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.

Irish supercentenarians[edit]

Below is a list of the oldest people who were born on the island of Ireland.

  Deceased   Living

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age County of birth Place of death
or residence
01 Kathleen Snavely[1] F 16 February 1902 6 July 2015 113 years, 140 days Clare United States
02 Annie Scott[2] F 15 March 1883 21 April 1996 113 years, 37 days Tyrone[3][a] Scotland (UK)
03 Henrietta Irwin[1] F 27 May 1906 15 January 2019 112 years, 233 days Antrim[a] Canada
04 Katherine Plunket[2] F 22 November 1820 14 October 1932 111 years, 327 days Louth Louth
05 Margaret Dolan[1] F 30 August 1893 2 December 2004 111 years, 94 days Galway Galway
06 Jane Webster[4] F 17 April 1906 31 October 2017 111 years, 197 days Antrim[a] England (UK)
07 Catherine Furey[2] F 6 April 1893 30 November 2003 110 years, 238 days Roscommon United States
08 Elizabeth Watkins[2] F 10 March 1863 21 October 1973[5] 110 years, 225 days Antrim[a] Antrim (UK)
09 Ellen Green[1] F 19 July 1878 4 December 1988 110 years, 138 days Antrim[a] Canada
10 Mary Ellen Geaney[1] F 2 January 1886 5 April 1996 110 years, 94 days Cork Cork
11 Maud Nicholl[6] F 3 July 1909 19 September 2019[7] 110 years, 78 days Antrim[a] Antrim (UK)
12 Margaret Bly[1] F 28 June 1894 4 August 2004 110 years, 37 days Donegal United States

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Scott, Irwin, Watkins, Green and Nicholl were born in Northern Ireland, then part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, now part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Supercentenarian Data -- Table E". Gerontology Research Group. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Table B - Verified Supercentenarians (by Chronological Age)". Gerontology Research Group. August 11, 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Oldest woman dies". Irish Independent . 23 April 1996. p. 3. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Jean Webster, longest-lived person born in Northern Ireland". Henley Standard. 13 November 2017. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Deaths". Belfast Telegraph. 23 October 1973. p. 4. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  6. ^ Preston, Allan (4 July 2019). "Ireland's oldest woman Maud's day of laughter celebrating 110th birthday". Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  7. ^ https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/irelands-oldest-woman-maud-nicholl-laid-to-rest-in-ballymena-38529877.html

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