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# jobstown - Monday 9 February, 2015

Paul Murphy released from garda custody, says he didn't answer questions about Jobstown
# He's Out
# He's Out

Paul Murphy released from garda custody, says he didn't answer questions about Jobstown

Feb 9th 2015, 10:57 PM 158,017 Views 848 Comments

Murphy was still in his pyjamas when offficers called to his south Dublin home, his partner has said.

"I'm not some sort of master criminal that deserves to have six gardaí at my door"
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

"I'm not some sort of master criminal that deserves to have six gardaí at my door"

Feb 9th 2015, 10:30 PM 39,427 Views 352 Comments

TD Paul Murphy has been speaking to reporters, following his release from garda custody.

"You would imagine he was a big fellow, that he would resist arrest or something"
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

"You would imagine he was a big fellow, that he would resist arrest or something"

Feb 9th 2015, 12:45 PM 20,115 Views 254 Comments

Joe Higgins says six gardaí called to arrest his colleague Paul Murphy at his house this morning.

# jobstown - Monday 22 December, 2014

Joan on Jobstown: 'When I was in that car I was worried about the parallels with fascism'
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Joan on Jobstown: 'When I was in that car I was worried about the parallels with fascism'

Dec 22nd 2014, 7:25 AM 21,491 Views 153 Comments

The Tánaiste has been speaking about her experience at the hands of water protesters last month.

# jobstown - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

"I voted Fine Gael. I thought they were going to be the bees knees."
# Meet The Protesters
# Meet The Protesters

"I voted Fine Gael. I thought they were going to be the bees knees."

Dec 10th 2014, 8:00 PM 24,370 Views 152 Comments

The mistrust and anger at the Government parties was palpable, as crowds gathered from the train and the Luas at Heuston this morning.

# jobstown - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Secondary students fight back against the media's obsession with water charges
# 18 November
# 18 November

Secondary students fight back against the media's obsession with water charges

Dec 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 12,353 Views 47 Comments

TheJournal.ie received some interesting letters in the post today…

# jobstown - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Joan Burton: Labour will see out its term in office
# Early Vote
# Early Vote

Joan Burton: Labour will see out its term in office

Nov 26th 2014, 8:00 PM 14,580 Views 130 Comments

The Tánaiste has said that a General Election won’t be taking place next year.

Lynn Boylan: Jobstown protest was completely blown out of proportion
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Lynn Boylan: Jobstown protest was completely blown out of proportion

Nov 26th 2014, 3:15 PM 14,382 Views 141 Comments

The Sinn Féin MEP is not happy with how the protest was covered by the media.

# jobstown - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Joan Burton's given an official Garda statement about Jobstown
# On The Record
# On The Record

Joan Burton's given an official Garda statement about Jobstown

Nov 20th 2014, 11:02 PM 25,184 Views 210 Comments

Gardaí have also been trawling through video footage captured and uploaded to social media sites, as part of their follow-up investigations.

'I was concerned if the car doors opened what would happen next' - Joan Burton
# Tea With Trotsky
# Tea With Trotsky

'I was concerned if the car doors opened what would happen next' - Joan Burton

Nov 20th 2014, 12:55 PM 15,287 Views 195 Comments

The Tánaiste and Mary Lou McDonald had another argument today, but this one didn’t lead to a four-hour sit-in.

# jobstown - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Does Paul Murphy think he's too posh to represent working people?
# Champagne Socialist
# Champagne Socialist

Does Paul Murphy think he's too posh to represent working people?

Nov 19th 2014, 1:25 PM 40,837 Views 255 Comments

The Socialist TD’s background has come under scrutiny in the wake of his involvement in the Jobstown protest last weekend.

# jobstown - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Paul Murphy: It would have been peaceful to hold Joan Burton for 12 hours
# No Apologies
# No Apologies

Paul Murphy: It would have been peaceful to hold Joan Burton for 12 hours

Nov 18th 2014, 9:08 PM 38,822 Views 322 Comments

The Socialist TD has defended his actions in Saturday’s controversial protest.

TD uses image of Australian family to highlight homelessness in Ireland
# Whoops
# Whoops

TD uses image of Australian family to highlight homelessness in Ireland

Nov 18th 2014, 7:00 PM 36,081 Views 109 Comments

The AAA TD Ruth Coppinger tweeted a graphic using an image taken from an Australian news website.

