Tag Archives: Ireland

Jobstown trial: verdict expected on Monday 26th, pack the court!

The long-running Jobstown trial of people accused of “false imprisonment” for sitting down in the road in front of a politician’s car and then walking slowly down the street is finally coming to a close. The verdict is expected on … Continue reading

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Dublin: Urgent request to show up for the last days of the Jobstown trial

The long-running Jobstown trial, where several people are facing the serious charge of false imprisonment (kidnapping) for a sitdown protest that caused a politician’s car to be delayed by several hours, is finally coming to an end. The defence campaign … Continue reading

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Jobstown trial – charges dropped against one defendant

The trial of the Jobstown protestors continues in Ireland, but one defendant, Ken Purcell, has walked free already after the prosecution’s case against him totally collapsed. The verdict for the other six defendants is expected soon. Meanwhile, a number of … Continue reading

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Irish Water updates – Jobstown and more

Over in Ireland, the struggle against water meters and water charges is still going strong, and the state is still attempting to criminalise it. The big story at the moment is still the Jobstown trial, where some protestors who caused … Continue reading

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Irish Water struggle: stand with the Jobstown defendants!

Over the course of 2014, the Republic of Ireland saw a mass struggle against the imposition of water charges, with one of the most dramatic moments coming on 15 November 2014, when a car carrying the Tánaiste (Deputy PM) was … Continue reading

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Day X2: Today Lewisham, tomorrow the world!

One of the downsides to living through such exciting times is that it becomes totally impossible to keep track of everything that’s going on. Trying to provide some kind of round-up of all the different actions, and still find time … Continue reading

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