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#Paul Murphy

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working'
# LGBTQ
# LGBTQ

'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working'

Jun 27th 2018, 4:21 PM 13,543 Views 73 Comments

LGBTQ+ groups have called on Varadkar to commit to funding the Sex Education Bill before Pride.

# paul-murphy - Friday 11 May, 2018

Just one change as Cody names his Kilkenny side for championship opener From The42

Just one change as Cody names his Kilkenny side for championship opener

May 11th 2018, 11:36 PM 7,669 Views 13 Comments

Paul Murphy and Colin Fennelly are on the bench, while there’s no Richie Hogan in the 26-man squad.

# paul-murphy - Monday 9 April, 2018

'God I hope so' - Cody not giving up on seeing star player Hogan in action in Leinster
# Fighting For Fitness
From The42
# Fighting For Fitness

'God I hope so' - Cody not giving up on seeing star player Hogan in action in Leinster

Apr 9th 2018, 8:00 AM 18,549 Views 10 Comments

Richie Hogan missed Kilkenny’s entire victorious league campaign.

# paul-murphy - Monday 18 December, 2017

'A disgrace': The mothers of premature babies who say they've been left behind by the Minister
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

'A disgrace': The mothers of premature babies who say they've been left behind by the Minister

Dec 18th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,151 Views 24 Comments

Maternity leave was extended for mothers of premature babies back in October – but not for parents of infants born before then.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald sends TDs email at centre of Maurice McCabe row
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Frances Fitzgerald sends TDs email at centre of Maurice McCabe row

Nov 21st 2017, 8:57 PM 37,374 Views 113 Comments

“How could the minister receive such an email and read it and forget that she read it?,” Paul Murphy asked.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'See no homeless, hear no homeless, help no homeless': Paul Murphy hits out at government approach
# Anti-homeless Devices
# Anti-homeless Devices

'See no homeless, hear no homeless, help no homeless': Paul Murphy hits out at government approach

Nov 16th 2017, 12:50 PM 12,496 Views 74 Comments

Solidarity TDs have launched a Bill that aims to prevent the installation of anti-homeless devices.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Paul Murphy complaint about Irish Times article not upheld by Press Ombudsman
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Paul Murphy complaint about Irish Times article not upheld by Press Ombudsman

Nov 9th 2017, 3:02 PM 14,225 Views 65 Comments

Murphy appealed to the Press Council of Ireland but it found there was insufficient evidence to support the appeal.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Kilkenny set to open 2018 and begin rebuilding without two All-Star hurlers
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Kilkenny set to open 2018 and begin rebuilding without two All-Star hurlers

Sep 20th 2017, 8:20 AM 15,362 Views 9 Comments

Colin Fennelly and Paul Murphy are both due to travel on an overseas tour of duty to Lebanon.

# paul-murphy - Monday 11 September, 2017

Minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan's pension will reflect her 'experience, expertise and rank'
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan's pension will reflect her 'experience, expertise and rank'

Sep 11th 2017, 1:50 PM 41,202 Views 162 Comments

The Policing Authority has thanked O’Sullivan for 36 years of service to the force.

# paul-murphy - Monday 31 July, 2017

Do you agree with the man-of-the-match winners from yesterday's football quarter-finals?
# Best On Show
From The42
# Best On Show

Do you agree with the man-of-the-match winners from yesterday's football quarter-finals?

Jul 31st 2017, 11:22 AM 10,200 Views 16 Comments

Kerry’s Paul Murphy and Mayo’s Lee Keegan got the nod.

# paul-murphy - Friday 14 July, 2017

Paul Murphy sends letter claiming he was 'defamed' by the Taoiseach
# Defamation
# Defamation

Paul Murphy sends letter claiming he was 'defamed' by the Taoiseach

Jul 14th 2017, 3:16 PM 34,662 Views 201 Comments

“You were acquitted but that doesn’t mean your behaviour was right.”

Explainer: What is Dáil privilege and how can it be breached?
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

Explainer: What is Dáil privilege and how can it be breached?

