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Armagh

ARMAGH   Ard Mhacha. County in Northern Ireland, south of Lough Neagh.   Its southern and western borders are with the Republic.  In the early middle ages it was part of Airgialla, but by 850 the district around the monastery of Armagh, … Continue reading

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Airgialla

AIRGIALLA   Anglicised as Uriel or Oriel. A region of small kingdoms in Ulster until the 13th century, which lay in an area where now are found the counties of Fermanagh, Monaghan, Armagh and Louth, and, in its early years, in … Continue reading

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