List of Irish supercentenarians

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This list includes Irish supercentenarians (people from Ireland who have attained the age of at least 110 years) whose lifespans have been verified by an international body that specifically deals in longevity research, such as the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). There have been, including emigrants, 10 verified supercentenarians from Ireland. The oldest person ever to die in Ireland was Katherine Plunket at 111 years, 327 days. The oldest ever person born in Ireland was Kathleen Snavely, who died aged 113 years, 140 days in the United States. As of 24 June 2019, there are no reported living supercentenarians from Ireland.

Irish supercentenarians[edit]

Below is a list of the oldest people who have died or are living in the Republic of Ireland.
  Deceased   Living

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age County of birth County of death
1 Katherine Plunket[1] F 22 November 1820 14 October 1932 111 years, 327 days Louth Louth
2 Margaret Dolan[2] F 30 August 1893 2 December 2004 111 years, 94 days Galway Galway
3 Mary Ellen Geaney[2] F 2 January 1886 5 April 1996 110 years, 94 days Cork Cork

Emigrants[edit]

  Deceased   Living

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age County of birth Country of death
1 Kathleen Snavely[2] F 16 February 1902 6 July 2015 113 years, 140 days Clare United States
2 Annie Scott[1] F 15 March 1883 21 April 1996 113 years, 37 days Northern Ireland[a] United Kingdom (Scotland)
3 Henrietta Irwin[2] F 27 May 1906 15 January 2019 112 years, 233 days Northern Ireland[a] Canada
4 Catherine Furey[1] F 6 April 1893 30 November 2003 110 years, 238 days Roscommon United States
5 Elizabeth Watkins[1] F 10 March 1863 31 October 1973 110 years, 235 days Northern Ireland[a] United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
6 Ellen Green[2] F 19 July 1878 4 December 1988 110 years, 138 days Northern Ireland[a] Canada
7 Margaret Bly[2] F 28 June 1894 4 August 2004 110 years, 37 days Donegal United States

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Scott, Irwin, Watkins and Green were born in Northern Ireland which at that time was a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. It is now a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Table B - Verified Supercentenarians (by Chronological Age)". Gerontology Research Group. August 11, 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Supercentenarian Data -- Table E". Gerontology Research Group. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 15 April 2019.

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