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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Armagh
Armagh was never questioned, and for many centuries the primates were accustomed to make circuits and visitations through various parts of the country for the collection of their dues.
Armagh, preferring to reside at the arch-episcopal manors of Dromiskin and Termonfechan, in the county of Louth which was within the Pale.
Armagh; HENNESSY AND McCARTHY, Annals of Ulster, 431-1541 (Dublin, 1887-91); VEN.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01729a.htm   (3881 words)

  
  Armagh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Armagh was granted a Royal Charter by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994 and City status was officially re-conferred in 1995.
Armagh is the least populated city in Northern Ireland, and the second least populated in the island of Ireland, Kilkenny being the smallest.
Armagh is the seat of both an Anglican and a Roman Catholic archbishop, the Archbishop of Armagh, both of whom hold the position of Primate of All Ireland for their respective denomination.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Armagh   (765 words)

  
 County Armagh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County Armagh (Contae Ard Mhacha in Irish) is a county in Ulster.
County Armagh is divided for administrative purposes between three district councils: Armagh City and District Council, most of Craigavon Borough Council, and approximately the western third of Newry and Mourne District Council.
The city of Armagh, known as the "city of scholars and saints" is the centre of Christianity on the island of Ireland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/County_Armagh   (401 words)

  
 Armagh: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
County armagh (contae ard mhacha in irish) is one of the six counties that form northern ireland (united kingdom)....
Armagh observatory is an observatory in ireland, based in armagh, northern ireland....
The armagh city and district council is a local council in county armagh in northern ireland....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ar/armagh.htm   (1256 words)

  
 Armagh
is the capital of the county of Armagh, in the province of Ulster, and the ecclesiastical metropolis of Ireland...
For almost 1,000 years, Armagh was the City of Saints and Scholars, producing some of the finest scholars in Britain and Ireland with such works as the Book of Armagh influenced the spread of Christianity throughout Northern Europe.
Armagh is the centre of a district so fertile that it is called the Orchard of Ireland.
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 Lewis: Co. Armagh
It is in the north-east circuit: the assizes are held at Armagh where the county court-house and gaol are situated; and quarter sissions at Armagh, Lurgan, Market-hill, and Ballybott, of which the three last have each a court-house and bridewell.
The living is a perpetual curacy, in the diocese of Armagh, and in the patronage of the Rector of Tynan, who allows a stipend of £50 to the curate, together with the glebe, comprising 54 statute acres, and valued at £56.
The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Armagh, being the corps of the prebend of Tynan in the cathedral of Armagh, and in the patronage of the Lord Primate; the tithes amount to £800.
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 County Armagh, ©Jane Lyons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Ireland's history was largely writ in Armagh, and the destiny of many nations was altered by the men who through the ages left the varied hills and plains of the County and City to carry their messages abroad.
Armagh is the most beautiful inland town in Ireland; there is history in its every stone, but those who would go there should have some kindred spirit to accompany them, with whom to share the charm of the Ancient Citie.
Across the valley on the opposite hill are lifted high to heaven the twin spires of the National Cathedral of St. Patrick, erected by the Roman Catholic Church by National subscription "cum Gloire De agus Onorana h'Eireann" ("To the Glory of God and the Honour of Ireland"), and as a memorial to the National Apostle.
www.from-ireland.net /descrs/arm/coarmaghdes.htm   (4995 words)

  
 Irish Ancestors /Co. Armagh
The cattle-raiding exploits of the kingdom and its conflict with the kingdom of Connacht under Queen Maeve are recorded in the epic Táin Bó Cuailinge, the Cattle-raid of Cooley.
The political significance of the area is doubtless one of the reasons why St Patrick made it the centre of his mission to convert the Irish in the fifth century.
Armagh is still the ecclesiastical capital of both the Roman Catholic church and the Church of Ireland.
scripts.ireland.com /ancestor/browse/counties/ulster/index_ar.htm   (229 words)

