Dappled with apple orchards, Armagh was once the ancient seat of St Patrick. Today, it’s the perfect place to catch a traditional music session or enjoy a gentle spot of sightseeing.

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Dappled with apple orchards, Armagh was once the ancient seat of St Patrick. Today, it’s the perfect place to catch a traditional music session or enjoy a gentle spot of sightseeing.

Passage of Time, Star Trails, Ballykeel Dolmen, Armagh, Northern Ireland Copyright: Gary McParland

Passage of Time, Star Trails, Ballykeel Dolmen, Armagh, Northern Ireland Copyright: Gary McParland

Kilnasaggart Stone, County Armagh, Northern Ireland Old Irish inscription is translated as 'this place, bequeathed by Ternoc, son of Cernan the Little under the patronage of Peter the Apostle', erected in the early 700's AD, making it the earliest datable stone monument in Ireland. It is decorated with ten crosses and excavations in 1966 and 1968 uncovered a number of stone built and dug graves nearby. Close to the pillar are several small stones, some with crosses.

Kilnasaggart Stone, County Armagh, Northern Ireland Old Irish inscription is translated as 'this place, bequeathed by Ternoc, son of Cernan the Little under the patronage of Peter the Apostle', erected in the early 700's AD, making it the earliest datable stone monument in Ireland. It is decorated with ten crosses and excavations in 1966 and 1968 uncovered a number of stone built and dug graves nearby. Close to the pillar are several small stones, some with crosses.

32 Counties of Ireland. Home to craggy cliffs and windswept valleys, to ancient castles and modern cities and roads that unfurl like ribbons, Ireland is uncommonly rich with both natural wonders and manmade attractions.

32 Counties of Ireland. Home to craggy cliffs and windswept valleys, to ancient castles and modern cities and roads that unfurl like ribbons, Ireland is uncommonly rich with both natural wonders and manmade attractions.

"The Book of Kells" and "The Book of Armagh" , housed in St Patricks Cathedral (Church of Ireland) , Armagh.

"The Book of Kells" and "The Book of Armagh" , housed in St Patricks Cathedral (Church of Ireland) , Armagh.

Ballykeel Dolmen County Armagh, Ireland;  nicknamed 'The Hag's Chair';  the capstone is about 10 feet long;  photo by mini pixel

Ballykeel Dolmen County Armagh, Ireland; nicknamed 'The Hag's Chair'; the capstone is about 10 feet long; photo by mini pixel

NORTHERN IRELAND. Keady, South Armagh. Double sanger. 2006.

NORTHERN IRELAND. Keady, South Armagh. Double sanger. 2006.

Ulster Ancestry undertake ancestral research family history research here in the Province of Ulster primarily in the Counties of Antrim, Armagh, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Down, Londonderry/Derry and Donegal.

Ulster Ancestry undertake ancestral research family history research here in the Province of Ulster primarily in the Counties of Antrim, Armagh, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Down, Londonderry/Derry and Donegal.

Northern Ireland, Ulster Map.  I have ancestors who came from Antrim and Armagh.  Would love to research family in Ireland.

Northern Ireland, Ulster Map. I have ancestors who came from Antrim and Armagh. Would love to research family in Ireland.

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