Armagh (barony)

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Armagh
Ard Mhacha[1](Irish)
Location of Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Location of Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Northern Ireland
County Armagh
For other uses, see Armagh (disambiguation).

Armagh (named after the city of Armagh) is a barony in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.[2] It lies in the west of the county, bordering County Tyrone with its north-western boundary, and bordering the Republic of Ireland with its southern boundary. It is bordered by five other baronies in Northern Ireland: Tiranny to the west; Dungannon Middle to the north-west; Oneilland West to the north-east; Fews Lower to the east; and Fews Upper to the south-east.[2] It also borders to the south the barony of Cremorne in the Republic of Ireland.

Geographical features[edit]

Some of the geographical features of Armagh barony include:[1]

  • Clay Lake and Loughnashade
  • Kinnegoe Bog
  • Creaghan Stream
  • Yellow Ford, where the Battle of the Yellow Ford took place in 1598

List of settlements[edit]

Below is a list of settlements in Armagh:[1]

Towns[edit]

  • Armagh (also part in barony of Oneilland West)

Villages and population centres[edit]

List of civil parishes[edit]

Below is a list of civil parishes in Armagh:[3][4]

  • Armagh (split with barony of Oneilland West)
  • Clonfeacle (split with baronies of Dungannon Middle and Oneilland West)
  • Derrynoose (split with barony of Tiranny)
  • Eglish (split with barony of Tiranny)
  • Grange (split with barony of Oneilland West)
  • Keady (split with barony of Tiranny)
  • Lisnadill (split with baronies of Fews Lower and Fews Upper)
  • Loughgall (split with barony of Oneilland West)
  • Tynan (split with barony of Tiranny)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Armagh". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 8 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  3. ^ PRONI Civil Parishes of County Armagh
  4. ^ Baronies and civil parishes of County Armagh