid their bills
# Paul Vs Enda
# Paul Vs Enda

Irish Water will tell us tomorrow how many people have paid their bills

Jul 14th 2015, 4:29 PM 21,750 Views 173 Comments

The Taoiseach had a very short reply for Paul Murphy.

# paul-murphy - Monday 6 July, 2015

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?

Jul 6th 2015, 10:23 AM 35,535 Views 147 Comments

The next 48 hours will be crucial.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Ireland's next Taoiseach, ranked from most to least likely
# Crystal Ball
# Crystal Ball

Ireland's next Taoiseach, ranked from most to least likely

Jul 5th 2015, 10:00 PM 71,541 Views 200 Comments

Enda Kenny is in the hotseat now, but how likely is that to be the case after the next election.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

Jul 1st 2015, 11:40 PM 64,092 Views 185 Comments

A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.

The 5 leaders who will take Kilkenny hurlers forward this summer
# Classy Cats
From The42
# Classy Cats

The 5 leaders who will take Kilkenny hurlers forward this summer

Jul 1st 2015, 5:00 PM 7,603 Views 4 Comments

Brian Cody has lost a number of players to retirement but there’s still plenty of class in the Kilkenny ranks.

# paul-murphy - Friday 26 June, 2015

'Jobstown was one of the most traumatic things I've ever experienced as a politician'
# On Reflection
# On Reflection

'Jobstown was one of the most traumatic things I've ever experienced as a politician'

Jun 26th 2015, 6:08 AM 25,483 Views 170 Comments

Katherine Zappone has spoken about the controversial protest in Tallaght last November.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Irish Water STILL won't tell us how many people have paid their bills
# Confidential
# Confidential

Irish Water STILL won't tell us how many people have paid their bills

Jun 18th 2015, 5:20 PM 14,944 Views 123 Comments

The AAA TD has been thwarted in his latest attempt to uncover payment rates.

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil
# Spare A Fiver
# Spare A Fiver

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

Jun 18th 2015, 9:21 AM 16,479 Views 61 Comments

It could be linked to the anti-water charge movement.