School: Johnstown, Arklow

Location:
Johnstown Lower, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Nelly Bolger

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Local Place Names

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0923, Page 067

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Local Place Names

Ballykilty, the townland of the Kiltys
The Kiltys were a great old Irish family who gave their name to this town land. Some of their descendants live in the townland still. They were a great fighting family and owned a lot of land.
Kilcarra: church quarters. Long ago there was an old church here. They old people still point out the site.

Collector
Cairbre O Lionáin
Gender
male
Informant
Seán Mac Feiritéir
Gender
male
Age
80
Language
English