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# lonely - Monday 21 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 21st 2019, 10:29 AM 13,056 Views 20 Comments

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

# lonely - Saturday 17 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,298 Views 18 Comments

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

# lonely - Friday 26 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 32,483 Views 41 Comments

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

# lonely - Sunday 24 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 24th 2017, 11:00 AM 15,262 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.

# lonely - Thursday 12 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 12th 2015, 5:28 PM 40,903 Views 21 Comments

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

# lonely - Friday 4 July, 2014

19 people who are excellently embracing their singledom
# Table For One
From The Daily Edge
# Table For One

19 people who are excellently embracing their singledom

Jul 4th 2014, 9:30 PM 49,801 Views 13 Comments

Well, ‘excellently’ might be pushing it.

# lonely - Thursday 12 December, 2013

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

Rural hackney licences to be given out for €50

Dec 12th 2013, 12:58 PM 18,805 Views 33 Comments

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

# lonely - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 2nd 2013, 1:00 PM 745 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.

# lonely - Sunday 19 May, 2013

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 19th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,945 Views 1 Comment

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

# lonely - Thursday 13 December, 2012

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

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 - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

Lonely female seeks handsome gorilla with GSOH
# Lonely Hearts
From The Daily Edge
# Lonely Hearts

Lonely female seeks handsome gorilla with GSOH

Aug 4th 2010, 10:47 AM 275 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?