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#Paul Murphy

# paul-murphy - 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 27,689 Views 0 Comments

Seven men including TD Paul Murphy have pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

# paul-murphy - 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 15,997 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - 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 21,064 Views 0 Comments

The sole member of the jury will now be replaced at a fresh selection tomorrow morning.

# paul-murphy - 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 11,706 Views 0 Comments

Over 100 potential jurors were called in a random ballot and a jury of five women and seven men were selected.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

€467m on meters, but bitter water war could end up costing a lot more
# Water Fight
# Water Fight

€467m on meters, but bitter water war could end up costing a lot more

Apr 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,158 Views 42 Comments

The water committee is meeting again today to vote on its final report, but there are fears we’re on the brink of an election.

# paul-murphy - Friday 24 March, 2017

'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management
# Latest Garda Scandal
# Latest Garda Scandal

'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management

Mar 24th 2017, 5:48 PM 20,609 Views 88 Comments

The Policing Authority is to examine the full facts of how and why two massive garda admin errors occurred.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Dáil report shows 'pixie hats and turtleneck jumpers' unacceptable dress for foreign parliaments
# Snappy Dressers
# Snappy Dressers

Dáil report shows 'pixie hats and turtleneck jumpers' unacceptable dress for foreign parliaments

Mar 22nd 2017, 2:00 PM 33,414 Views 140 Comments

The Dáil Committee on Procedure is set to discuss the matter of a Dáil dress code in private session this evening.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

So many questions... what's happening with water charges?
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

So many questions... what's happening with water charges?

Mar 1st 2017, 7:35 AM 14,090 Views 158 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges… again.

# paul-murphy - 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 18,195 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.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 25 February, 2017

FactCheck: Did Right2Water this week support charging for excessive water use?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Right2Water this week support charging for excessive water use?

Feb 25th 2017, 7:30 PM 18,194 Views 72 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen made the claim this week, and the AAA-PBP’s Paul Murphy accused him of “mischief making”. FactCheck steps in.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Case of undercover British cop operating in Ireland to be raised with UK government
# Spy Mystery
# Spy Mystery

Case of undercover British cop operating in Ireland to be raised with UK government

Feb 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 21,318 Views 32 Comments

The Dáil was told: “He had multiple intimate relationships with women using his false identity.”

# paul-murphy - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Charlie Flanagan says 'substantial resources' are being deployed to secure Halawa's release
# Interned
# Interned

Charlie Flanagan says 'substantial resources' are being deployed to secure Halawa's release

Jan 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,873 Views 68 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for three-and-a-half years.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'When you lose the one match you've been training all year to win, it's a waste of a year'
# Cats Eye
From The42
# Cats Eye

'When you lose the one match you've been training all year to win, it's a waste of a year'

Jan 21st 2017, 7:00 AM 5,703 Views 8 Comments

First All-Ireland defeat will be motivation for 2017, insists Kilkenny All-Star Paul Murphy.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'We left Ibrahim with a promise we would do everything to bring him home'
# Column
# Column

'We left Ibrahim with a promise we would do everything to bring him home'

Jan 14th 2017, 9:45 AM 322 Views 192 Comments

Paul Murphy was one of eight TDs who visited Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt during the week.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 1 December, 2016

FactCheck: How many people boycotted water charges?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How many people boycotted water charges?

Dec 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 26,874 Views 162 Comments

The AAA-PBP says almost three quarters of Irish Water customers refused to pay during the most recent billing cycle. Is that true?

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Simon Coveney: 'You don't wash your car with Ballygowan, because if you do you pay for it'
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Simon Coveney: 'You don't wash your car with Ballygowan, because if you do you pay for it'

Nov 30th 2016, 9:40 AM 22,006 Views 250 Comments

The minister also said that people who paid their charges “did the right thing and we are not going to make a fool of them”.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Fianna Fáil hold "balance of power" on 'modest' water charges, says Paul Murphy
# Leaked Report
# Leaked Report

Fianna Fáil hold "balance of power" on 'modest' water charges, says Paul Murphy

Nov 19th 2016, 5:41 PM 15,658 Views 100 Comments

A report leaked to RTÉ has suggested that some form of water charges must be imposed for Ireland to satisfy its EU obligations.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Who was this Budget for? Big business, landlords and property developers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Who was this Budget for? Big business, landlords and property developers

Oct 12th 2016, 7:00 AM 357 Views 66 Comments

It is summed up by the fact that while TDs will benefit by more than €50 a week, young unemployed people will get a miserly €2.70, writes AAA-PBP TD Paul Murphy.

# paul-murphy - 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 8,779 Views 0 Comments

The date was set in court this morning.

# paul-murphy - 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 16,028 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 32,846 Views 0 Comments

A total of 20 people have come before the courts over the 2014 protest. .

# paul-murphy - 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 10,233 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.

