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Man to appear in court over murder of Post Master

Published 10/12/2006

A man in his twenties is to appear at a special sitting of Kilkenny District Court this morning, charged in connection with the armed robbery of a post office in the city, and the fatal shooting of a Post Master.

Alan Cunniffe was shot in the stomach while chasing an armed raider in the John's Green area of the city shortly after 12 noon on Friday.

Mr Cunniffe died in hospital later that day.

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