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My2020: 'I am so angry at those who have breached the Covid rules'
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My2020: 'I am so angry at those who have breached the Covid rules'

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:25 PM 33,697 Views 41 Comments

Don is in his 80s and lives alone. He and his befriender Dana discuss a tough year.

Body of pensioner (84) left undiscovered in Cork sitting room for seven months, inquest hears
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Body of pensioner (84) left undiscovered in Cork sitting room for seven months, inquest hears

Oct 17th 2019, 6:10 PM 28,937 Views 23 Comments

The coroner said it was ‘disheartening’ that the man’s absence from day-to-day life was not noted sooner.

Man (21) released without charge over death of Cork pensioner Joe O'Callaghan
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Man (21) released without charge over death of Cork pensioner Joe O'Callaghan

Updated Jul 3rd 2018, 9:35 PM 31,084 Views 3 Comments

It’s understood that the 21-year-old was known to the victim.

Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief
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Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief

Apr 18th 2018, 5:59 PM 19,345 Views 35 Comments

Brian Dunne (33) was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the offences.

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence
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Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence

Apr 16th 2018, 3:36 PM 22,887 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.

'I've never seen so much anger': Warning against vigilante groups after murder of Limerick pensioner
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'I've never seen so much anger': Warning against vigilante groups after murder of Limerick pensioner

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:50 PM 18,572 Views 24 Comments

The body of Rosie Hanrahan, aged 78, was found in her home at New Road Thomondgate in Limerick last Friday.

Limerick pensioners warned to install safety alarms after suspicious death of 78-year-old woman
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Limerick pensioners warned to install safety alarms after suspicious death of 78-year-old woman

Dec 19th 2017, 7:48 PM 13,959 Views 48 Comments

The body of Rosie Hanrahan, aged 78, was found in her home at New Road Thomondgate in Limerick last Friday.

Rapist who appealed to keep his State pension loses case to have his 12 year sentence reduced
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Rapist who appealed to keep his State pension loses case to have his 12 year sentence reduced

Dec 7th 2017, 10:30 PM 18,198 Views 0 Comments

The 77-year-old,had denied 60 counts of sexual assaulting and 14 counts of raping his daughter.

Pensioner who stole over €200,000 in State benefits avoids jail
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Pensioner who stole over €200,000 in State benefits avoids jail

Oct 12th 2017, 7:05 PM 35,284 Views 98 Comments

She has been given a suspended sentence.

Reward offered after 'vicious' assault on pensioner in London
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Reward offered after 'vicious' assault on pensioner in London

Aug 18th 2017, 12:30 PM 18,871 Views 28 Comments

The 82-year-old was knocked to the ground and punched in the face by a woman who had asked her for money.

Female pensioner arrested after 74-year-old man scammed out of thousands of pounds
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Female pensioner arrested after 74-year-old man scammed out of thousands of pounds

Jul 21st 2017, 8:20 AM 14,542 Views 6 Comments

The man had been the victim of a scam involving alleged Ministry of Justice bank charges.

Irish pensioner arrested in Cyprus after loaded guns and crossbow found in his home
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Irish pensioner arrested in Cyprus after loaded guns and crossbow found in his home

Mar 31st 2017, 7:40 PM 14,264 Views 2 Comments

The man is being questioned by police.

Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire
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Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire

Mar 9th 2017, 7:38 PM 8,741 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened in the townland of Glaiseach Bheag.

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway
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Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway

Mar 6th 2017, 8:34 AM 13,367 Views 20 Comments

The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.

Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month
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Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month

Feb 16th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,591 Views 0 Comments

27-year-old Ruzmond Muwaniri, who suffers from schizophrenia, is also facing sentencing for punching another man in the face and smashing his teeth.

Pensioner tells court of suffering after her carer stole €40k inheritance
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Pensioner tells court of suffering after her carer stole €40k inheritance

Nov 7th 2016, 4:14 PM 21,509 Views 0 Comments

The pensioner’s two sons had been killed in the past few years and was in ill health when she was robbed.

Gardaí appeal for information on men who beat Wicklow pensioner with iron bar
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Gardaí appeal for information on men who beat Wicklow pensioner with iron bar

Mar 19th 2016, 3:32 PM 17,948 Views 44 Comments

The assault occurred when three men broke into the pensioner’s (a man in his late 80s) home on the night of 16 March.

Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife
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Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife

Mar 15th 2016, 10:06 PM 17,012 Views 20 Comments

Appearing on RTÉ’s Liveline earlier today, a pensioner described the experience in which his wallet was stolen.

Pensioner's body found with wife's head encased in concrete
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Pensioner's body found with wife's head encased in concrete

Jan 7th 2016, 12:15 PM 31,278 Views 17 Comments

Police suspect a murder-suicide as there are no indication of involvement by a third party.

Pensioner wins battle with Ulster Bank over £1,000 lodged in 1975
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Pensioner wins battle with Ulster Bank over £1,000 lodged in 1975

Jul 31st 2015, 1:21 PM 32,415 Views 32 Comments

89-year-old Galway woman Teresa Scahill has had her late husband’s deposit honoured by the bank after they initially refused to do so.