Jul 14th 2017, 10:22 AM 20,611 Views 134 Comments

A row has erupted between TD Paul Murphy and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar over the concluded Jobstown trial.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Paul Murphy's comments about gardaí to be referred to Oireachtas committee
# Privilege
# Privilege

Paul Murphy's comments about gardaí to be referred to Oireachtas committee

Jul 13th 2017, 3:15 PM 12,191 Views 46 Comments

The Solidarity TD has accused gardaí of lying under oath during the recent Jobstown trial.

# paul-murphy - Friday 7 July, 2017

Gardaí begin 'lessons-learnt' review of Jobstown protest investigation
# Fallout
# Fallout

Gardaí begin 'lessons-learnt' review of Jobstown protest investigation

Jul 7th 2017, 9:16 AM 9,624 Views 57 Comments

The review will look at key learning points, practices which require improvement, and any other issues of note.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Leo Varadkar says 'it's a problem' that garda evidence conflicted with video footage in Jobstown trial
# Very Concerned
# Very Concerned

Leo Varadkar says 'it's a problem' that garda evidence conflicted with video footage in Jobstown trial

Jul 6th 2017, 10:00 PM 18,003 Views 70 Comments

Varadkar discussed Paul Murphy, the Eighth Amendment and women in the Dáil in a wide-ranging RTÉ interview.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

McDonald tells Taoiseach that people in the real world have no interest in his choice of socks
Live Jul 4th 2017, 1:56 PM

McDonald tells Taoiseach that people in the real world have no interest in his choice of socks

# paul-murphy - Monday 3 July, 2017

Gardaí say Jobstown trial would have 'benefitted hugely' from body cam footage
# Video Evidence
# Video Evidence

Gardaí say Jobstown trial would have 'benefitted hugely' from body cam footage

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:27 PM 15,526 Views 122 Comments

GRA spokesperson John O’Keeffe said the idea that gardaí were hell-bent on prosecuting certain people is “nonsense”.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'Jobstown wasn't a peaceful, legitimate protest. Intimidating two women is not peaceful'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Jobstown wasn't a peaceful, legitimate protest. Intimidating two women is not peaceful'

Jul 1st 2017, 6:15 AM 6,468 Views 184 Comments

The ‘hard Left’ make unrealistic promises that can never be kept, writes Larry Donnelly.

# paul-murphy - Friday 30 June, 2017

'The #JobstownNotGuilty social media campaign was absolutely necessary'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The #JobstownNotGuilty social media campaign was absolutely necessary'

Jun 30th 2017, 9:30 PM 5,702 Views 93 Comments

TD Paul Murphy writes candidly about the “relief, gratitude, anger and sadness” that accompanied the ‘not guilty’ verdict in the Jobstown trial.

'This was a message to working-class communities': Call for inquiry into Jobstown investigation
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

'This was a message to working-class communities': Call for inquiry into Jobstown investigation

Jun 30th 2017, 4:37 PM 12,979 Views 148 Comments

At a press conference today, Murphy and Solidarity colleagues were heavily critical of the gardaí.

'People have risen and won't be put back in their box': Jobstown supporters hail a political victory
# Right To Protest
# Right To Protest

'People have risen and won't be put back in their box': Jobstown supporters hail a political victory

Jun 30th 2017, 6:05 AM 11,909 Views 124 Comments

Dozens of supporters celebrated with Paul Murphy and others, assured that their right to protest has been protected.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I'm choking back tears': Relief and vindication after Jobstown not guilty verdict
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I'm choking back tears': Relief and vindication after Jobstown not guilty verdict

Jun 29th 2017, 2:27 PM 35,208 Views 179 Comments

There was jubilation outside the court today as supporters and the accused celebrated the not guilty verdict.

