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Episode 135: The former rising star of Dublin GAA nabbed in €2.7m drugs bust

Patrick Casey’s life was derailed through a drug habit and when he was jailed for his crimes he met up with some of Ireland's most-feared mobsters
Patrick Casey was a hugely-promising Dublin minor hurling star

Patrick Casey was a hugely-promising Dublin minor hurling star

Nicola TallantSunday World

HE might appear to be just another drug dealer passing through the courts after he was nabbed with a consignment of cocaine.

But the story of Patrick Casey tells more about the criminal underworld than most.

A rising Dublin football and hurling star, his life was derailed through a drug habit and later when he was jailed for his crimes he met up with some of Ireland's most-feared underworld figures behind bars

Nicola Tallant talks with Irish Independent Crime Correspondent Ken Foy on the jailing of Casey and how his past mistakes finally caught up with him.

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