The land was originally a site of pagan rituals, abandoned around the 1st Century.
People Born in Armagh
Armagh in People's Lives
Patrick, Apostle of Ireland: I founded Armagh in the 5th Century, with intentions of building a church here. I proclaimed it the most holy place in all of Ireland, a phrase that is still remembered and recited today.
Samuel Finley: I was born here in 1715, the second son of a very religious Irish family.