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UK Place
Local nameArd Mhacha
Population14590 ((2001 Census))
Districts of Northern IrelandArmagh
CountryNorthern Ireland
Other Information
Post townARMAGH
Postcode districtBT60, BT61 BT
Dialling code028
UK ParliamentNewry & Armagh
Northern Ireland AssemblyNewry & Armagh

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Armagh ( , ) is a large settlement in Northern Ireland, and the county town of County Armagh. It is a site of historical importance for both Celtic paganism and Christianity and is the seat, for both the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of Ireland, of the Archbishop of Armagh. In 1995, Armagh city was twinned with Razgrad, Bulgaria.

Although classed as a medium-sized town, Armagh was granted city status by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994. Its population of 14,590 (2001 Census) makes it the least-populated city in both Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland.

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Cardinal urges Catholics to help - The Press Association Tweet this news
The Press Association--The Archbishop of -Armagh- and Primate of All Ireland said two big freezes within a month have also not helped by challenging the health of the vulnerable and ... - Date : Thu, 23 Dec 2010 12:35:00 GMT+00:00
Man charged with farmer's murder - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--A 23-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of County -Armagh- farmer Victor Stewart. Peter Joseph Moloney of Drumarg Park in ... - Date : Fri, 24 Dec 2010 07:18:41 GMT+00:00
Man arrested over Co Armagh farmer murder - Belfast Telegraph Tweet this news
Belfast Telegraph--A 26-year-old man has been arrested in England in connection with the murder of a Co -Armagh- dairy farmer. Victor Stewart was found battered to death at his ... - Date : Tue, 21 Dec 2010 05:52:02 GMT+00:00
Stars of future set to show class at St Paul's - Belfast Telegraph Tweet this news
Belfast Telegraph--The remaining two quarter-final ties will be decided today when Kilcar (Donegal) and Shane O'Neill's (-Armagh-) cross swords (1.00pm) while in the other clash ... - Date : Sat, 01 Jan 2011 00:00:46 GMT+00:00
Lurgan houses flooded with sewage - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--Residents of a County -Armagh- housing estate have expressed anger after sewage flooded through their homes. They said that no-one from NI Water had come to ... - Date : Mon, 27 Dec 2010 14:32:56 GMT+00:00
British wrote to relatives of prison protesters - Irish Times Tweet this news
Irish Times--THE BRITISH government of Margaret Thatcher made a determined effort to defuse the escalating dirty protest at the Maze and -Armagh- prisons in 1980 by ... - Date : Fri, 31 Dec 2010 01:21:25 GMT+00:00
'King Rat': a life of crime - Irish Times Tweet this news
Irish Times--His parents split up when he was six and he was sent to a welfare home in Mount Norris, a small town in south -Armagh-. He played Gaelic football and soccer ... - Date : Tue, 14 Sep 2010 23:44:34 GMT+00:00
Armagh man Kevin Fletcher murdered in 'frenzied attack' - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--Police have said a man murdered in -Armagh- last week was stabbed in a brutal attack on a vulnerable person. Kevin Fletcher, 32, was found dead at his flat in ... - Date : Fri, 10 Sep 2010 08:16:15 GMT+00:00
South Armagh diesel plant raided - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--An illegal diesel laundering plant has polluted a rural area of South -Armagh-, according to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Fourteen thousand litres of ... - Date : Wed, 01 Sep 2010 16:42:14 GMT+00:00
Parents found Armagh murder victim - U.TV Tweet this news
U.TV--The parents of murder victim Kevin Fletcher - who found his body in his -Armagh- home - are struggling to cope with their loss, relatives have told UTV. ... - Date : Mon, 06 Sep 2010 18:54:42 GMT+00:00

Cities in Ireland

Republic of IrelandDublin * Cork * Kilkenny* * Limerick * Galway * Waterford
Northern IrelandBelfast * Derry * Armagh * Newry * Lisburn

Places with city status in the United Kingdom

EnglandBath * Birmingham * Bradford * Brighton & Hove * Bristol * Cambridge * Canterbury * Carlisle * Chester * Chichester * Coventry * Derby * Durham * Ely * Exeter * Gloucester * Hereford * Kingston upon Hull * Lancaster * Leeds * Leicester * Lichfield * Lincoln * Liverpool * City of London * Manchester * Newcastle upon Tyne * Norwich * Nottingham * Oxford * Peterborough * Plymouth * Portsmouth * Preston * Ripon * St Albans * Salford * Salisbury * Sheffield * Southampton * Stoke-on-Trent * Sunderland * Truro * Wakefield * Wells * Westminster * Winchester * Wolverhampton * Worcester * York
ScotlandAberdeen * Dundee * Edinburgh * Glasgow * Inverness * Stirling
WalesBangor * Cardiff * Newport * St David's * Swansea
Northern IrelandArmagh * Belfast * Derry * Lisburn * Newry

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