After "months of anguish for his bereft family", Thomas Kennedy will be laid to rest
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After "months of anguish for his bereft family", Thomas Kennedy will be laid to rest

Feb 17th 2015, 3:14 PM 14,898 Views 5 Comments

The 81-year-old went missing last summer but his remains were not identified until last week.

Pensioner suffers cuts to his face and a hand injury after being assaulted in his home
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Pensioner suffers cuts to his face and a hand injury after being assaulted in his home

Dec 1st 2014, 10:49 AM 6,211 Views 6 Comments

A quantity of cash and other items were taken during the burglary.

Elderly woman in Kent fights off mugger by punching him in the mouth
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Elderly woman in Kent fights off mugger by punching him in the mouth

Sep 14th 2014, 6:20 PM 13,073 Views 15 Comments

The woman was walking her dog early this morning when the man grabbed her.

Pensioner stabbed with pen after bus argument
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Pensioner stabbed with pen after bus argument

Sep 2nd 2014, 2:20 PM 28,837 Views 26 Comments

This article contains a graphic image. Don’t say we didn’t warn you…

89-year-old lady uses golf club to fight off sword-wielding burglar
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# HER-O-AP

89-year-old lady uses golf club to fight off sword-wielding burglar

May 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 18,802 Views 16 Comments

What. A. Badass.

Man arrested in connection to the death of pensioner James Mulqueen in 2009
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Man arrested in connection to the death of pensioner James Mulqueen in 2009

Mar 20th 2014, 7:13 PM 8,008 Views 8 Comments

James Mulqueen was 92-years-old when he died five years ago.

Pensioner hospitalised after serious assault in Coolock
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Pensioner hospitalised after serious assault in Coolock

Sep 16th 2013, 7:49 AM 7,843 Views 19 Comments

The 77-year-old was assaulted at an apartment in Coolock.

Pensioner wins $5,000 diamond… then swallows it
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# Girl's Best Friend

Pensioner wins $5,000 diamond… then swallows it

Apr 26th 2013, 5:54 PM 1,043 Views 1 Comment

Luckily, she was already scheduled for a colonoscopy.

Here is a 90-year-old woman in a virtual reality helmet
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# Never Too Old

Here is a 90-year-old woman in a virtual reality helmet

Apr 17th 2013, 12:32 PM 778 Views 0 Comments

And loving it.

Happy Birthday Pat Kenny, here are your best bits
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Happy Birthday Pat Kenny, here are your best bits

Jan 29th 2013, 10:58 AM 14,286 Views 44 Comments

Pat is 65 today. He’s looking well…

Readers’ panel: Pensioner
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Readers’ panel: Pensioner

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 1,976 Views 5 Comments

Pat Kelly was disappointed to hear that the respite grant had been cut but is happy that pensioners don’t seem to have been too badly effected.

Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?
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Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?

Dec 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,062 Views 21 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

Looking for the best Halloween costume of 2012? Right here.
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# Fresco Jesus

Looking for the best Halloween costume of 2012? Right here.

Oct 4th 2012, 11:39 AM 11,838 Views 9 Comments

Oh, hello, Fresco Jesus.

That pensioner who botched the fresco? Here's who she's blaming...
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# Fresco Fiasco

That pensioner who botched the fresco? Here's who she's blaming...

Aug 24th 2012, 10:56 AM 12,833 Views 25 Comments

The woman isn’t happy.

Video: 71-year-old foils robbery by pulling gun on teen criminals
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Video: 71-year-old foils robbery by pulling gun on teen criminals

Jul 19th 2012, 4:58 PM 9,047 Views 44 Comments

…and he wasted no time in taking aim and firing.

Poll: Do you contribute to an occupational pension scheme?
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Poll: Do you contribute to an occupational pension scheme?

Jun 23rd 2012, 10:39 AM 4,844 Views 24 Comments

Irish Pensions Board has expressed concern over drop in occupational pension scheme members – are you one?

Pensioner shot dead in Mayo
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Pensioner shot dead in Mayo

May 6th 2012, 5:46 PM 8,198 Views 12 Comments

A younger man has been arrested after the 71-year-old died from his injuries.

Man released over murder of pensioner in Kimmage
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Man released over murder of pensioner in Kimmage

Jan 10th 2012, 7:44 AM 1,456 Views 3 Comments

Edward Boyan was found stabbed in the chest, by firefighters who were called to a blaze at his retirement flat.

Pensioner beaten up in her home
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Pensioner beaten up in her home

Oct 1st 2011, 12:53 PM 248 Views 8 Comments

The woman in her 80s was reportedly attacked by two youths after they gained entry to her house in Belfast.

Man charged with posing as Garda and robbing pensioner
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Man charged with posing as Garda and robbing pensioner

Jun 30th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,408 Views 5 Comments

Kenneth Lyons appeared before Cork District Court this morning.

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