Irish Daily Mirror|January 22, 2022
Pair's bid to lift deceased man's pension is foiled

A DEAD man was brought into a post office yesterday in a bizarre bid to collect his pension by two men now at the centre of a Garda probe.

The pair carried the remains of Peadar Doyle into Hosey's on the Staplestown Road in Carlow.

The brazen duo propped the retiree's corpse up on their shoulders, but a staff member quickly noticed the elderly man was ashen-faced and possibly dead and gardai were called.

The two men dropped the body of Mr Doyle, who was in his 70s, on the floor when the worker raised her concerns and fled the scene.

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