  
 North West Passage : : Counties And Regions : County Armagh : Ireland Travel Tourism Tour Irlande Irlanda Irland ...
Nestling among the gentle hills of the Orchard County of Armagh is the ancient city of Armagh, the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland.
Long before St. Patrick chose Armagh as a base to spread Christianity, the area was already a centre of power and influence - for 700 years the kings of Ulster had their royal capital at nearby Navan Fort.
St. Patrick's Trian, Armagh City is an innovative tourist complex with award winning exhibitions on the history of Armagh, the life and works of Saint Patrick and the enchanting land of Lilliput.
www.northwestpassage.org /counties_and_regions/county_armagh   (590 words)

  
 Armagh, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
There is also Armagh Township in Mifflin County.
Armagh is a borough located in Indiana County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Armagh is located at 40°27'13" North, 79°1'50" West (40.453549, -79.030500)
www.dunmore.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Armagh,_Pennsylvania   (403 words)

  
 Armagh Florist | Flower Delivery Armagh, Pennsylvania (PA) | Florists in Armagh
The population of Armagh is approximately 133 (2000).
Armagh is positioned 40.45 degrees north of the equator and 79.03 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Armagh was chartered as a borough on 10 April 1834.
www.albanywebsites.com /ex/asp/city.Armagh-Pennsylvania-Florist-PA/CityId.23741/xe/florists-flower-delivery.htm   (286 words)

  
 Armagh history - Heritage and historical attractions in Armagh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Armagh Cathedral Armagh is believed to be one of the oldest towns of Ireland, and that the hill which is central to Armagh contained a prehistoric settlement.
ARMAGH The ecclesiastical capital of Ireland, with two cathedrals both dedicated to St Patrick.
The Armagh county Museum, is situated on the Mall, has one of the finest County collections in Ireland.
www.countyarmagh.com /armagh_heritage_cathederal.htm   (2670 words)

  
 Armagh
Armagh, with a population of 40,000, is the third largest city of Northern Ireland, after Belfast and Londonderry.
Known as the "Cathedral City," it is the Irish seat of both the Roman Catholic and Church of Ireland (Anglican) churches.
Today's Armagh largely dates to the late 18th Century and owes its distinctive Georgian architecture to Richard Robinson, the Church of Ireland primate of that era.
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 Information County Armagh Ireland Tourist Information Armagh Attractions County Armagh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Armagh is the most venerated of Irish cities.
Robinson was heavily engrossed in his plans to make Armagh a truly ecclesiastical city when he came across the work of Rev. W.A. Hamilton, a local amateur astronomer, and one of his own clergy.
Located at English Street, Armagh, this is an exciting visual presentation on the history of Armagh, the ancient capital of Ulster and ecclesiastical capital of Ireland since the fifth century.
www.ebookireland.com /armagh.htm   (856 words)

  
 Accommodation in Armagh-Map of Armagh-Accommodations Guide.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
County Armagh is steeped in folklore and legend.
A large earthwork on the summit of a hill, Navan was known in legend as Emain Macha, ceremonial and spiritual capital of ancient Ulster, associated wtih tales of the warrior Cuchulainn.
Armagh city is one of Ireland's oldest cities dating back to the time of Saint Patrick.
armagh.goireland.com /scripts/low/xq/asp/areatype.c/areaid.168/qx/area.htm   (406 words)

  
 Armagh Pipers Club - Armagh Pipers Club
There will be 2 sessions of LCM exams held in Armagh in Term 2, one in Spring and one in Summer.
The monthly Family Session takes place in Armagh Harps G.F.C, which is on the Loughgall Road opposite St. Patrick’s P.S. Trad at the Trian is held in the Auditorium of St. Patrick’s Trian in English St.
Armagh Pipers Club promotes a number of links with music groups and festivals in Ireland and abroad.
www.armaghpipers.com   (1280 words)

  
 Armagh rail disaster at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Armagh Sunday school had organized a day trip to the seaside resort of Warrenpoint.
To sell more tickets, three extra carriages had been added at the last minute - the extra weight from these meant that the locomotive had barely enough to power to pull the train out of the station.
As the train left Armagh, it was faced with a long uphill gradient of 1 in 75.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Armagh_rail_disaster.html   (405 words)

