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# jobstown - Monday 4 April, 2016

Paul Murphy says Jobstown protesters want to face trial together

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

“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

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

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

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"

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'

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

# jobstown - Thursday 13 August, 2015

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

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

Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# jobstown - Friday 10 April, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

Ruth Coppinger wouldn't have called Joan Burton the C-word Jobstown This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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"

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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)

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

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

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

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

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"

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