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#Paul Murphy

# paul-murphy - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Could we be about to get ANOTHER new political group?
# Left Power
# Left Power

Could we be about to get ANOTHER new political group?

Aug 8th 2015, 9:18 PM 26,907 Views 144 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance is in talks with People Before Profit.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 6 August, 2015

'We have only lost one player who started the All-Ireland final last year'
# We Will Survive
From The42
# We Will Survive

'We have only lost one player who started the All-Ireland final last year'

Aug 6th 2015, 6:45 PM 6,159 Views 1 Comment

Paul Murphy believes that the absence of Kilkenny’s retired former heroes has been overstated.

'Well he’s selling calf nuts, maybe he’s eating a few of them!'
# Calf Nuts
From The42
# Calf Nuts

'Well he’s selling calf nuts, maybe he’s eating a few of them!'

Aug 6th 2015, 6:00 AM 15,305 Views 6 Comments

Paul Murphy has noticed that Kilkenny teammate TJ Reid has bulked up.

# paul-murphy - Monday 20 July, 2015

Irish Water denies cold calling people who have not paid their bills
# Bills
# Bills

Irish Water denies cold calling people who have not paid their bills

Jul 20th 2015, 6:05 AM 18,294 Views 98 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance IS calling on landlords “not to act as enforcers for Irish Water”.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Irish Water will tell us tomorrow how many people have paid their bills
# Paul Vs Enda
# Paul Vs Enda

Irish Water will tell us tomorrow how many people have paid their bills

Jul 14th 2015, 4:29 PM 21,765 Views 172 Comments

The Taoiseach had a very short reply for Paul Murphy.

# paul-murphy - Monday 6 July, 2015

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?

Jul 6th 2015, 10:23 AM 35,551 Views 147 Comments

The next 48 hours will be crucial.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Ireland's next Taoiseach, ranked from most to least likely
# Crystal Ball
# Crystal Ball

Ireland's next Taoiseach, ranked from most to least likely

Jul 5th 2015, 10:00 PM 71,614 Views 200 Comments

Enda Kenny is in the hotseat now, but how likely is that to be the case after the next election.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

Jul 1st 2015, 11:40 PM 64,127 Views 185 Comments

A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.

The 5 leaders who will take Kilkenny hurlers forward this summer
# Classy Cats
From The42
# Classy Cats

The 5 leaders who will take Kilkenny hurlers forward this summer

Jul 1st 2015, 5:00 PM 7,648 Views 4 Comments

Brian Cody has lost a number of players to retirement but there’s still plenty of class in the Kilkenny ranks.

# paul-murphy - Friday 26 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 26th 2015, 6:08 AM 25,572 Views 170 Comments

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

# paul-murphy - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Irish Water STILL won't tell us how many people have paid their bills
# Confidential
# Confidential

Irish Water STILL won't tell us how many people have paid their bills

Jun 18th 2015, 5:20 PM 14,997 Views 123 Comments

The AAA TD has been thwarted in his latest attempt to uncover payment rates.

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil
# Spare A Fiver
# Spare A Fiver

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

Jun 18th 2015, 9:21 AM 16,504 Views 61 Comments

It could be linked to the anti-water charge movement.

# paul-murphy - Friday 12 June, 2015

It's still legal to discriminate against gay teachers, but that could change next week
# Equality
# Equality

It's still legal to discriminate against gay teachers, but that could change next week

Jun 12th 2015, 8:31 AM 9,054 Views 97 Comments

A Bill is being put to the Dáil on foot of the referendum result.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Why won't Irish Water tell us how many people have paid their bills?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why won't Irish Water tell us how many people have paid their bills?

Jun 11th 2015, 9:00 PM 16,616 Views 126 Comments

AAA TD Paul Murphy has been frustrated in his efforts to uncover payment levels.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Have you paid your water charges bill? Paul Murphy thinks most people haven't...
# Toddle Along
# Toddle Along

Have you paid your water charges bill? Paul Murphy thinks most people haven't...