  
 Ireland's OWN: Women Freedom Fighters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
With their stance, the women in Armagh Prison had initiated closure to a significant gap in gender inequality within the genre of female militarism, and they had transformed themselves beyond the double-standardisation of female roles previously held within the IRA.
In Armagh Prison, there was a total of 70 women imprisoned; 30 of which were Republican women on protest.
The participation by the women in the Armagh Prison hunger strike not only established a heightened sense of gender awareness, it drew attention to the contributions women could make towards the Republican struggle for freedom, and it created an unbreakable bond with their male counterparts against continued resistance to Brit occupation and oppression.
irelandsown.net /armaghwomen.html   (3450 words)

  
 magoo.com: McGoughs, McGeoughs, and McGeoghs in County Armagh by Hugh McGough
The parishes of Creggan, Forkill, and Killevy lie on the southern border of county Armagh and the northern border of county Louth.
The parish of Tartaraghan adjoins the parish of Killyman to the east, and is on the southwest shore of Lough Neagh.
The civil parish of Eglish is on the western boundary of county Armagh, adjoins the parish of Clonfeacle to the southwest.
www.magoo.com /hugh/armagh.html   (15693 words)

  
 Saint Malachy of Armagh
Malachy O'More was born in 1095 in Armagh, County Down.
However, Armagh had been hereditary for generations and Celsus' family installed his cousin, Murtagh as Archbishop.
In 1132, Malachy assumed pastoral and spiritual care of the Armagh upon the direct command of the papal legate, but left the revenues and temporal care to Murtagh.
www.stmalachi.org /parish/stmalach.htm   (377 words)

  
 Total Ireland - Armagh
Armagh, or Amhann Macha, was the home of the Ulster High Kings for thousands of years, which spawned the legends of the Fianna, and Cu Chullain, (Ireland's version of Arthur and the Round Table).
The natural barrier, between north and south Ireland goes through Armagh, a long sand and gravel ditch, called the Black Pigs Dyke which though it looks man-made, like Hadrian's wall, is in fact a glacial, or Ice-age remnant.
Bordered on the north by Irelands largest lake, Lough Neagh, Armagh is one of the 'Six counties' that make up the current Northern Ireland.
totalireland.com /armagh   (280 words)

  
 Your Place And Mine - Armagh
Curiously, his association with Armagh the centre of the church in Ireland is often overlooked.
Wednesday 12th June 1889 is a date committed to memory as one of Armagh's darkest days.
In the coach house at The Argory in Co Armagh, there were still preserved 'graffiti' which had been painted on the walls by US soldiers over sixty years ago.
www.bbc.co.uk /northernireland/yourplaceandmine/armagh   (152 words)

  
 Armagh College Est. 1902
Based in the heart of the City of Armagh, Northern Ireland, Armagh College spreads over three campuses: Lonsdale; Lisanally and Station Road.
Each year some 400 students from Armagh College progress to the University of their choice, and a further 200 trainees and modern apprentices gain employment locally.
The College has also expanded to encourage adults to return to learning and has developed partnerships with community groups, to enable adults to attend a course close to their home.
www.armaghcollege.ac.uk   (160 words)

  
 Armagh County Museum : Homepage : Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland
Armagh County Museum : Homepage : Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland
Located near the centre of St Patrick's cathedral city, a visit to Armagh County Museum is an ideal way to experience a flavour of the orchard county.
With a range of changing exhibitions throughout the year, the Museum is an ideal place to see and explore the fair county of Armagh.
www.armaghcountymuseum.org.uk   (126 words)

  
 Northern Ireland - County Armagh/City of Armagh
The spiritual capital of Ireland for 1,500 years and the seat of both Protestant and Catholic archbishops, Armagh is the most venerated of Irish cities.
A heritage center in the stables of Armagh's 1770 palace demesne explores a day in the life of the palace in 1776.
The Armagh Story, with its illustrated wall panels, audiovisual displays, sound effects and narrative explanations, explores the evolution of belief, focusing on ancient times, Patrick's arrival to Armagh, the Viking invasions of Ireland and contemporary society.
www.geographia.com /northern-ireland/ukiarm01.htm   (463 words)

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