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#jobstown

# jobstown - 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.

# jobstown - 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 33,941 Views 0 Comments

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

# jobstown - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country's most volatile constituencies
# Straight Into Jobstown
# Straight Into Jobstown

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country's most volatile constituencies

Feb 6th 2016, 7:00 PM 34,786 Views 148 Comments

14 months on from the Jobstown protest, can Labour hang on to a seat? Dublin South-West is looking impossible to call – as we discovered in a night on the doorsteps…

# jobstown - Friday 22 January, 2016

Paul Murphy remanded on bail ahead of Jobstown trial
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Paul Murphy remanded on bail ahead of Jobstown trial

Jan 22nd 2016, 11:37 AM 16,761 Views 0 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD has been accused of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# jobstown - Monday 14 December, 2015

Paul Murphy: "We could be looking at months or even years in prison"
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Paul Murphy: "We could be looking at months or even years in prison"

Dec 14th 2015, 1:45 PM 26,700 Views 0 Comments

He was one of a group of people before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this afternoon.

# jobstown - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Dublin man who broke man's jaw and put him in hospital for a week avoids jail
# Unprovoked Attack
# Unprovoked Attack

Dublin man who broke man's jaw and put him in hospital for a week avoids jail

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:15 PM 16,618 Views 37 Comments

The attacker has been ordered to pay €7,500 to his victim.

# jobstown - 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 29,003 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.

# jobstown - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Seven teenagers in court to face criminal charges over Jobstown protest
# Court
# Court

Seven teenagers in court to face criminal charges over Jobstown protest

Oct 29th 2015, 12:26 PM 11,351 Views 0 Comments

Juvenilles who were arrested in relation to the Jobstown protest appeared in court today.

# jobstown - 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 17,788 Views 125 Comments

Mostly for public order offences.

# jobstown - 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 11,159 Views 0 Comments

The party were supposed to hold a press conference yesterday.

# jobstown - 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 23,315 Views 0 Comments

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

# jobstown - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

"Our backs are against the wall, we're coming out fighting": Jobstown protesters push back
# Coming Out Swinging
# Coming Out Swinging

"Our backs are against the wall, we're coming out fighting": Jobstown protesters push back

Sep 15th 2015, 10:38 PM 23,248 Views 0 Comments

“This government is a farce, a disgrace and fascist tyrants. This country is in bits and now they’re victimising the ones who were standing up for it.”

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 70,767 Views 0 Comments

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

# jobstown - 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 31,180 Views 187 Comments

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

# jobstown - 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 20,072 Views 197 Comments

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

# jobstown - Monday 17 August, 2015

Protesters march to Tallaght Garda Station in solidarity with "The Jobstown 23"
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Protesters march to Tallaght Garda Station in solidarity with "The Jobstown 23"

Aug 17th 2015, 10:45 PM 32,733 Views 280 Comments

It was reported last week that the Director of Public Prosecutions will direct that charges including false imprisonment be brought against up to 23 protesters.

# jobstown - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Protest planned outside Tallaght garda station in support of the 'Jobstown 23'
# Peaceful Protest
# Peaceful Protest

Protest planned outside Tallaght garda station in support of the 'Jobstown 23'

Aug 16th 2015, 1:29 PM 16,722 Views 279 Comments

The activist who is organising the event asked supporters to bring “whistles, blowers, pots and pans, drums”…

# jobstown - 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 18,865 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 22,359 Views 256 Comments

Do the charges stack up?

# jobstown - 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 31,017 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 15,114 Views 231 Comments

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

# jobstown - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Over 20 people, including a TD, will be charged in connection with the Jobstown Irish Water protest
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Over 20 people, including a TD, will be charged in connection with the Jobstown Irish Water protest

Aug 12th 2015, 11:52 PM 22,610 Views 251 Comments

Tánaiste Joan Burton was trapped in her car at the protest.

# jobstown - 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 25,471 Views 170 Comments

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

# jobstown - Friday 10 April, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Apr 10th 2015, 12:55 PM 6,928 Views 0 Comments

All of the news, none of the waiting.

Ruth Coppinger wouldn't have called Joan Burton the C-word
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Ruth Coppinger wouldn't have called Joan Burton the C-word

Apr 10th 2015, 6:10 AM 15,596 Views 71 Comments

The Socialist.AAA TD insists that controversial protest in Jobstown last year was “generally peaceful”.

