A man, aged in his 80s, was pronounced dead at St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny last night
Gardaí in Cork and Carlow have launched separate investigations after two men were found dead.
At around 10 am yesterday, a man in his 50s was found on the grounds of a school on the Blackroad Road in Cork.
His body was removed to Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem will be carried out.
Gardaí say the matter is being treated at a sudden death.
In Carlow, meanwhile, a man in his 80s was discovered yesterday and taken to St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny by ambulance.
He was later pronounced dead.
A post-mortem will take place today.