Grave of 219-Year-Old Man Discovered In Limerick, Ireland

Posted by admin on Jan 21, 2013

Japan’s Jiroemon Kimura may have became the world’s oldest man last week aged 115 years, but buried beneath County Limerick soil is a 219-year-old-John Murphy.

The tombstone of the mystery man – who is surely a candidate for the Guinness Book of Records – has been discovered in the cemetery at St John’s Church in Knockainey by a local historian. Michael Quinlan was researching his new book on the church when he came upon the unusual inscription.

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