Last Updated on October 28, 2023, 7:01 am
The well-known Irish former hurling player DJ Carey, whose actual name is Denis Joseph Carey, has recently become the topic of discussion on social media.
It is reported that Carey was battling with depression and anxiety and committed suicide, to take his own life. Social media have been confusing, and people are concerned about the truth behind the circumstances. However, it’s crucial to clarify whether he is alive or dead, these reports also seem like rumors, and there is no official confirmation of his passing.
According to reports, DJ Carey committed suicide on October 25, 2023, due to mental health issues and was pronounced dead at the age of 58. Following the controversial phoney cancer diagnosis and fund-raising schemes, weeks had passed since the court hearings of the “GAA’s first superstar” and a “hurling legend.”
Renowned Kilkenny hurler DJ Carey reportedly pleaded for money in 2022 to pay for his cancer treatments. According to RTÉ, the 52-year-old allegedly appeared in court in Dublin on Friday morning and was charged with 21 counts of theft and forgery against 25 people over eight years.
About DJ Casey
He was born on November 11, 1970; he was a cherished character on and off the field and a renowned figure in Irish hurling history. Irish hurler DJ Carey is best remembered for his outstanding tenure with Kilkenny County. Carey began his career in 1988 with the Young Ireland club team and quickly became well-known, winning five All-Ireland titles and being named an All-Star several times.
At the age of 17, he saw his first taste of success when the club won the Kilkenny Intermediate Championship and was promoted to the top flight of Kilkenny hurling in 1992. He was elevated to the adult team of the club in 1988.
Carey won medals in the Kilkenny Senior Championships in 1996 and 2002 as captain. Before retiring in 2013, he was a club member for twenty-five years and participated in multiple championship games across three hurling categories.
He has won five All-Ireland championships and been named an All-Star several times. After that, he appeared in district court in Blanchardstown. Carey was due to appear before the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on November 3.
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