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# jobstown trial

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'The #JobstownNotGuilty social media campaign was absolutely necessary'
TD Paul Murphy writes candidly about the “relief, gratitude, anger and sadness” that accompanied the ‘not guilty’ verdict in the Jobstown trial.
# Paul Murphy
'This was a message to working-class communities': Call for inquiry into Jobstown investigation
At a press conference today, Murphy and Solidarity colleagues were heavily critical of the gardaí.
# jobstown trial
If Jobstown jury not satisfied Burton was totally restrained in car, 'case has fallen at first hurdle'
The judge said the prosecution’s case had failed if the jury were not satisfied Burton and her assistant were fully restrained.
# jobstown trial
Gardaí made 'unwise and inappropriate' decisions at water charges protest, court hears
Six men have pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to falsely imprisoning the then-Tánaiste Joan Burton.
# jobstown trial
'That wouldn't be long for me': 71-year-old's reaction when told he could face life in prison
The men are all charged with false imprisonment of then Tánaiste Joan Burton and her adviser Karen O’Connell.
# Michael Murphy
'Take sanctuary in the church': Jobstown defendant was making a 'suggestion' to gardaí, trial told
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?”
# Courts
'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 trial
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 trial
'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 trial
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 trial
'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.
# Water Charges
'Terrified' Joan Burton 'ran for her life' at Jobstown protest
Seven men including TD Paul Murphy have pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.