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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Oldest Woman

All time
# sarah clancy
Oldest person in Ireland Sarah Clancy passes away aged 108
Sarah Clancy died in her sleep at home in Connemara.
# up and up
Life expectancy: Good news for Irish women (and not-too-bad news for Irish men)
We’re living longer. And longer.
Kathleen Rollins Snavely, Ireland's oldest woman, dies at the age of 113
The former businesswoman lived through two centuries, two world wars and the Great Depression.
# Still going strong
Michael Collins was 9 years old when this woman was born
Susannah Mushatt Jones has celebrated her 116th birthday.
# long long life
The world's oldest woman has died...
Gertrude Weaver had only attained the accolade five days ago.
# In Pictures
The world's oldest woman has a 90-year-old son
At 114 years and 359 days old, Misao Okawa is the world’s oldest living woman.