# paul-murphy - Friday 2 September, 2016

‘If we needed a kick in the arse at the time, well let that be the kick in the arse’
# Blessing In Disguise
From The42
# Blessing In Disguise

‘If we needed a kick in the arse at the time, well let that be the kick in the arse’

Sep 2nd 2016, 8:00 AM 21,548 Views 8 Comments

Kilkenny defender Paul Murphy reckons that the heavy Allianz Hurling League semi-final defeat to Clare was a blessing in disguise.

# paul-murphy - Monday 8 August, 2016

'You have to keep a calm head' — inside Kilkenny's late comeback
# Last Gasp
From The42
# Last Gasp

'You have to keep a calm head' — inside Kilkenny's late comeback

Aug 8th 2016, 4:50 PM 4,419 Views 0 Comments

Paul Murphy describes his late assist for Conor Fogarty’s equalising point.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Shane Lowry's flippers, Gordon D'Arcy's sandals - It's the sporting tweets of the week
# The Twitterati
From The42
# The Twitterati

Shane Lowry's flippers, Gordon D'Arcy's sandals - It's the sporting tweets of the week

Jul 17th 2016, 10:30 AM 8,574 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Barnes, Paul Murphy, Cristiano Ronaldo and Carl Frampton also make the cut this week.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Multiple calls for head of water charges commission to step down over "ill-judged" comments
# In Hot Water
# In Hot Water

Multiple calls for head of water charges commission to step down over "ill-judged" comments

Jul 5th 2016, 8:44 AM 23,524 Views 173 Comments

In a media interview Joe O’Toole expressed his support for the charges.

# paul-murphy - Friday 1 July, 2016

FactCheck: Do EU rules prevent us from spending money to build more social housing?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Do EU rules prevent us from spending money to build more social housing?

Jul 1st 2016, 8:09 PM 24,902 Views 78 Comments

FactCheck looks in depth at an AAA-PBP claim with big implications.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 28 May, 2016

"Nobody is born knowing how to be homeless" - hundreds march on GPO in protest at housing crisis
# Protest
# Protest

"Nobody is born knowing how to be homeless" - hundreds march on GPO in protest at housing crisis

May 28th 2016, 5:43 PM 12,675 Views 161 Comments

The march was organised by the National Homeless and Housing Coalition.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 12 May, 2016

19 accused in Jobstown trial to have separate trials
# Courts
# Courts

19 accused in Jobstown trial to have separate trials

May 12th 2016, 2:00 PM 8,934 Views 0 Comments

They had previously asked that they go on trial together. The trials will most likely be broken up into blocks.

# paul-murphy - 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 16,660 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 23,637 Views 0 Comments

As a TD, Murphy is entitled to an annual salary of €87,258 before tax.

# paul-murphy - 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 38,574 Views 0 Comments

TD Paul Murphy has been granted legal aid to defend his case on charges of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton.

# paul-murphy - 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 9,384 Views 0 Comments

Today the case was adjourned to the 3 May.

# paul-murphy - Friday 1 April, 2016

Murphy's law for Wexford as Youths make history on their home patch
# Wex Factor
From The42
# Wex Factor

Murphy's law for Wexford as Youths make history on their home patch

Apr 1st 2016, 10:51 PM 6,098 Views 0 Comments

The attacker grabbed a brace as the south-east side recorded their first ever top-flight win.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Kilkenny Allstar's brilliant photobomb as an 11 year-old during Eoin Kelly's Laochra Gael
# TG4
From The42
# TG4

Kilkenny Allstar's brilliant photobomb as an 11 year-old during Eoin Kelly's Laochra Gael

Mar 27th 2016, 6:47 PM 14,713 Views 2 Comments

Paul Murphy started shadowing Tipperary hurlers from a young age.

# paul-murphy - 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 33,966 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Monday 25 January, 2016

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin

Jan 25th 2016, 12:56 PM 18,888 Views 172 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance – People Before Profit alliance launched a common principles document today.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 16 January, 2016

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon
# Analysis
# Analysis

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon

Jan 16th 2016, 2:49 PM 36,216 Views 212 Comments

Now one TD says they owe “hundreds of thousands of people” an apology.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Alan Kelly told to 'come clean' about meeting with company which won €3.6m State contracts
# Cause For Alarm?
# Cause For Alarm?

Alan Kelly told to 'come clean' about meeting with company which won €3.6m State contracts

Dec 16th 2015, 12:15 PM 30,142 Views 0 Comments

Kelly met with two representatives from the company, but says he did not know they would be there.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Irish Water are deliberately confusing their payment figures, says Paul Murphy
# Denied
# Denied

Irish Water are deliberately confusing their payment figures, says Paul Murphy

Dec 12th 2015, 9:15 AM 19,268 Views 141 Comments

This comes after the utility released information as part of an freedom of information request.