Paul Murphy TD outside court following the vertdict in the Jobstown trial. Photograph: David Dunne

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and five others were found not guilty on Thursday of the false imprisonment of former Labour Party leader Joan Burton and h(...)

Clockwise from top left: Kieran Mahon, Michael Banks, Paul Murphy, Michael Murphy, Scott Masterson, Frank Donaghy. All have pleaded not guilty.

The jury in the Jobstown trial should not have been told that the offence before the court carries a penalty of up to life imprisonment, the judge has(...)

Colm Keena The people of Jobstown were being “demonised” for protesting against the failure of the Labour Party to keep its promise in relation to wa(...)

Charges were struck out against Ken Purcell. File photograph: Collins.

Charges have been struck out against one of the seven defendants in the Jobstown trial. The jury was told of the decision today as the trial, which (...)

Paul Murphy (right) and six other men are charged with falsely imprisoning former Tánaiste Joan Burton during an anti-water charges protest three years ago. The other men (clockwise from top left) are: Scott Masterson, Michael Murphy, Kieran Mahon, Frank Donaghy, Ken Purcell and Michael Banks. Photographs: Collins

The Solidarity TD Paul Murphy was “smiling and chuckling” during the events at Jobstown in 2014 and appeared to be “enjoying the day”, a Garda witness(...)

Ken Purcell  is charged, with others,  with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton during an anti-water charges protest three years ago. Photograph: Collins

A Garda has told a court he was hit in the head with a can of Red Bull while moving former Tánaiste Joan Burton through the crowd at an anti-water cha(...)

Paul Murphy TD  at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

The crowd at the Jobstown protest in 2014 held a “democratic vote” on whether to let then Tánaiste Joan Burton go, the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court h(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone,arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone has told a court she rang gardaí when she grew “scared” for the safety of then tánaiste Joan(...)

Karen O’Connell at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

A former Labour Party adviser has rejected a suggestion that video clips taken at the Jobstown protest in 2014 show an atmosphere at odds with her evi(...)

Former tánaiste Joan Burton TD at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

Former tánaiste Joan Burton has denied she left out any reference to “water protesters” in her statement to gardaí because she wanted to make the prot(...)

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