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 (är-mä′, är′mä′)
A city of southern Northern Ireland. Reputedly founded by Saint Patrick, it is the seat of both the Roman Catholic and Protestant primates of Ireland.


1. (Placename) a historical county of S Northern Ireland: in 1973 it was replaced for administrative purposes by the districts of Armagh and Craigavon. Area: 1326 sq km (512 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a district in Northern Ireland, in Co Armagh. Pop: 55 449 (2003 est). Area: 667 sq km (258 sq miles)
3. (Placename) a town in S Northern Ireland, in Armagh district, Co Armagh: seat of Roman Catholic and Protestant archbishops. Pop: 14 590 (2001)



1. a county in S Northern Ireland. 133,969; 489 sq. mi. (1267 sq. km). Co. seat: Armagh.
2. an administrative district in this county. 50,700; 261 sq. mi. (676 sq. km).
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30am to apply for the transfer to it of a licence at present held by Curley's Supermarkets (Dungannon) Limited for the premises at Unit 1 Lonsdale Road, Armagh, County Armagh being premises of the following kind according to the Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, namely premises specified in Article:-5(1)(b) premises in which the only business carried on under the licence is the business of selling intoxicating liquor by retail for consumption off the premises.
The cheapest was to be found in Armagh, County Armagh, at an average price of 33.