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# jobstown - 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 21,195 Views 0 Comments

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'
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

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

May 15th 2017, 6:35 PM 37,790 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Protest
# Protest

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

May 11th 2017, 5:43 PM 13,461 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

May 10th 2017, 6:11 PM 12,533 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 8,463 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 20,849 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

May 5th 2017, 9:54 PM 19,045 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

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

May 4th 2017, 6:30 PM 10,946 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 39,477 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

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

Apr 28th 2017, 9:00 PM 36,084 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Apr 27th 2017, 6:40 PM 26,023 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

Apr 26th 2017, 5:36 PM 15,873 Views 0 Comments

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

# jobstown - 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 21,027 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

Apr 24th 2017, 7:33 PM 11,671 Views 0 Comments

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
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Paul Murphy promises he won't talk about his upcoming trial at Jobstown protest rallies

Mar 31st 2017, 6:15 PM 9,479 Views 0 Comments

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
# Protesters
# Protesters

The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial

Mar 30th 2017, 6:39 PM 13,993 Views 0 Comments

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?
# 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 18,126 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.

# jobstown - Thursday 12 January, 2017

'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown
# This Is Jobstown
# This Is Jobstown

'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown

Jan 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 37,552 Views 57 Comments

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
# FUNERAL COSTS
# FUNERAL COSTS

Community collects enough money to carry the cost of Reece Cullen's funeral

Jan 10th 2017, 6:15 AM 25,500 Views 18 Comments

Reece Cullen was stabbed to death last Thursday.

# jobstown - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Teenager arrested over stabbing of Reece Cullen released without charge
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Teenager arrested over stabbing of Reece Cullen released without charge

Jan 7th 2017, 9:22 AM 21,259 Views 20 Comments

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
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Juvenile arrested in connection with stabbing of Reece Cullen

Jan 6th 2017, 8:23 AM 35,473 Views 69 Comments

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
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Tributes paid to teenage boy Reece Cullen who was stabbed to death in Dublin

Jan 5th 2017, 5:55 PM 129,904 Views 120 Comments

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
# City Anglers
# City Anglers

Nothing fishy here: 500 children from across Dublin have been taught how to fish

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:44 PM 14,379 Views 23 Comments

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
# Joan Burton
# Joan Burton

Convicted Jobstown teen to take appeal to High Court

Nov 2nd 2016, 5:56 PM 9,395 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rally For Justice
# Rally For Justice

Hundreds gather in Dublin to protest Jobstown teen's guilty verdict

Oct 22nd 2016, 2:45 PM 27,917 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager found guilty of false imprisonment of Joan Burton during water charges protest

Oct 21st 2016, 11:27 AM 70,859 Views 0 Comments

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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Oct 3rd 2016, 12:12 PM 8,759 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Judge adjourns trial of 17-year-old accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

Sep 28th 2016, 7:47 AM 13,016 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Garda tells court Jobstown protest was 'like a rugby maul'

Sep 20th 2016, 7:30 PM 22,329 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

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

Sep 19th 2016, 6:09 PM 15,972 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 32,816 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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.

# jobstown - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Judge warns people against recording Jobstown trial on their smartphones
# Joan Burton
# Joan Burton

Judge warns people against recording Jobstown trial on their smartphones

Jul 20th 2016, 10:39 PM 24,171 Views 0 Comments

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
# RIP

Jobstown protester, 36, dies of heart attack before hearing to dismiss charges

Jul 13th 2016, 6:10 AM 69,985 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Boy jailed for Jobstown protest said dealing with Probation Service was a "load of b*ll**ks

May 6th 2016, 6:20 AM 25,378 Views 0 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

May 5th 2016, 9:03 PM 16,637 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 23,366 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for six months for his part in the Jobstown protest

May 5th 2016, 5:07 PM 108,090 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 37,995 Views 0 Comments

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
# Juvenile Court
# Juvenile Court

Trial of Jobstown protest teenager delayed because of Leaving Cert

Apr 11th 2016, 2:56 PM 10,973 Views 0 Comments

The teenager is accused of falsely imprisoning former Tánaiste Joan Burton