The elderly English couple found dead in a house in Co Tipperary lived like "ghosts" who kept themselves to themselves and rarely ventured out of the house, according to locals.
Gardaí confirmed their bodies had been discovered on Monday afternoon in the townland of Cloneen, near the Tipperary-Kilkenny border.
They are understood to have bought the house from a local man about 10 years ago. A local resident said the couple had planned to sell the house, which lead locals to believe the pair have moved back to Britain.
Dublin Airport delays
A number of North American-based airlines have written to the Government regarding recent delays as Dublin Airport.
Delta, United and Air Canada were among those which signed the letter, claiming long queues at the airport resulted in delays and complaints to the airlines from passengers.
This comes as Ryanair's Michael O'Leary warned that flight delays and cancellations will continue "right throughout the summer" as airports suffer amid staff shortages.
Aideen Kennedy funeral
Former journalist Aideen Kennedy was an inspiration who lit up every room she entered, mourners at her funeral have heard.
The 43-year-old mother of two, who was best known from her time as a reporter with UTV, died in hospital last week, hours after revealing on social media that she was receiving palliative care for an illness.
Ms Kennedy, from Belfast, was the last surviving sibling of four children.
At the weekend, Ms Kennedy’s former employer said the UTV family was "deeply saddened" at the death of their friend.
People who are eligible for the Covid-19 booster vaccine are being urged to get the shot as infection rates are rising once again.
The number of patients in hospital with the virus increased to over 600 on Tuesday morning, while the HSE's chief clinical officer Dr Colm Henry has raised concerns over growing transmission.
The HSE is now considering making a recommendation to Government regarding the re-introduction of mandatory mask-wearing in some settings.