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'I'm duty free': Wife killer Lillis wastes no time splashing his €1.3 million blood money

NewsBy Eugene Masterson
Eamonn Lillis at the airport.
Eamonn Lillis at the airport.

Millionaire killer Eamonn Lillis walked free from a five year jail term yesterday – and wasted no time splashing some of the €1.3 million blood money he pocketed from his wife’s death.

The 57 year-old went shopping  in Dublin Airport’s duty free mall within hours of his release.

He had earlier walked free from Wheatfield prison after serving just five years and two months for bludgeoning his wife Celine Cawley to death with a brick in their dream home in upmarket Howth, Co Dublin.

Despite the outrage at his lenient sentence, the arrogant former TV executive showed no remorse when he told reporters: “I’ve done my time.”

Lillis then boarded a plane for a new life in Southampton in England where his sister lives.

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