# jobstown - Monday 17 November, 2014

Frances Fitzgerald: Gardaí are not heavy-handed at water protests
# Joan Burton
# Joan Burton

Frances Fitzgerald: Gardaí are not heavy-handed at water protests

Nov 17th 2014, 11:05 AM 29,253 Views 289 Comments

Tánaiste Joan Burton was trapped in her car by anti-water charge protesters for almost three hours on Saturday.

# jobstown - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Two arrested over protest that trapped Joan Burton in her car for hours
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Two arrested over protest that trapped Joan Burton in her car for hours

Nov 15th 2014, 8:36 PM 116,125 Views 603 Comments

Protesters surrounded the Tánaiste’s car chanting “peaceful protest” as she attempted to leave a graduation ceremony in Jobstown.

# jobstown - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Cyclist seriously injured in collision with vehicle, one man arrested
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cyclist seriously injured in collision with vehicle, one man arrested

Jun 15th 2014, 6:01 PM 33,892 Views 58 Comments

The incident occurred earlier this afternoon on the N81 at Jobstown.

# jobstown - Monday 26 May, 2014

Labour candidate filmed being heckled while canvassing in viral video wins seat
# LE14
# LE14

Labour candidate filmed being heckled while canvassing in viral video wins seat

May 26th 2014, 7:53 AM 15,988 Views 60 Comments

Martina Genockey gained a 9.4 per cent share of the votes.

# jobstown - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Video: Labour candidate verbally abused while out canvassing
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Video: Labour candidate verbally abused while out canvassing

Apr 30th 2014, 2:22 PM 29,689 Views 282 Comments

Labour traitors was repeatedly shouted at the local election candidate.

# jobstown - Sunday 20 April, 2014

A homemade bomb was found outside a house in Tallaght this evening
# Dublin
# Dublin

A homemade bomb was found outside a house in Tallaght this evening

Apr 20th 2014, 9:04 PM 17,011 Views 13 Comments

The device was found in the Glenshane of Jobstown.

# jobstown - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Teenager due in court on gun charges
# Firearm
# Firearm

Teenager due in court on gun charges

Mar 25th 2014, 11:34 PM 6,770 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí say the young man was arrested after being spotted in possession of a firearm in Jobstown.

# jobstown - Friday 21 June, 2013

Viable explosive device found under car in Tallaght
# Scare
# Scare

Viable explosive device found under car in Tallaght

Jun 21st 2013, 10:07 AM 5,470 Views 21 Comments

The IED was made safe by an army bomb disposal team last night.

# jobstown - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Dublin boys win Lego award for robot reminding people to take medicines
# Appy Days
# Appy Days

Dublin boys win Lego award for robot reminding people to take medicines

May 18th 2013, 9:30 AM 9,013 Views 7 Comments

The winning boys from Jobstown built a robot and app reminding older people to take their vital medicines.

# jobstown - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Male released over seizure of firearm and drugs in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Male released over seizure of firearm and drugs in Dublin

Apr 6th 2013, 10:57 AM 3,528 Views 5 Comments

Gardai recovered a sawn-off shotgun along with a number of cartridges and €200,000 worth of illegal drugs when they searched a car in Jobstown area during the week.

# jobstown - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Teen arrested as sawn-off shotgun and drugs seized in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Teen arrested as sawn-off shotgun and drugs seized in Tallaght

Apr 4th 2013, 9:49 PM 11,477 Views 45 Comments

Gardaí arrested the man in his late teens in the Jobstown area of the south Dublin suburb this evening.

# jobstown - Monday 10 December, 2012

Hyland leaves Las Vegas with enhanced reputation but no world title
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Hyland leaves Las Vegas with enhanced reputation but no world title

Dec 10th 2012, 3:41 PM 1,337 Views 0 Comments

Snooki and Mitt Romney were ringside for the bout.

# jobstown - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Four arrested after cash-in-transit van raid
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Four arrested after cash-in-transit van raid

Oct 10th 2012, 3:48 PM 7,739 Views 18 Comments

Three men and a woman remain in Garda custody.

# jobstown - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Tallaght children graduate with improved literacy skills
# Education
# Education

Tallaght children graduate with improved literacy skills

Jun 14th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,301 Views 7 Comments

Doodle Den provides an early-literacy model for communities.

# jobstown - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at Tallaght home
# Shooting
# Shooting

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at Tallaght home

Feb 14th 2012, 8:34 AM 4,979 Views 9 Comments

No-one was injured in the shooting on Bawnlea Avenue in Dublin late last night.