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#Joan Burton

From TheJournal.ie 'Terrified' Joan Burton 'ran for her life' at Jobstown protest Water Charges

'Terrified' Joan Burton 'ran for her life' at Jobstown protest

Seven men including TD Paul Murphy have pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy 'plainly involved' in restricting Joan Burton's liberty, trial told Jobstown

Paul Murphy 'plainly involved' in restricting Joan Burton's liberty, trial told

Murphy and six other accused have all entered not guilty pleas.

From TheJournal.ie Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton Jobstown

Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

Over 100 potential jurors were called in a random ballot and a jury of five women and seven men were selected.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy promises he won't talk about his upcoming trial at Jobstown protest rallies False Imprisonment

Paul Murphy promises he won't talk about his upcoming trial at Jobstown protest rallies

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy is one of seven people charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is our weapon' - Is the future of the protest in Ireland under threat? Get Up Stand Up

'This is our weapon' - Is the future of the protest in Ireland under threat?

Ahead of the trial of a number of Jobstown protesters, activists have urged members of the public to stand up for their right to demonstrate.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible' Criticism

Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible'

The loans were only offered to a select number of students at Dublin City University.

From TheJournal.ie 'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown This Is Jobstown

'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown

The documentary focuses on some key characters in the community – and their struggles.

From TheJournal.ie Burton outraged at letter to TDs claiming children adopted by same-sex couples are more likely to be abused Adoption

Burton outraged at letter to TDs claiming children adopted by same-sex couples are more likely to be abused

Former Tánaiste said she found the letter “needlessly offensive” to adopted people and gay people.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted Jobstown teen to take appeal to High Court Joan Burton

Convicted Jobstown teen to take appeal to High Court

Last month the 17-year-old boy was convicted of falsely imprisoning then Tánaiste Joan Burton and her advisor.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds gather in Dublin to protest Jobstown teen's guilty verdict Rally For Justice

Hundreds gather in Dublin to protest Jobstown teen's guilty verdict

“If this was happening anywhere else in the world, we’d be saying that’s mad.”

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton quizzes the Taoiseach on how much his staff are being paid Oireachtas Bills

Joan Burton quizzes the Taoiseach on how much his staff are being paid

He has a team of 12 who are earning up to €156k.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny won't say if the social welfare Christmas bonus will be paid this December Festive Cheer

Enda Kenny won't say if the social welfare Christmas bonus will be paid this December

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the matter is being discussed ahead of October’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Judge adjourns trial of 17-year-old accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton Courts

Judge adjourns trial of 17-year-old accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

The former Tánaiste and her advisor were allegedly trapped for three hours at a Jobstown protest two years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolboy accused of false imprisonment of Joan Burton said he was "sorry" to gardaí Jobstown Protests

Schoolboy accused of false imprisonment of Joan Burton said he was "sorry" to gardaí

The 17-year-old boy denies falsely imprisoning the former Labour leader and her advisor Karen O’Connell.

From TheJournal.ie Garda tells court Jobstown protest was 'like a rugby maul' Jobstown

Garda tells court Jobstown protest was 'like a rugby maul'

The detective inspector was giving evidence today at the trial of a teenager accused of the false imprisonment of Joan Burton and her advisor.

From TheJournal.ie "I worried what will happen if they manage to open the car doors" - Joan Burton Jobstown

"I worried what will happen if they manage to open the car doors" - Joan Burton

The former Labour leader and Tánaiste gave evidence today at a trial of a 17-year-old boy charged in connection with the Jobstown water charges protest in November 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton arrives through Children's Court side door as trial of Jobstown 17-year-old begins Tallaght Rally This post contains videos

Joan Burton arrives through Children's Court side door as trial of Jobstown 17-year-old begins

A total of 20 people have come before the courts over the 2014 protest. .

From TheJournal.ie Mass rally to take place in support of water protesters ahead of trial of 17-year-old Jobstown

Mass rally to take place in support of water protesters ahead of trial of 17-year-old

The trial, due to begin next Monday, is the first relating to charges of false imprisonment in connection with the Jobstown protest which saw then-Tánaiste Joan Burton confined to her car for two hours in November 2014.

