List of civil parishes of County Armagh

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In Ireland, the counties are divided into civil parishes and parishes are further divided into townlands. The following is a list of parishes in County Armagh.[1]

Parish Etymology or likely etymology Townlands Sources
Armagh Irish: Ard Mhacha, meaning "Macha's height" 24 [2]
Ballymore Irish: an Baile Mór, meaning "the large settlement" 47 [3]
Ballymyre Irish: Baile an Mhaoir, meaning "Myre's settlement" 8 [4]
Clonfeacle 18 [5]
Creggan Irish: an Creagán, meaning "the rocky place" 58 [6]
Derrynoose Irish: Doire Núis 42 [7]
Drumcree Irish: Droim Crí, meaning "ridge of/on the border" 65 [8]
Eglish Irish: an Eaglais, meaning "the church" 60 [9][10]
Forkill Irish: Foirceal 25 [11]
Grange 36 [12]
Jonesborough 3 [13]
Keady Irish: an Céide, meaning "the flat-topped hill" 23 [14]
Kilclooney Irish: Cill Chluaine, meaning "church of the meadow" 22 [15]
Kildarton 18 [16]
Killevy Irish: Cill Shléibhe, meaning "church of the hill" 59 [17]
Killyman 11 [18]
Kilmore Irish: an Chill Mhór, meaning "the big church" 51 [19]
Lisnadill Irish: Lios na Daille, meaning "ringfort of the blindness" 24 [20][21]
Loughgall Irish: Loch gCál, meaning "cabbage lake" 33 [22]
Loughgilly Irish: Loch Goilí/Loch Gile, meaning "lake of brightness" 50 [23][24]
Magheralin Irish: Machaire Lainne, meaning "plain of the pool" 4 [25]
Montiaghs Irish: (Na) Móinteacha, meaning "(the) bogs" 10 [26][27]
Mullaghbrack Irish: an Mullach Breac, meaning "the speckled hilltop" 44 [28][29]
Newry Irish: an tIúr, meaning "the yew" 12 [30]
Newtownhamilton 23 [31]
Seagoe Irish: Suidhe Gabha, meaning "sitting place of the smith" 47 [32][33]
Shankill Irish: Seanchill/Seanchoill, meaning "old church/old wood" 24 [34][35]
Tartaraghan 30 [36]
Tynan Irish: Tuíneán, meaning "watercourse" 69 [37][38]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parishes of Ulster". Ulster Ancestry. Retrieved 3 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "Armagh". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  3. ^ "Ballymore". Placenames NI. 
  4. ^ "Ballymyre". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  5. ^ "Clonfeacle". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  6. ^ "Creggan". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  7. ^ "Derrynoose". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  8. ^ "Drumcree". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  9. ^ "Eglish". Placenames NI. 
  10. ^ "Eglish". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  11. ^ "Forkill". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  12. ^ "Grange". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  13. ^ "Jonesborough". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  14. ^ "Keady". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  15. ^ "Kilclooney". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  16. ^ "Kildarton". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  17. ^ "Killevy". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  18. ^ "Killyman". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  19. ^ "Kilmore". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  20. ^ "Lisnadill". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  21. ^ "Lisnadill". Placenames NI. 
  22. ^ "Loughgall". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  23. ^ "Loughgilly". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  24. ^ "Loughgilly". Placenames NI. 
  25. ^ "Magheralin". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  26. ^ "Montiaghs". Placenames NI. 
  27. ^ "Montiaghs and Islands". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  28. ^ "Mullaghbrack". Placenames NI. 
  29. ^ "Mullaghbrack". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  30. ^ "Newry". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  31. ^ "Newtownhamilton". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  32. ^ "Seagoe". Placenames NI. 
  33. ^ "Seagoe". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  34. ^ "Shankill". Placenames NI. 
  35. ^ "Shankill". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  36. ^ "Tartaraghan". Placenames Database of Ireland. 
  37. ^ "Tynan". Placenames NI. 
  38. ^ "Tynan". Placenames Database of Ireland.