DOWNS, a village, in the parish of KILCOOLE, barony of NEWCASTLE, county of WICKLOW, and province of LEINSTER, 12 miles (N.) from Newtown-Mount-Kennedy; containing 171 inhabitants and 35 houses, the greater part of which are small thatched tenements. It has a station of the constabulary police; and fairs are held on Jan. 12th, May 4th, Aug. 5th, and Nov. 12th, chiefly for cattle and pigs. Here are the ruins of an old church. The " Glen of the Downs" is described under the head of Delgany.

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