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 stateUnited Kingdom
CountryNorthern Ireland
CountyArmagh

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]

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 (also partly in baronies of Dungannon Lower [one townland], Dungannon Middle and Oneilland West)
  • Eglish (split with barony of Tiranny)
  • Grange (split with barony of Oneilland West)
  • Keady (also partly in barony of Tiranny)
  • Lisnadill (split with baronies of Fews Lower and Fews Upper)
  • Loughgall (also partly in barony of Oneilland West)

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