Barony of Armagh

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Barony of Armagh

Armagh is a barony in County Armagh, named after the city of Armagh.[1] It lies in the west of the county, bordering 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 (Tyrone) to the north-west; Oneilland West to the north-east; Fews Lower to the east; and Fews Upper to the south-east.[1] It also borders to the south the barony of Cremorne in the Republic of Ireland.

Geographical features

Some of the geographical features of Armagh barony include:[2]

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

List of settlements

Below is a list of settlements in Armagh:[2]


  • Armagh (also part in barony of Oneilland West)

Villages and population centres

List of parishes

Below is a list of 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)
  • Derrynoose (also partly in barony of Tiranny)
  • 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)
  • Tynan (also partly in barony of Tiranny)


  1. 1.0 1.1 PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Armagh". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 8 June 2011. 
  3. PRONI Civil Parishes of County Armagh
  4. Baronies and civil parishes of County Armagh