JOHNSWELL, a village, in the parishes of RATHCOOL and KILDERRY, barony of GOWRAN, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (N.) from Kilkenny, containing 74 houses and 446 inhabitants. It is a constabulary police station, and has a R. C. chapel. Attempts have recently been made to obtain coal at Ballysella, in the neighbourhood, with some prospect of success.

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