Ken Purcell

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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(...)

 Irish Water protesters Paul Murphy TD, Ken and Carole Purcell, and Frank Donaghy. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

A Garda inspector has told the trial of seven men charged with falsely imprisoning former tánaiste Joan Burton that he was concerned for her safety du(...)

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(...)

Kieran Mahon  and Paul Murphy at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph:  Collins

Throwing eggs and shouting personal abuse at people is not an acceptable form of political protest, a former adviser to Joan Burton has told the Dubli(...)

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(...)

Former tánaiste Joan Burton arriving at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court  to give evidence on Friday. Photograph: Collins

Former tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton has told the trial of Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other water protesters that “yo(...)

 Former tánaiste Joan Burton said she was struck twice in the back of the neck when arriving for a graduation ceremony in Tallaght in November 2014. Photograph: Collins

The former Tánaiste and leader of the Labour Party, Joan Burton, has given evidence about being “terrified” and afraid for her life when trapped in ga(...)

Paul Murphy faces charges arising out of a water protest in Jobstown on November 15th, 2014. Photograph: Collins Courts

The charges of false imprisonment against Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and others should not be confused with kidnapping or the taking and carrying away (...)

Paul Murphy TD, Michael Murphy, Scott Masterson, Frank Donaghy and Ciaran Mahon (37) arriving at court on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts

The start of the trial of Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men on charges of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton has been delayed due to an issue (...)

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