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# pensioner - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:25 PM 33,418 Views 40 Comments

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

# pensioner - Thursday 17 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 17th 2019, 6:10 PM 28,864 Views 23 Comments

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

# pensioner - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

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

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

Updated Jul 3rd 2018, 9:35 PM 31,078 Views 3 Comments

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

# pensioner - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 18th 2018, 5:59 PM 19,225 Views 38 Comments

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

# pensioner - Monday 16 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 16th 2018, 3:36 PM 22,864 Views 0 Comments

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

# pensioner - Friday 22 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:50 PM 18,430 Views 24 Comments

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

# pensioner - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 19th 2017, 7:48 PM 13,947 Views 48 Comments

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

# pensioner - Thursday 7 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 7th 2017, 10:30 PM 18,189 Views 0 Comments

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

# pensioner - Thursday 12 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 12th 2017, 7:05 PM 35,202 Views 98 Comments

She has been given a suspended sentence.

# pensioner - Friday 18 August, 2017

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

Reward offered after 'vicious' assault on pensioner in London

Aug 18th 2017, 12:30 PM 18,861 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.

# pensioner - Friday 21 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 21st 2017, 8:20 AM 14,529 Views 6 Comments

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

# pensioner - Friday 31 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 31st 2017, 7:40 PM 14,228 Views 2 Comments

The man is being questioned by police.

# pensioner - Thursday 9 March, 2017

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

Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire

Mar 9th 2017, 7:38 PM 8,723 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened in the townland of Glaiseach Bheag.

# pensioner - Monday 6 March, 2017

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway
# Need For Speed
# Need For Speed

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway

Mar 6th 2017, 8:34 AM 13,358 Views 20 Comments

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

# pensioner - Thursday 16 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 16th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,547 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 - Monday 7 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 7th 2016, 4:14 PM 21,492 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.

# pensioner - Saturday 19 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 19th 2016, 3:32 PM 17,916 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.

# pensioner - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

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

Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife

Mar 15th 2016, 10:06 PM 17,005 Views 20 Comments

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

# pensioner - Thursday 7 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 7th 2016, 12:15 PM 31,254 Views 17 Comments

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

# pensioner - Friday 31 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 31st 2015, 1:21 PM 32,328 Views 31 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.

# pensioner - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 17th 2015, 3:14 PM 14,880 Views 5 Comments

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

# pensioner - Monday 1 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 1st 2014, 10:49 AM 6,207 Views 6 Comments

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

# pensioner - Sunday 14 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 14th 2014, 6:20 PM 13,040 Views 15 Comments

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

# pensioner - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Pensioner stabbed with pen after bus argument
# Assault
# Assault

Pensioner stabbed with pen after bus argument

Sep 2nd 2014, 2:20 PM 28,829 Views 26 Comments

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

# pensioner - Thursday 29 May, 2014

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

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

May 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 18,793 Views 16 Comments

What. A. Badass.

# pensioner - Thursday 20 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 20th 2014, 7:13 PM 7,991 Views 8 Comments

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

# pensioner - Monday 16 September, 2013

Pensioner hospitalised after serious assault in Coolock
# Dublin
# Dublin

Pensioner hospitalised after serious assault in Coolock

Sep 16th 2013, 7:49 AM 7,832 Views 19 Comments

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

# pensioner - Friday 26 April, 2013

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

Pensioner wins $5,000 diamond… then swallows it

Apr 26th 2013, 5:54 PM 1,039 Views 1 Comment

Luckily, she was already scheduled for a colonoscopy.

# pensioner - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

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

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

Apr 17th 2013, 12:32 PM 770 Views 0 Comments

And loving it.

# pensioner - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Happy Birthday Pat Kenny, here are your best bits
# Birthday Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Birthday Boy

Happy Birthday Pat Kenny, here are your best bits

Jan 29th 2013, 10:58 AM 14,238 Views 44 Comments

Pat is 65 today. He’s looking well…

# pensioner - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Readers’ panel: Pensioner
# Readers Panel
# Readers Panel

Readers’ panel: Pensioner

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 1,975 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.

# pensioner - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

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

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

Dec 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,052 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.

# pensioner - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Looking for the best Halloween costume of 2012? Right here.
# Fresco Jesus
From The Daily Edge
# Fresco Jesus

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

Oct 4th 2012, 11:39 AM 11,830 Views 9 Comments

Oh, hello, Fresco Jesus.

# pensioner - Friday 24 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 24th 2012, 10:56 AM 12,818 Views 25 Comments

The woman isn’t happy.

# pensioner - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Video: 71-year-old foils robbery by pulling gun on teen criminals
# Have A Go Hero
# Have A Go Hero

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

Jul 19th 2012, 4:58 PM 9,038 Views 44 Comments

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

# pensioner - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Poll: Do you contribute to an occupational pension scheme?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you contribute to an occupational pension scheme?

Jun 23rd 2012, 10:39 AM 4,843 Views 24 Comments

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

# pensioner - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Pensioner shot dead in Mayo
# Shooting
# Shooting

Pensioner shot dead in Mayo

May 6th 2012, 5:46 PM 8,194 Views 12 Comments

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

# pensioner - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

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

Man released over murder of pensioner in Kimmage

Jan 10th 2012, 7:44 AM 1,435 Views 3 Comments

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

# pensioner - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Pensioner beaten up in her home
# Assault
# Assault

Pensioner beaten up in her home

Oct 1st 2011, 12:53 PM 244 Views 8 Comments

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

# pensioner - Thursday 30 June, 2011

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

Man charged with posing as Garda and robbing pensioner

Jun 30th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,377 Views 5 Comments

Kenneth Lyons appeared before Cork District Court this morning.

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