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Tralee courthouseThe two men charged in connection with robbing Waterville Post Office have again been remanded in custody.

32-year old Brian O’Sullivan with an address at Coolies, Muckross, Killarney and 36-year-old Marcus O’Rourke of Rathanane, Kilcummin are both charged with four offences in connection with the robbery on the 3rd of August.

Brian O’Sullivan and Marcus O’Rourke are each charged with the robbery of cash to the value of approximately €5,000 from Waterville post mistress Lisa O’Reilly Foran; ramming a garda car; having a firearm – or imitation firearm – with intent to commit an offence; and damage to garda property.

At a previous sitting of the Tralee District Court, solicitor representing both men, Nuala Liston, made applications for bail, but they were refused by Judge John King.

The two men appeared at Tralee District Court again today.

The court was told that gardaí are they’re still awaiting directions from the Director of Public Prosecutions for preparation of the books of evidence.

Judge John King remanded the men in custody to appear again on the 7th of September, and allowed extra time for the prosecution to prepare books of evidence.