List of civil parishes of County Armagh

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In Ireland, the counties are divided into civil parishes and parishes are further divided into townlands. The following is a list of parishes in County Armagh. [1]

ParishEtymology or likely etymologyTownlandsSources
Armagh Irish : Ard Mhacha, meaning "Macha's height"24 [2]
Ballymore Irish : an Baile Mór, meaning "the large settlement"47 [3]
Ballymyre Irish : Baile an Mhaoir, meaning "Myre's settlement"8 [4]
Clonfeacle 18 [5]
Creggan Irish : an Creagán, meaning "the rocky place"58 [6]
Derrynoose Irish : Doire Núis42 [7]
Drumcree Irish : Droim Crí, meaning "ridge of/on the border"65 [8]
Eglish Irish : an Eaglais, meaning "the church"60 [9] [10]
Forkill Irish : Foirceal25 [11]
Grange 36 [12]
Jonesborough 3 [13]
Keady Irish : an Céide, meaning "the flat-topped hill"23 [14]
Kilclooney Irish : Cill Chluaine, meaning "church of the meadow"22 [15]
Kildarton 18 [16]
Killevy Irish : Cill Shléibhe, meaning "church of the hill"59 [17]
Killyman 11 [18]
Kilmore Irish : an Chill Mhór, meaning "the big church"51 [19]
Lisnadill Irish : Lios na Daille, meaning "ringfort of the blindness"24 [20] [21]
Loughgall Irish : Loch gCál, meaning "cabbage lake"33 [22]
Loughgilly Irish : Loch Goilí/Loch Gile, meaning "lake of brightness"50 [23] [24]
Magheralin Irish : Machaire Lainne, meaning "plain of the pool"4 [25]
Montiaghs Irish : (Na) Móinteacha, meaning "(the) bogs"10 [26] [27]
Mullaghbrack Irish : an Mullach Breac, meaning "the speckled hilltop"44 [28] [29]
Newry Irish : an tIúr, meaning "the yew"12 [30]
Newtownhamilton 23 [31]
Seagoe Irish : Suidhe Gabha, meaning "sitting place of the smith"47 [32] [33]
Shankill Irish : Seanchill/Seanchoill, meaning "old church/old wood"24 [34] [35]
Tartaraghan 30 [36]
Tynan Irish : Tuíneán, meaning "watercourse"69 [37] [38]

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