TD Paul Murphy to speak in Galway on right to protest

Dep Paul Murphy.

Dep Paul Murphy.

Paul Murphy, the outspoken and controversial Anti Austerity Alliance TD, is coming to Galway next week to address a public rally on the issue of democratic rights and the right to protest.

Teh talk, which takes place on Tuesday November 8 at 8pm, upstairs in Richardson’s bar, Eyre Square, comes in the aftermath of a recent judgment which found a 17-year-old school student guilty of false imprisonment of the former tánaiste Joan Burton, at a protest in Jobstown, in 2014. Dep Murphy is due in court early next year to face the same charges for his role in that protest.

Dep Murphy is a leading figure in the anti water charges movement and a strong opponent to CETA and TTIP neo-liberal trade agreements. He will be joined at the Galway meeting by Kay Keane, a Jobstown activist, and members of the Galway AAA. All are welcome to attend.

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