Tom Johnston, Retired Teacher

Tom Johnston is a retired school teacher and an Achill community champion living in Cloghmore, Achill Island. 

Tom Johnston Part 1 - Achill Oral Histories
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Part 1: Childhood in Achill (0.28); Impact of Emigration (1.38); The Seasons In Achill (3.07); Switching On Electricity in Achill 1952 (4.48); Evenings in Achill (5.45); Turf Saving (7.58); Ashleam Bay (08.57); St Stephen’s Day, Lá na Dreoilín (09.28); Achill Sound (09.10); Television, Cars and Internet (11.06); Slean, Hay and Turf (11.52); Sport (12.40); Second Level Education (13.07); Seasonal Migration Work - Scotland (13.33); Achill as Place (14.53); Seasonal Migration (15.30).

Tom Johnston Part 2 - Achill Oral Histories
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Part 2: Achill, Donegal and Scotland (01.0); Cleveland (1.26); Second Level Education (3.42); Decline of Pupils (04.35); Career as Teacher (04.50); Drama and Plays (08.15); Gaelic Athletic Association GAA (13.55). 

Tom Johnston Part 3 - Achill Oral Histories
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Part 3: Importance of Local History (01.0); Unconsecrated Graves (09.30); CD Achill Place Names (15.00).

Portrait of Tom Johnston 9th May 2022 In His Home in Ashleam, Achill Island. Photographer: By Kate Mount.

Portrait of Tom Johnston 9th May 2022. Ashleam, Achill Island.

Photo Credit: Kate Mount. Copyright Kate Mount 2022