Day

August 23, 2013

The Palace Demesne Public Park

Situated within walking distance of the City Centre, for over two hundred years the undulating parkland of the Palace Demesne has been one of the glories of Armagh.  The Demesne, comprising some 300 acres, is the creation of Archbishop Richard Robinson.  The Palace was the...
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Armagh, the Ecclesiastical Capital of Ireland

Armagh has been the ecclesiastical capital of all Ireland since the fifth century, when Saint Patrick founded his church there. Saint Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral stands today on an important Christian site, where Patrick built his original church. Visiting St....
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Armagh Planetarium

Armagh Planetarium reopened in the summer of 2006 following a major refurbishment programme funded by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure. The Digital Theatre has been completely refurbished with the world’s most advanced digital projection system, Digistar 3. A...
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The Navan Centre, Armagh

The Navan Centre interprets one of Ireland’s most important ancient monuments, Navan Fort, the ancient capital and seat of the Kings of Ulster. The Navan Centre offers visitors a unique appreciation of the history of the area through a stimulating exhibition packed full of...
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The Argory

The Argory was built in the 1820s and its hillside location has wonderful views over the gardens and 320 acre wooded estate bordering the River Blackwater. This former home of the MacGeough–Bond family has a splendid stable yard with horse carriages, harness room, acetylene gas...
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Peatlands Park

Peatlands Park, close to the southern shores of Lough Neagh, was the first of its type in the British Isles and was specifically established to promote and facilitate peatland awareness and issues. The peat here has been forming for about 10,000 years. The site was acquired in...
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Irish Arts & Crafts at Benburb

Benburb is set in the lush rolling hills of southeast Tyrone, in the heart of Northern Ireland. Besides the superb scenery and landscapes Benburb Valley Park has many other facilities that cover a wide range of activities. The Blackwater River with its serpentine trails has hewn...
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Hill of The O’Neill and Ranfurly House Arts & Visitor Centre

Situated in Dungannon and located at the top of Market Square is Hill of The O’Neill and the newly refurbished Ranfurly House Arts and Visitor Centre. All visitors are invited to come and discover how Dungannon was once at the centre of world affairs. Learn about the history of...
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