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Please NOTE! Additional materials for this county will be found in the Irish Resources page, which has documents and publications covering all of Ireland.

County Armagh, located south of Lough Neagh, is an area of rich farmlands. This was part of the area anciently referred to as Orgial, Oriel, or Uriel, (along with most of Louth and Monaghan) and was here the territory of the O'Hanlon clan. Ptolemy refers to the area as Vinderii and Voluntii. Lesser clans or septs in the area included the O'Kealaghan, McCann, McSherry, O'Heron, O'Loughran, O'Rogan, O'Langan, McCone, McPartlan, McVeagh, McCourt and O'Heany.

25 Most Common Names in Armagh: Hughes Murphy McCann Wilson Campbell Kelly Donnelly Quinn Smith Robinson Johnston Irwin Hanlon Clarke McParland McArdle Burns Thompson Wright McKenna McKeown McShane McKee Graham Rice.

Armagh Publications

{Some of the following publications are available on microfiche only - if you do not have a fiche reader, contact your local library, they probably have one you may use (often with print capabilities as well). Click here for further information on placing an order.}

COUNTY ARMAGH DIRECTORY 1888, Bassett 1888, 4 fiche. Lists businesses and farmers for each town.

INDEXES TO IRISH WILLS (5 Volumes), Phillimore and Thrift 1909/1920
Volume IV (Down, some Antrim and Armagh) 2 fiche.

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