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#Paul Murphy

# paul-murphy - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Alan Kelly faces "serious questions" over meeting with company that won state tender
# Taken To Task
# Taken To Task

Alan Kelly faces "serious questions" over meeting with company that won state tender

Dec 10th 2015, 10:21 AM 33,290 Views 0 Comments

Deputy Paul Murphy says “serious irregularities occurred” around a meeting involving Alan Kelly and another Labour TD.

# paul-murphy - Friday 20 November, 2015

'Outrageous': Paul Murphy reacts to AAA losing its collection ban appeal
# District Court
# District Court

'Outrageous': Paul Murphy reacts to AAA losing its collection ban appeal

Nov 20th 2015, 6:10 PM 28,713 Views 170 Comments

The party was refused a permit because the money might be used to ‘encourage an unlawful act’.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties
# Playing With The Big Boys
# Playing With The Big Boys

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties

Nov 18th 2015, 6:17 PM 16,557 Views 69 Comments

They’re sick of being lumped as ‘Independent/Others’.

# paul-murphy - Monday 16 November, 2015

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill
# Forced To Pay
# Forced To Pay

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill

Nov 16th 2015, 12:12 PM 47,624 Views 129 Comments

The AAA TD said the “mass boycott” of the property tax is over.

# paul-murphy - Friday 6 November, 2015

7 from Kilkenny, 4 from Galway: Here's the 2015 Allstar hurling team of the year
# Pick Of The Bunch
From The42
# Pick Of The Bunch

7 from Kilkenny, 4 from Galway: Here's the 2015 Allstar hurling team of the year

Nov 6th 2015, 7:05 PM 35,802 Views 70 Comments

The All-Ireland finalists take 11 of the 15 places on offer, with seven first time Allstars selected in 2015.

# paul-murphy - 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 29,028 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.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Sinn Féin wants a vote pact with other left-wing parties - but not everyone's up for it
# The Left Unites
# The Left Unites

Sinn Féin wants a vote pact with other left-wing parties - but not everyone's up for it

Oct 27th 2015, 5:33 PM 28,650 Views 262 Comments

The party has confirmed it will join left-wing parties and independents in a voting transfer pact.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Anti Austerity Alliance to "strongly consider" constitutional action against collections ban
# Courts
# Courts

Anti Austerity Alliance to "strongly consider" constitutional action against collections ban

Oct 22nd 2015, 4:20 PM 11,569 Views 0 Comments

The alliance says that the ban on door-to-door collections is “political policing” and is hampering their “development”.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Even more people have paid their water bills - but it's just over half of customers
# Toddle Along
# Toddle Along

Even more people have paid their water bills - but it's just over half of customers

Oct 21st 2015, 3:25 PM 31,456 Views 107 Comments

New figures received by Paul Murphy also shed new light on the situation.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 17 October, 2015

'There is huge satisfaction in answering the questions people had about us'
# Taking Stock
From The42
# Taking Stock

'There is huge satisfaction in answering the questions people had about us'

Oct 17th 2015, 7:15 AM 3,630 Views 5 Comments

Kilkenny star Paul Murphy hasn’t forgotten how Kilkenny were written off earlier in the year.

# paul-murphy - Friday 16 October, 2015

Here are the 2015 Football and Hurling Personalities of the Year
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Here are the 2015 Football and Hurling Personalities of the Year

Oct 16th 2015, 6:12 PM 9,681 Views 5 Comments

Philly McMahon and Paul Murphy will be honoured by Ireland’s GAA journalists this evening.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

WATCH: Noonan and Howlin's smackdowns got TDs all rowdy
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

WATCH: Noonan and Howlin's smackdowns got TDs all rowdy

Oct 13th 2015, 6:30 PM 11,991 Views 22 Comments

“Who speaks of Syriza now?”

# paul-murphy - Monday 12 October, 2015

What is political policing and is Paul Murphy being watched?
# Operation Mizen
# Operation Mizen

What is political policing and is Paul Murphy being watched?

Oct 12th 2015, 6:50 AM 15,167 Views 103 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has been at the centre of several controversies since Murphy was elected to the Dáil last year.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 11 October, 2015

It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics

Oct 11th 2015, 6:51 PM 19,018 Views 98 Comments

On 11 October 2014, tens of thousands marched against water charges in Dublin and Paul Murphy was elected to the Dáil.

# paul-murphy - 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 17,836 Views 125 Comments

Mostly for public order offences.

Kilkenny hurler Paul Murphy had some craic at the Aviva last night!
# Bantz
From The42
# Bantz

Kilkenny hurler Paul Murphy had some craic at the Aviva last night!

