from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A town of southern Northern Ireland. Reputedly founded by Saint Patrick, it is the seat of both the Roman Catholic and Protestant primates of Ireland. Population: 12,700.


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  • ARMAGH: Extraordinary Form Mass has occurred on a few occasions in the primatial see in the past two years - in Cookestown, Co Tyrone; in Clohogue Church outside Newry,Co Armagh; and in St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh.

    The Situation of the Classical Roman Rite in Ireland, two years after Summorum Pontificum

  • The Belfast Telegraph has a letter that I think bears repetition: Our own observatory at Armagh is one of the oldest in the world and has been observing solar cycles for more than 200 years.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Last year, I had a tree planted on a hill in Armagh with your name on it.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • The first occurred at Ard Mhacha, which we now call Armagh.

    The Pawprints of History

  • The tie of the round is the Ulster clash between Fermanagh and Armagh, which is sure to be

    RTÉ News

  • Book chronicles development of 'city of saints and scholars' Armagh's rich history - ecclesiastical and secular - from ancient fort to modern city, is described in a new book, writes Rebecca Black

    Irish Historic Towns Atlas project

  • I regret that this important statutory safeguard will only be available in that part of the Diocese of Armagh which is in Northern Ireland. Breaking News

  • The death of Majella O'Hare followed a spate of sectarian murders in south Armagh.

    Ministry of Defence says sorry for murder of Majella O'Hare

  • Moments later, she lay dying on a country road in County Armagh, shot in the back by a paratrooper.

    Ministry of Defence says sorry for murder of Majella O'Hare

  • A Sinn Fein press release from 1997: Statement from Sinn Féin's chief negotiator, Martin McGuinness, who sought an urgent meeting today with the British security Minister Adam Ingram at which he expressed grave concern at the dangerous situation developing in north Armagh with the campaign of harassment and violence being waged against Lurgan republican Colin Duffy and the nationalist people of north Armagh.

    BBC investigative journalism


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