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St Luke's church, Ballymoyer

Ballymoyer or Ballymyre, is a civil parish in the historic barony of Upper Fews, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, 3 miles north-east of Newtownhamilton.

Ballymoyer, the house and estate, and once the seat of Sir Walter Synnot (1742-1821), is a National Trust property open to the public.

The walls of the original church of St Luke's were erected in the reign of Charles I but remained unroofed, due to the murder of the appointed clergyman, until 1775, when Archbishop Robinson commissioned it to be finished. The present church was then built in 1822 with the help of a donation of £900 from the late Board of First Fruits. The nearby glebe-house was built in 1825 with a loan from the Board.


Coordinates: 54°12′58″N 6°31′48″W / 54.216°N 6.530°W / 54.216; -6.530

The local primary school is St Malachys and it is situated beside St Malachys chapel.