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Irish Examiner
Jobstown trial: Court shown footage from Youtube, RTE and Garda camerathere were hundreds of people around, writes Tom Tuite. The 17-year-old boy de
Jobstown trial: Court shown footage from Youtube, RTE and Garda camera
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
there were hundreds of people around, writes Tom Tuite. The 17-year-old boy denies falsely imprisoning the former Tanaiste Joan Burton and her advisor Karen O'Connell in two garda cars during the demonstration at the Fortunestown Road in Jobstown... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jobstown trial: Garda says it was like 'moving through a rugby maul'Update4.45pm: A Garda Inspector who escorted Joan Burton through a crowd of wat
Jobstown trial: Garda says it was like 'moving through a rugby maul'
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Update4.45pm: A Garda Inspector who escorted Joan Burton through a crowd of water charge protestors in 2014 says it was like "moving through a rugby maul". He was giving evidence at the trial of a teenage boy who is accused of falsely imprisoning... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Judge refuses to abort Jobstown trialThe judge in the case of a teenage boy accused of falsely imprisoning the forme
Judge refuses to abort Jobstown trial
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
The judge in the case of a teenage boy accused of falsely imprisoning the former Tánaiste Joan Burton has refused an application to abort the trial. A legal issue has arisen in relation to some of the evidence, but the trial is continuing this... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Burton feared protesters getting car doors openFormer tánaiste Joan Burton has told a court she was frightened and did not thi
Burton feared protesters getting car doors open
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Former tánaiste Joan Burton has told a court she was frightened and did not think she had the alternative of being able to get out of a garda car surrounded by people shouting abuse during the Jobstown water protest. Protesters object to a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joan Burton gives evidence in court against youth accused of false imprisonmentFormer Tanaiste Joan Burton has told a court she did not think she had the alte
Joan Burton gives evidence in court against youth accused of false imprisonment
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
Former Tanaiste Joan Burton has told a court she did not think she had the alternative of being able to get out of a car during Jobstown protest writes Tom Tuite. She was giving evidence on day one of the trial of a Dublin youth accused of falsely... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish Water customers can still claim money backall. The event, organised by the Right2Water campaign, comes ahead of the firs
Irish Water customers can still claim money back
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
all. The event, organised by the Right2Water campaign, comes ahead of the first trial of a protester charged with false imprisonment over the Jobstown demonstrations that saw then Tánaiste Joan Burton trapped in her car for up to two hours in... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Labour Party proposes three amendments to Govt motion on Apple tax appealthe forthcoming Budget; and call for the establishment of a standing commission
Labour Party proposes three amendments to Govt motion on Apple tax appeal
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
the forthcoming Budget; and call for the establishment of a standing commission on taxation." Labour finance spokesperson Joan Burton said: "Based on what has been circulated in the media over the weekend, it seems that the motion which will be... Read more
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RTE News
Labour to table amendments to Apple motionon the European Commission's Apple tax ruling to be debated in the Dáil on Wedn
Labour to table amendments to Apple motion
RTE News / Posted 20 days ago
on the European Commission's Apple tax ruling to be debated in the Dáil on Wednesday. The party’s finance spokesperson, Joan Burton, said it will include a demand that more be done to close down remaining tax loopholes. Labour will also call... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Martin: €13bn ruling a ‘Trojan horse’ for tax agendawho said he is “not aware” of any multi-national that is breaching tax rules in
Martin: €13bn ruling a ‘Trojan horse’ for tax agenda
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
who said he is “not aware” of any multi-national that is breaching tax rules in this country. Labour finance spokeswoman Joan Burton similarly backed an appeal. However, in a statement yesterday, she said her party wants to move the debate... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline serviceseconomic shocks, total Government spending will increase by €6.75bn by 2021 to
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline services
Irish Examiner / Posted 30 days ago
economic shocks, total Government spending will increase by €6.75bn by 2021 to €67.6bn. Labour’s finance spokeswoman, Joan Burton, said she is “very concerned” that funding to deal with the additional pressures is lagging behind... Read more

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