Jun 10th 2015, 10:50 PM 46,925 Views 237 Comments

The AAA TD has accused the government of “hiding” the figures.

# paul-murphy - Monday 8 June, 2015

Kerry injury worries grow over Allstar defender and last year's joint captain
# Injury Blow
From The42
# Injury Blow

Kerry injury worries grow over Allstar defender and last year's joint captain

Jun 8th 2015, 5:36 PM 6,623 Views 7 Comments

Kieran O’Leary has suffered suspected Achilles tendon damage.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Irish Water thinks it's better you don't know how many bills have been paid
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water thinks it's better you don't know how many bills have been paid

May 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 35,629 Views 193 Comments

Anti-austerity TD Paul Murphy has been thwarted in his efforts to find out how many bills have been paid.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Enda: There won't be a referendum on repealing the 8th amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

Enda: There won't be a referendum on repealing the 8th amendment

May 26th 2015, 4:27 PM 20,992 Views 153 Comments

The Taoiseach said the next government will have to give the issue “the most careful consideration”.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Why are Dáil suspensions happening so often?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Why are Dáil suspensions happening so often?

May 14th 2015, 12:00 PM 14,825 Views 131 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Dáil suspended TWICE after Enda Kenny tells Socialist TDs 'where to go'
# Not Again
# Not Again

Dáil suspended TWICE after Enda Kenny tells Socialist TDs 'where to go'

May 13th 2015, 1:14 PM 39,616 Views 177 Comments

Róisín Shortall took great exception to the remark.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Why can't all the left-wing parties get their act together?
# Uniting The Left
# Uniting The Left

Why can't all the left-wing parties get their act together?

Apr 26th 2015, 9:15 AM 10,756 Views 112 Comments

There are FIVE left-wing parties in the Dáil right now. Can’t they all just get along?

# paul-murphy - Friday 17 April, 2015

Urgent talks sought with British government over submarine 'dragging' fishing trawler
# The Deep
# The Deep

Urgent talks sought with British government over submarine 'dragging' fishing trawler

Apr 17th 2015, 9:41 AM 18,240 Views 65 Comments

The boat was badly damaged in the collision.

# paul-murphy - Friday 10 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 10th 2015, 6:10 AM 15,618 Views 71 Comments

The Socialist.AAA TD insists that controversial protest in Jobstown last year was “generally peaceful”.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Paul Murphy was a bit concerned there wouldn't be enough bills to bin at his 'Bin your Bills' protest
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Paul Murphy was a bit concerned there wouldn't be enough bills to bin at his 'Bin your Bills' protest

Apr 9th 2015, 1:06 PM 17,767 Views 145 Comments

The Anti Austerity Alliance has launched a “counter-offensive” against Irish Water, outside the beleaguered utility’s HQ.

Expect leaflets coming through your door asking you not to pay water charges
# We Won't Pay
# We Won't Pay

Expect leaflets coming through your door asking you not to pay water charges

Apr 9th 2015, 7:58 AM 12,288 Views 135 Comments

There’s a national campaign on the way.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn't agree)
# Impartiality
# Impartiality

Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn't agree)

Apr 1st 2015, 10:49 PM 28,863 Views 194 Comments

The Tánaiste has joined those in government criticising the broadcaster’s coverage of water charges.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Local authorities have kept on just 27 JobBridge interns
# County Councils
# County Councils

Local authorities have kept on just 27 JobBridge interns

Mar 29th 2015, 8:00 AM 14,682 Views 122 Comments

That’s out of more than 1,200 who have completed placement with county councils.

# paul-murphy - Friday 27 March, 2015

The government has 'got to listen' to Donald Trump's call to block Aer Lingus sale
# The Donald Says No
# The Donald Says No

The government has 'got to listen' to Donald Trump's call to block Aer Lingus sale

Mar 27th 2015, 5:35 PM 29,820 Views 85 Comments

The US billionaire’s intervention has been described as “a bit bizarre” today.

