According to the burial records of the catholic parish of St. James and Hook, Wexford,
Mary Kenny, of Haggard in Hook, died the 15th of October 1850, having survived the worst years of the Famine. She had reached the extraordinary age of 109 years. (Born ~1741). To mark his parishioner's unusual longevity the priest was prompted to remark: 'She had been very poor through life but for some years, save hunger? she kept her faculties to the last.'