Gardai launch investigations

Gardai in Cork and Carlow have launched separate investigations after two men were found dead.

Yesterday at around 10 am 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.

Gardai say the matter is being treated at a sudden death.

While in Carlow a man in his 80s was taken to St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny by ambulance yesterday where he was pronounced dead.

A post mortem will take place today.