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One-third of Irish adults over 50 report feeling lonely at least some of the time
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One-third of Irish adults over 50 report feeling lonely at least some of the time

Oct 21st 2019, 10:29 AM 13,028 Views 20 Comments

The report will be launched today by researchers at Trinity College Dublin.

'It's an epidemic': Taskforce established to tackle issue of loneliness in Ireland
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'It's an epidemic': Taskforce established to tackle issue of loneliness in Ireland

Mar 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,284 Views 18 Comments

“Loneliness is one of the greatest public health risks today.”

Despite all our new communication modes, people are lonelier than ever
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Despite all our new communication modes, people are lonelier than ever

Jan 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 32,479 Views 43 Comments

Loneliness is as prevalent in the young as it is in the old, it just manifests itself differently, writes Dr Keith Swanick.

'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone
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'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone

Dec 24th 2017, 11:00 AM 15,255 Views 27 Comments

This is the seventh year of her #joinin initiative which encourages those who are by themselves on Christmas Day to chat to join the online conversation for some company.

Police share cup of tea with elderly couple who rang 999 because they were lonely
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Police share cup of tea with elderly couple who rang 999 because they were lonely

Nov 12th 2015, 5:28 PM 40,902 Views 21 Comments

The police officer involved said that the couple had called “out of desperation”.

19 people who are excellently embracing their singledom
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19 people who are excellently embracing their singledom

Jul 4th 2014, 9:30 PM 49,799 Views 13 Comments

Well, ‘excellently’ might be pushing it.

Rural hackney licences to be given out for €50
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Rural hackney licences to be given out for €50

Dec 12th 2013, 12:58 PM 18,800 Views 33 Comments

The move was introduced today to help people living in rural areas with problems of isolation.

Column: Is loneliness in old age inevitable? Not in a caring society.
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Column: Is loneliness in old age inevitable? Not in a caring society.

Oct 2nd 2013, 1:00 PM 740 Views 14 Comments

Everyone needs to feel wanted and remembered, but many older people are being left isolated because of rapid economic, social and technological changes, writes Anne Dempsey.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 19th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,942 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin
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Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin

Dec 13th 2012, 10:00 PM 14,095 Views 16 Comments

The elderly man, who had been dead for several days, was found in his home in Ballyfermot this morning.

Lonely female seeks handsome gorilla with GSOH
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Lonely female seeks handsome gorilla with GSOH

Aug 4th 2010, 10:47 AM 274 Views 0 Comments

He’s tall, dark, hairy – and has a killer smile. But will his Irish charms be enough to heal the lonely hearts at London zoo?