Everyone with the first name Patrick, Patricia or derivations of those names is being urgd to take part, over 1,096 people are needed to secure the record.
The attempt is beng coordinated by the Twin Towns Gathering Group. It's Chairperson Kathy Taff says it's vital that anyone taking part has their birth certificate with them. Anyone who doesn't will not be counted.
She's hoping for a large turnout.......