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(...)

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy pictured after appearance at Dublin Circuit Court . Photograph: Collins Courts

A trial date will most likely be set next month for Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy on charges of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton dur(...)

Counsel for Paul Murphy TD indicated to Dublin Circuit Criminal Court the defence was “anxious” for further disclosure, but his client would be seeking a trial date on the next occasion. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Anti Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy, facing charges of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton during a water charges protest in Jobstown, is to s(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy arriving at the Special Criminal Court: the court was “satisfied beyond reasonable doubt” Murphy was guilty on all of the indictment’s counts. Photograph: Collins Courts

On the 13th day of the trial for tax evasion of Thomas “Slab” Murphy, his defence counsel, John Kearney QC, apologised to the court. “You didn’t wande(...)

A man with a “death wish” who played Russian roulette with a friend in an attempted joint suicide has received a suspended sentence at Dublin Circuit (...)