The old couple found dead in County Tipperary on Monday were named Nicholas and Hillary Smith.
The couple were originally from England and were in their 70s and 80s. The wreckage of the pair may have lay undiscovered in their home for over a year.
The couple’s post-mortem examination was scheduled for Tuesday.
The discovery took place on Monday afternoon in the town of Clonein near the border between County Tipperary and Kilkenny.
It is understood that Mr. and Mrs. Smith bought a house just outside the village of Clonein about 10 years ago.
according to Irish examinerRecently, a local resident felt “intuition” that something was wrong, and he and another resident issued an alarm and decided to ask Gardai for a “welfare check” for the couple.
One resident who asked not to be nominated said Examiner: “I don’t know much about them, and I met them and found few people who spoke to them.
“They were like ghosts. They rarely mixed in, they really stuck to themselves, and you would have a hard time finding someone who knew them.”
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Gardai said they were investigating “all situations.”
The scene was preserved throughout Tuesday until an investigation by the Garda Technical Bureau was conducted.
According to Gardai, the state’s pathologist’s office has been notified.
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