Oct 9th 2015, 11:19 AM 11,994 Views 3 Comments

The Danesfort dynamo was in top form.

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners

Oct 9th 2015, 10:45 AM 20,551 Views 180 Comments

Paul Murphy talks about AAA’s radical alternative to current government policy.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 8 October, 2015

New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach
# Sinn Féin Government
# Sinn Féin Government

New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach

Oct 8th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,117 Views 121 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit would consider coalition with Sinn Féin after the next election, says one of its TDs.

# paul-murphy - 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 11,190 Views 0 Comments

The party were supposed to hold a press conference yesterday.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 24 September, 2015

This councillor doesn't know who filled out his Irish Water form, but it wasn't him
# Water Conservation
# Water Conservation

This councillor doesn't know who filled out his Irish Water form, but it wasn't him

Sep 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 21,262 Views 36 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has said that it has received a very small number of queries relating to Irish Water.

# paul-murphy - 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 23,339 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Friday 18 September, 2015

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest
# Court
# Court

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Sep 18th 2015, 10:30 PM 23,436 Views 0 Comments

Joan Collins is due to appear before court on the same day as Paul Murphy.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Is this the left-wing party you've been waiting for?
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

Is this the left-wing party you've been waiting for?

Sep 16th 2015, 11:41 AM 17,471 Views 191 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit are joining forces.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

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 70,797 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Monday 14 September, 2015

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills

Sep 14th 2015, 5:33 PM 27,750 Views 221 Comments

Paul Murphy TD said the anti-water charges movement is still looking good.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Conor McGregor's greasy fry-up and the rest of the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweets Of The Week
From The42
# Tweets Of The Week

Conor McGregor's greasy fry-up and the rest of the sporting tweets of the week

Sep 13th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,885 Views 3 Comments

Also, Mike Ross shows Usain Bolt how to sprint, and Paul McShane goes all street.

# paul-murphy - 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 31,218 Views 188 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Friday 11 September, 2015

Paul Murphy: 'I learned the latest on Jobstown charges from the media - again'
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Paul Murphy: 'I learned the latest on Jobstown charges from the media - again'

Sep 11th 2015, 10:45 PM 24,907 Views 269 Comments

An RTÉ report this evening detailed what charges those involved would be facing.

From hand-knitted socks to Grace Kelly - the evolution of the Aran jumper
# Wooly Jumper
# Wooly Jumper

From hand-knitted socks to Grace Kelly - the evolution of the Aran jumper

Sep 11th 2015, 6:07 AM 17,722 Views 17 Comments

It’s 125 years since knitting was first encouraged on the Aran Islands – and the story of the famous jumper is a colourful one.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Anti Austerity Alliance banned from collecting in case it uses money to fund protests
# Political Policing
# Political Policing

Anti Austerity Alliance banned from collecting in case it uses money to fund protests

Sep 10th 2015, 8:29 PM 13,880 Views 133 Comments

The chief superintendent for the south Dublin division said she believes further protests would result in public order offences.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

"I said to myself ‘We’re going into the water.’ So I took a deep breath."
# Limerick Bridge Tragedy
# Limerick Bridge Tragedy

"I said to myself ‘We’re going into the water.’ So I took a deep breath."

Sep 8th 2015, 11:32 AM 27,847 Views 25 Comments

Paul Murphy survived the freak accident that resulted in his two colleagues drowning.

# paul-murphy - Monday 31 August, 2015

"Evidence is mounting up" - TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

"Evidence is mounting up" - TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing

Aug 31st 2015, 9:14 AM 15,354 Views 174 Comments

Paul Murphy isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Gardaí ban Paul Murphy from collecting because it might encourage lawbreaking
# Slammed Door
# Slammed Door

Gardaí ban Paul Murphy from collecting because it might encourage lawbreaking

Aug 30th 2015, 6:58 PM 43,877 Views 297 Comments

The anti-water charges TD isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 29 August, 2015

The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement
# Charge This
# Charge This

The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement

Aug 29th 2015, 11:13 AM 54,155 Views 124 Comments

Not long ago, TheJournal.ie was publishing articles with headlines like ‘Why don’t the Irish protest?’.

# paul-murphy - 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 20,125 Views 199 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - 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 18,917 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 22,407 Views 255 Comments

Do the charges stack up?

# paul-murphy - 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 31,057 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 15,147 Views 231 Comments

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

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'
# Leaks
# Leaks

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'

Aug 13th 2015, 7:52 AM 22,447 Views 291 Comments

The TD is among those expected to be charged over the protest last November.