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# Pensioner

Last year
# Kildare
Teenage boy remanded in custody over burglary at pensioner's home
A 72-year-old man was hospitalised after being attacked near his home in Celbridge last week.
# Kildare
Pensioner (72) attacked by gang of men who were trying to break into his shed
The incident happened late last night.
All time
My2020: 'I am so angry at those who have breached the Covid rules'
Don is in his 80s and lives alone. He and his befriender Dana discuss a tough year.
# Cork
Body of pensioner (84) left undiscovered in Cork sitting room for seven months, inquest hears
The coroner said it was ‘disheartening’ that the man’s absence from day-to-day life was not noted sooner.
# Douglas
Man (21) released without charge over death of Cork pensioner Joe O'Callaghan
It’s understood that the 21-year-old was known to the victim.
# brian dunne
Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief
Brian Dunne (33) was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the offences.
# Courts
Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence
The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.
# Rosie Hanrahan
'I've never seen so much anger': Warning against vigilante groups after murder of Limerick pensioner
The body of Rosie Hanrahan, aged 78, was found in her home at New Road Thomondgate in Limerick last Friday.
# Limerick
Limerick pensioners warned to install safety alarms after suspicious death of 78-year-old woman
The body of Rosie Hanrahan, aged 78, was found in her home at New Road Thomondgate in Limerick last Friday.
# appeal
Rapist who appealed to keep his State pension loses case to have his 12 year sentence reduced
The 77-year-old,had denied 60 counts of sexual assaulting and 14 counts of raping his daughter.
# Fraud
Pensioner who stole over €200,000 in State benefits avoids jail
She has been given a suspended sentence.
# Lambeth
Reward offered after 'vicious' assault on pensioner in London
The 82-year-old was knocked to the ground and punched in the face by a woman who had asked her for money.
# West Belfast
Female pensioner arrested after 74-year-old man scammed out of thousands of pounds
The man had been the victim of a scam involving alleged Ministry of Justice bank charges.
# Arrested
Irish pensioner arrested in Cyprus after loaded guns and crossbow found in his home
The man is being questioned by police.
Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire
The incident happened in the townland of Glaiseach Bheag.
# need for speed
Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway
The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.
# Courts
Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month
27-year-old Ruzmond Muwaniri, who suffers from schizophrenia, is also facing sentencing for punching another man in the face and smashing his teeth.
# Marie McNally
Pensioner tells court of suffering after her carer stole €40k inheritance
The pensioner’s two sons had been killed in the past few years and was in ill health when she was robbed.
# Baltinglass
Gardaí appeal for information on men who beat Wicklow pensioner with iron bar
The assault occurred when three men broke into the pensioner’s (a man in his late 80s) home on the night of 16 March.
# Liveline
Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife
Appearing on RTÉ’s Liveline earlier today, a pensioner described the experience in which his wallet was stolen.
# Austria
Pensioner's body found with wife's head encased in concrete
Police suspect a murder-suicide as there are no indication of involvement by a third party.
# tough lady
Pensioner wins battle with Ulster Bank over £1,000 lodged in 1975
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.
# Finglas
After "months of anguish for his bereft family", Thomas Kennedy will be laid to rest
The 81-year-old went missing last summer but his remains were not identified until last week.
# Northern Ireland
Pensioner suffers cuts to his face and a hand injury after being assaulted in his home
A quantity of cash and other items were taken during the burglary.
# tough granny
Elderly woman in Kent fights off mugger by punching him in the mouth
The woman was walking her dog early this morning when the man grabbed her.
# Assault
Pensioner stabbed with pen after bus argument
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
What. A. Badass.
# Death
Man arrested in connection to the death of pensioner James Mulqueen in 2009
James Mulqueen was 92-years-old when he died five years ago.
# Dublin
Pensioner hospitalised after serious assault in Coolock
The 77-year-old was assaulted at an apartment in Coolock.
# girl's best friend
Pensioner wins $5,000 diamond… then swallows it
Luckily, she was already scheduled for a colonoscopy.
# Never too old
Here is a 90-year-old woman in a virtual reality helmet
And loving it.
# Birthday Boy
Happy Birthday Pat Kenny, here are your best bits
Pat is 65 today. He’s looking well…
# readers panel
Readers’ panel: Pensioner
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.
# Budget 2013
Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?
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.
# fresco jesus
Looking for the best Halloween costume of 2012? Right here.
Oh, hello, Fresco Jesus.
# fresco fiasco
That pensioner who botched the fresco? Here's who she's blaming...
The woman isn’t happy.
# have a go hero
Video: 71-year-old foils robbery by pulling gun on teen criminals
…and he wasted no time in taking aim and firing.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you contribute to an occupational pension scheme?
Irish Pensions Board has expressed concern over drop in occupational pension scheme members – are you one?
# Shooting
Pensioner shot dead in Mayo
A younger man has been arrested after the 71-year-old died from his injuries.
# Stabbing
Man released over murder of pensioner in Kimmage
Edward Boyan was found stabbed in the chest, by firefighters who were called to a blaze at his retirement flat.