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Kay Hurley
Kay Hurley
Birth: 6 August 1909
County Carlow, Ireland
Death: 17 January 2019
Surrey, England, UK
Age: 109 years, 164 days
Country: Ireland IRLUnited Kingdom UK

Catherine Brigid "Kay" Hurley (neé Duplex; 6 August 1909 – 17 January 2019) was an Irish-British centenarian who was the oldest living Irish-born person since the death of Mary Walsh on 12 April 2018.[1]


Catherine "Kay" Hurley was born as Catherine Duplex in County Carlow in Ireland, on 6 August 1909. Kay moved to England at the age of 21. Kay married Thomas Hurley, a Regimental Sergeant Major in the army, and went to live in Austria whilst he was stationed there. They went on to have two daughters, Betty and Marie, and Kay now has three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Kay and Thomas were married for nearly 71 years until Thomas died in 2003.

Hurley died in Surrey, England, UK on 17 January 2019 at the age of 109 years, 164 days.