# paul-murphy - Thursday 26 March, 2015

'Vote for Alan Kelly or you'll get a wedgie' - Paul Murphy won't let Simpsons reference go...
# Nelson Muntz
# Nelson Muntz

'Vote for Alan Kelly or you'll get a wedgie' - Paul Murphy won't let Simpsons reference go...

Mar 26th 2015, 6:30 PM 17,562 Views 207 Comments

What did Nelson do to get dragged into all of this?

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Joan Burton 'would have to be a key witness' if Paul Murphy goes on trial
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Joan Burton 'would have to be a key witness' if Paul Murphy goes on trial

Mar 25th 2015, 6:04 AM 11,911 Views 112 Comments

The Socialist TD suggested that the Tánaiste would have to give evidence against him over events in Jobstown last November.

# paul-murphy - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

We now have a 'drop dead date' for Irish Water registration
# Finally
# Finally

We now have a 'drop dead date' for Irish Water registration

Mar 24th 2015, 10:59 PM 80,094 Views 482 Comments

Meanwhile, proposals to deduct unpaid water charges from income are being slammed.

# paul-murphy - Monday 2 March, 2015

'What mother wouldn't want this for her children?': New video campaign urges Yes vote
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

'What mother wouldn't want this for her children?': New video campaign urges Yes vote

Mar 2nd 2015, 3:15 PM 9,366 Views 133 Comments

The Yes side has launched a new website urging people to contribute video messages.

# paul-murphy - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job*
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job*

Feb 25th 2015, 11:00 PM 16,290 Views 120 Comments

* “Apart from politics of course,” the Tánaiste said.

# paul-murphy - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Paul Murphy describes Tubridy interview as 'exercise in badgering'
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Paul Murphy describes Tubridy interview as 'exercise in badgering'

Feb 22nd 2015, 10:14 AM 38,740 Views 208 Comments

The interview was criticised by many of Murphy’s supporters.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Some people were very unhappy about Ryan Tubridy's interview with Paul Murphy
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Some people were very unhappy about Ryan Tubridy's interview with Paul Murphy

Feb 21st 2015, 3:00 PM 122,347 Views 307 Comments

What did you think?

# paul-murphy - Friday 20 February, 2015

"The establishment is scared and wants people to get back in their box" - Paul Murphy
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

"The establishment is scared and wants people to get back in their box" - Paul Murphy

Feb 20th 2015, 10:47 PM 17,650 Views 245 Comments

Murphy said that Jobstown was a “messy” protest.

Courts were used to 'attack' peaceful water protesters, says TD
# Bully Boys
# Bully Boys

Courts were used to 'attack' peaceful water protesters, says TD

Feb 20th 2015, 8:08 AM 17,010 Views 280 Comments

Justice Paul Gilligan, jailing the protesters, said their actions amounted to “harassment and intimidation of GMC workers”.

# paul-murphy - Saturday 14 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 14th 2015, 7:45 PM 33,544 Views 301 Comments

Socialist TD Joe Higgins said the number of gardaí turning up for the arrests was a clear waste of the force’s resources.

# paul-murphy - Friday 13 February, 2015

Why are so many gardaí showing up to make the 'Jobstown' arrests? And why so early?
# Dawn Swooping
# Dawn Swooping

Why are so many gardaí showing up to make the 'Jobstown' arrests? And why so early?

Feb 13th 2015, 11:54 AM 40,067 Views 251 Comments

Between six and ten gardaí are showing up to make the arrests — and their dawn operations have come in for plenty of criticism. So what’s the rationale?

# paul-murphy - Thursday 12 February, 2015

TD accused of referring to gardaí as 'dogs' in the Dáil
# Round Up The Firstborn
# Round Up The Firstborn

TD accused of referring to gardaí as 'dogs' in the Dáil

Feb 12th 2015, 10:47 PM 46,894 Views 254 Comments

There were extremely heated scenes in the Dáil during the discussion about Jobstown.