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McCarthy Brady has worked as a nanny for 13 years. Since 2002 she has been living in the United States illegally, having overstayed her 90-day holiday visa, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials.

Ross Feinstein, a spokesman for ICE, told the AP that McCarthy Brady will be handed over to the immigrations authorities once the case is adjudicated.

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Last September McCarthy Brady married Irish national Don McCarthy (38).

Before moving to the United States, McCarthy Brady, now 34, attended a Catholic girls’ school and studied travel and tourism at a local college.

McCarthy Brady comes from a large family of nine children. Her father, Aidan, died several years ago, as did her brother, Aidan Jr. Her mother Margaret still lives in Lavey, County Cavan, and attends St. Dympna’s Church.

The accused has worked for Pakistani entrepreneur Sameer Sabir, and his wife Saddique, for six months. The couple moved to the United States from London, UK.

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