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# pensioner - Thursday 17 October, 2019

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.

# pensioner - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

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.

# pensioner - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

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.

# pensioner - Monday 16 April, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

She has been given a suspended sentence.

# pensioner - Friday 18 August, 2017

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.

# pensioner - Friday 21 July, 2017

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.

# pensioner - Friday 31 March, 2017

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

The man is being questioned by police.

# pensioner - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire RIP

Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# pensioner - Thursday 29 May, 2014

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

# pensioner - Thursday 20 March, 2014

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.

# pensioner - Monday 16 September, 2013

Pensioner hospitalised after serious assault in Coolock

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

# pensioner - Friday 26 April, 2013

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

Pensioner wins $5,000 diamond… then swallows it

Luckily, she was already scheduled for a colonoscopy.

# pensioner - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

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

# pensioner - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Happy Birthday Pat Kenny, here are your best bits Birthday Boy This post contains videos

Happy Birthday Pat Kenny, here are your best bits

Pat is 65 today. He’s looking well…

# pensioner - Thursday 6 December, 2012

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.

# pensioner - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

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.

# pensioner - Thursday 4 October, 2012

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

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

Oh, hello, Fresco Jesus.

# pensioner - Friday 24 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge That pensioner who botched the fresco? Here's who she's blaming... Fresco Fiasco This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

…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 This post contains a poll

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?

# pensioner - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Pensioner shot dead in Mayo

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

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

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

Kenneth Lyons appeared before Cork District Court this morning.

# pensioner - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Man charged with murder of Cavan pensioner

An 18-year-old man has been charged with the murder of 73-year-old pensioner Johnny Golden in Co Cavan last year.

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