Jobstown protest: TD Paul Murphy and 5 others found not guilty
# Trial
# Trial

Jobstown protest: TD Paul Murphy and 5 others found not guilty

Jun 29th 2017, 12:31 PM 98,462 Views 347 Comments

The six men were accused of falsely imprisoning former Tánaiste Joan Burton and her adviser Karen O’Connell in 2014.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 22 June, 2017

A 'peaceful protester' could be facing a life sentence if found guilty, Jobstown trial hears
# Closing Statements
# Closing Statements

A 'peaceful protester' could be facing a life sentence if found guilty, Jobstown trial hears

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:24 PM 20,083 Views 0 Comments

Closing statements were made by counsel for some of the accused in the Jobstown trial today.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Gardaí made 'unwise and inappropriate' decisions at water charges protest, court hears
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

Gardaí made 'unwise and inappropriate' decisions at water charges protest, court hears

Jun 21st 2017, 4:21 PM 15,250 Views 0 Comments

Six men have pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to falsely imprisoning the then-Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Barrister tells Jobstown jury their political views "have to be left outside the jury room"
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

Barrister tells Jobstown jury their political views "have to be left outside the jury room"

Jun 20th 2017, 7:01 PM 11,286 Views 0 Comments

Closing speeches were given today.

# paul-murphy - Monday 12 June, 2017

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants

Jun 12th 2017, 3:13 PM 16,842 Views 0 Comments

Applause broke out in court after the charges against 50-year-old Ken Purcell were officially dropped.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'That wouldn't be long for me': 71-year-old's reaction when told he could face life in prison
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

'That wouldn't be long for me': 71-year-old's reaction when told he could face life in prison

May 31st 2017, 8:44 PM 41,561 Views 0 Comments

The men are all charged with false imprisonment of then Tánaiste Joan Burton and her adviser Karen O’Connell.

# paul-murphy - Monday 22 May, 2017

'Take sanctuary in the church': Jobstown defendant was making a 'suggestion' to gardaí, trial told
# Michael Murphy
# Michael Murphy

'Take sanctuary in the church': Jobstown defendant was making a 'suggestion' to gardaí, trial told

May 22nd 2017, 7:53 PM 11,100 Views 0 Comments

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?”

# paul-murphy - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Like he slept in his clothes for a week' - no punches pulled in Dáil dress code complaints
# Ain't Too Shabby
# Ain't Too Shabby

'Like he slept in his clothes for a week' - no punches pulled in Dáil dress code complaints

May 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 48,526 Views 72 Comments

TheJournal.ie has gained access to all public complaints to the Ceann Comhairle regarding the standard of dress in Dáil Éireann.

# paul-murphy - Friday 19 May, 2017

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears

May 19th 2017, 7:48 PM 16,021 Views 0 Comments

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men are charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her advisor.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears

May 18th 2017, 7:31 PM 11,062 Views 0 Comments

Marion Power said there was “constant abuse and horrendous language the whole time”.

# paul-murphy - 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 21,288 Views 0 Comments

Garda Gavin Cooke has denied the claim.

# paul-murphy - 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 37,827 Views 0 Comments

Garda Inspector Derek Maguire was giving evidence in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Kilkenny's Evergreen out to stop all-conquering Sheriff YC in the FAI Junior Cup final
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Kilkenny's Evergreen out to stop all-conquering Sheriff YC in the FAI Junior Cup final

May 13th 2017, 7:45 AM 5,206 Views 5 Comments

The Dublin club are looking to lift the trophy for the fifth time in seven years at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

# paul-murphy - 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 13,488 Views 0 Comments

Seven men are accused of falsely imprisoning the former Tánaiste during a water charges protest in 2014.

# paul-murphy - 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 12,563 Views 0 Comments

A garda inspector told the trial today that he was concerned for Joan Burton’s safety.

# paul-murphy - 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 8,577 Views 0 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone said she called 999 as she ‘didn’t see too many gardai’.

# paul-murphy - 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 20,902 Views 0 Comments

“The protesters called us rats,” one garda told the trial today.

# paul-murphy - 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 39,505 Views 0 Comments

This is day three of the Jobstown false imprisonment trial.