Man dismissed over Michaela McAreavey clip says he was ‘not aware’ of offensive chants
Lorry driver tells industrial tribunal he was not aware of chants about McAreavey, who was murdered in 2011, and was streaming simply to ‘show the atmosphere of the day’ at event to mark NI’s centenary last May
A lorry driver has claimed he was “not aware” of offensive chanting about murder victim Michaela McAreavey when he streamed a video from a Co Down Orange Hall.
Andrew McDade made the claim at an industrial tribunal as he challenged the decision by his former employer to dismiss him in the aftermath of the Facebook Live broadcast last May.
He had been attending an event at Dundonald Orange Hall when he live-streamed footage of singing ...