Separate investigations launched in Cork and Carlow following deaths of two men

A man, aged in his 80s, was pronounced dead at St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny last night

Separate investigations launched in Cork and Carlow following deaths of two men

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Updated 14.45

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.