Friday 23 March 2018

Legal aid assigned to Paul Murphy for trial on charges of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

Paul Murphy
Paul Murphy

Fiona Ferguson

Legal aid has been assigned to Anti Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy in relation to his trial on charges of falsely imprisoning acting Tánaiste Joan Burton during a water charges protest almost 18 months ago.

A trial date has not yet been fixed for Mr Murphy (32) with an address at The Copse, Woodpark, Ballinteer.

He was sent forward to Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on two charges of false imprisonment of Ms Burton and of Karen O'Connell at Fortunestown Road, Jobstown on November 15th, 2014.

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