Kildownet, Achill Island in Co. Mayo

At Ailt, Kildownet, you can see the remains of a similar deserted village.

This village was deserted in 1855 when the tenants were evicted by the local landlord so the land could be used for cattle grazing. The tenants were forced to rent holdings in Currane, Dooega and Slievemore.

Others emigrated to America.