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Woman (41) accused of stealing €29k in cash from post office

A DUBLIN woman accused of stealing more than €29,000 in cash has been sent forward for trial.

Elizabeth Miley (41) is alleged to have taken the money over a three-year period between 2009 and 2012.

She is facing trial by judge and jury in the Circuit Court where the penalties are potentially greater after the DPP ruled that the matters were too serious for the District Court.

Miley, of Whitestown Drive, Blanchardstown, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with 33 counts of theft.

It is alleged that Miley stole €29,718 in cash from the Post Office, Main Street, in Blanchardstown, between August 2009 and April 2012.



It is alleged she took the cash each month for 33 months, ranging from amounts of €1,144 to €748. In total, it is alleged she stole €29,718.

A State solicitor said the book of evidence was ready and had been served on the accused, who goes forward to the present sittings of Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Judge David McHugh gave Miley the alibi caution, warning her she had 14 days to provide to the State details of anyone she proposed calling as a witness in her defence.

Free legal aid was assigned.