# jobstown - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Joan Burton 'would have to be a key witness' if Paul Murphy goes on trial
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Joan Burton 'would have to be a key witness' if Paul Murphy goes on trial

Mar 25th 2015, 6:04 AM 11,885 Views 113 Comments

The Socialist TD suggested that the Tánaiste would have to give evidence against him over events in Jobstown last November.

# jobstown - Friday 20 February, 2015

"The establishment is scared and wants people to get back in their box" - Paul Murphy
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

"The establishment is scared and wants people to get back in their box" - Paul Murphy

Feb 20th 2015, 10:47 PM 17,636 Views 245 Comments

Murphy said that Jobstown was a “messy” protest.

# jobstown - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Enda: The guards wanted to give me extra security, but I'm grand
# No Worries
# No Worries

Enda: The guards wanted to give me extra security, but I'm grand

Feb 18th 2015, 4:21 PM 12,452 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach says he does not feel extra personal security is necessary.

# jobstown - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Enda to Gerry: "The trampoline must be having an effect on you"
# Say What Now
# Say What Now

Enda to Gerry: "The trampoline must be having an effect on you"

Feb 17th 2015, 4:18 PM 11,763 Views 34 Comments

You’re ‘almost like a commentator at a horse race’, the Sinn Féin president told the Taoiseach today.

# jobstown - Monday 16 February, 2015

'People like to see their TDs having good manners and some of them have crossed the line'
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

'People like to see their TDs having good manners and some of them have crossed the line'

Feb 16th 2015, 7:10 PM 19,262 Views 101 Comments

Independent TD Finian McGrath explains why support for independent and smaller parties has fallen.

Update: Two more arrests over 'Jobstown' today --- that makes it 22 since last Monday
# Latest
# Latest

Update: Two more arrests over 'Jobstown' today --- that makes it 22 since last Monday

Feb 16th 2015, 2:39 PM 16,760 Views 204 Comments

A man in his 30s was arrested early this morning. Gardaí have also arrested a male juvenile for questioning.

# jobstown - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Photos: Hundreds protest over 20 arrests of anti-water charge activists this week
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Photos: Hundreds protest over 20 arrests of anti-water charge activists this week

Feb 14th 2015, 7:45 PM 33,499 Views 301 Comments

Socialist TD Joe Higgins said the number of gardaí turning up for the arrests was a clear waste of the force’s resources.

Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers

Feb 14th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,946 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many gardaí have left the force over the past five years?

# jobstown - Friday 13 February, 2015

Jobstown: Two fresh arrests this morning (that's 19 so far, this week)
# Dawn Swooping
# Dawn Swooping

Jobstown: Two fresh arrests this morning (that's 19 so far, this week)

Feb 13th 2015, 9:02 AM 10,709 Views 170 Comments

Two arrests were made in south-west Dublin this morning. The man and woman are being held at separate stations.

# jobstown - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Feb 12th 2015, 4:56 PM 5,692 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Five arrests over Jobstown this morning --- that makes 17 this week
# More Arrests
# More Arrests

Five arrests over Jobstown this morning --- that makes 17 this week

Feb 12th 2015, 10:15 AM 18,268 Views 286 Comments

It’s understood the five arrested this morning include a 15-year-old boy and a man in his 50s.

# jobstown - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Watch: In a break with tradition, Paul Murphy was upstaged today by a (far) left-wing heckler
# Stupid Stupid Stupid
# Stupid Stupid Stupid

Watch: In a break with tradition, Paul Murphy was upstaged today by a (far) left-wing heckler

Feb 11th 2015, 2:24 PM 23,968 Views 85 Comments

The recently-arrested TD took it all in his stride, as an AAA councillor politely suggested the grey-haired interrupter arrange his own press conference.

Jobstown: Four, including 14-year-old boy, arrested
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Jobstown: Four, including 14-year-old boy, arrested

Feb 11th 2015, 11:30 AM 28,745 Views 328 Comments

The four — including, it’s believed, a 14-year-old boy — were arrested in an early morning operation.

# jobstown - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Four arrested over Jobstown protest released without charge
# Dawn Arrests
# Dawn Arrests

Four arrested over Jobstown protest released without charge

Feb 10th 2015, 4:31 PM 23,307 Views 320 Comments

A 16-year-old was released this morning, and the remaining three this afternoon.

Father of arrested 16-year-old: "There was a big bang. I thought they were putting the door in"
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Father of arrested 16-year-old: "There was a big bang. I thought they were putting the door in"

Feb 10th 2015, 1:24 PM 52,606 Views 192 Comments

The teenager was led from his home by ten gardaí first thing this morning. It’s in connection with last year’s ‘Jobstown’ protest.