From TheJournal.ie The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China Talk Of The Town

The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China

Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the decision after attacks from the US

From TheJournal.ie Judge warns people against recording Jobstown trial on their smartphones Joan Burton

Judge warns people against recording Jobstown trial on their smartphones

The judge says that this had been a problem at a previous hearing.

From TheJournal.ie The Dáil was left waiting for 39 minutes today after too few TDs turned up Dáil Row

The Dáil was left waiting for 39 minutes today after too few TDs turned up

The Ceann Comhairle criticised TDs while Joan Burton called on Government chief whip Regina Doherty to apologise.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion Sunday Interview

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion

The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.

From TheJournal.ie Power outage: Today was as much about Alan Kelly as it was Brendan Howlin It's My Party And I'll Cry If

Power outage: Today was as much about Alan Kelly as it was Brendan Howlin

Alan Kelly failed to turn up at the leadership announcement after failing to garner support from his party colleagues.

From TheJournal.ie There's no mood for a leadership contest in the Labour Party Follow The Leader

There's no mood for a leadership contest in the Labour Party

While Alan Kelly has put his name forward, it appears support is leaning towards Brendan Howlin.

From TheJournal.ie The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely The New Boss

The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely

Joan is stepping down, so who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

From TheJournal.ie Is today the day Joan Burton paves the way for someone else to lead Labour? New Blood

Is today the day Joan Burton paves the way for someone else to lead Labour?

The future leadership of the party will be discussed at the party’s parliamentary meeting.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck' Labour Pains

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck'

The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.

From TheJournal.ie A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for six months for his part in the Jobstown protest Courts

A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for six months for his part in the Jobstown protest

The court heard he has prior convictions for theft and has already served a sentence which expired in January for his other offences.

From TheJournal.ie Joan's department recovered €83m in social welfare overpayments last year Fraud And Error

Joan's department recovered €83m in social welfare overpayments last year

Nearly 360 fraud cases were submitted for prosecution in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil expected to continue into tomorrow Still Waiting

Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil expected to continue into tomorrow

The prospect of Labour supporting a Fine Gael-led minority was also downplayed today.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy says Jobstown protesters want to face trial together Courts

Paul Murphy says Jobstown protesters want to face trial together

Today the case was adjourned to the 3 May.

From TheJournal.ie Fox hunting on JobBridge? Joan Burton says her hands are tied Out Foxed

Fox hunting on JobBridge? Joan Burton says her hands are tied

The minister says once it’s legal it’s fair game.

From TheJournal.ie It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader After Joan

It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader

Brendan Howlin is emerging as the clear favourite to succeed Joan Burton.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed Calls To Step Aside

Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed

Meanwhile, Alan Kelly apologised for comments he made about power being a drug that suited him.

From TheJournal.ie No Taoiseach, no government: Enda resigns but will stay as a caretaker Enda The Line

No Taoiseach, no government: Enda resigns but will stay as a caretaker

TDs have failed to elect a Taoiseach for the 32nd Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie "We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing Water Charges

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing

The cases of the Jobstown 18 have been put back to April. Meanwhile, another water protest is planned for this Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are all hurting': Joan's e-mail to Labour members Labour Pains

'We are all hurting': Joan's e-mail to Labour members

The Tánaiste and Labour said the party must “reflect, rebuild and renew” following its worst election ever.

From TheJournal.ie Most people think it's time for Joan Burton to go Labour Pains

Most people think it's time for Joan Burton to go

The beleaguered Labour leader is facing an uncertain future as a new poll finds strong support for her resignation.

From TheJournal.ie Waiting for Joan: The Tánaiste hangs on to her seat Mild Mild West

Waiting for Joan: The Tánaiste hangs on to her seat

It was not supposed to happen, but it did.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton survives: Labour leader keeps seat in Dublin West battle Election 2016