Fews Lower is a barony in County Armagh. Its lies in the centre of the county, with an enclave lying just to the south-east. The main portion is bordered by four other baronies: Armagh to the west; Oneilland West to the north; Orior Lower to the east; and Fews Upper to the south. Fews Upper and Orior Lower also border the enclave to its north and west, with Orior Upper to its south-west. The Fews Mountains run through both Fews Lower and Upper, the highest peak of which in Fews Lower is, Deadman's Hill, which stands at 1,178 ft. The name is from the Irish Feá/Feadha, meaning "the woods".
List of settlements
Below is a list of settlements in Fews Lower:
Villages and population centres
- Loughgilly (also part in the baronies of Orior Lower and Upper)
List of parishes
- Kilclooney (split with barony Orior Lower)
- Kildarton (split with Oneilland West)
- Lisnadill (split with the baronies of Armagh and Fews Upper)
- Loughgilly (split with barony of Orior Lower and Orior Upper, it also contains the enclave)
- Mullaghbrack (split with barony of Oneilland West)
- PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
- "Atlas and Cyclopedia of Ireland (1900)". Library Ireland. http://www.libraryireland.com/Atlas/Armagh.php. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
- Placenames Database of Ireland
- Anthony David Mills. "A Dictionary of British Place-names". Oxford University Press. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=w_B0Ouj5VC0C&pg=PT66&lpg=PT66&dq=aird+ulad&source=bl&ots=rVZeaNt69e&sig=8sA4p4TGJjWv6ilFWZ4a6bp1Frg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bvsOUPj_DMmxhAfPmoC4Dg&ved=0CFQQ6AEwAg#v=snippet&q=fews&f=false. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
- A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. Oxford Reference.
- "Fews Lower". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. http://www.logainm.ie/291.aspx. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
- PRONI Civil Parishes of County Armagh
- Baronies and civil parishes of County Armagh