Books About Co. Armagh

The following are a list of book titles relating to Co. Antrim. The topics are varied: history, heritage, geology, language and some tourist guides. Some of these may be easily obtainable, some are rare and out of print. Some are books and some pamphlets.

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This list is arranged alphabetically by author. For the most part the publisher and year of publication are also included. You can use your browser to search for a particular word or you can read through the list. It is hoped to add to this list of books from time to time.

For these entries the highlighted name is usually the author, then, the name of the book. Followed by theh place of publication and sometimes the publisher, then the year of publication.

Allison, Herbert Thackwray, 1854-1947. – The way we were : historic Armagh photographs from the Allison Collection /. Belfast:Friar’s Bush, in association with the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland,1993
Along the black pig’s dyke : folklore from Monaghan and south Armagh. – [Castleblayney] : Castleblayney Community Enterprise, 1993
Anderson, Michael. – St Joseph’s Church, Poyntzpass : its parish priests and curates 1788-1996 :. – [Poyntzpass] : The Author, 1996.
Armagh history & society : : interdisciplinary essays on the history of an Irish county / editors: A.J. Hughes and William Nolan. – Dublin : Geography Publications, 2001

Armagh, Ire. (Archdiocese). The records of the Archbishops of Armagh : being an indexed catalogue of manuscripts, documents and books in the Archiepiscopal Registry of Armagh /[comp.] by H. W. Love . – Dundalk : Dundalgan Press, 1965.
Armagh, Ireland, Public Library. – Catalogue of manuscripts in the Public Library of Armagh, 1928 / compiled by. – Dundalk : Printed for the Governors and Guardians by W. Tempest, 1928
Alexander, William, 1824-1911. – Primate Alexander, Archbishop of Armagh : a memoir / edited by Eleanor Alexa. – London : Arnold, 1913
Arnold, R. M.. – The golden years of the Great Northern Railway. – Part 2: Newry, Armagh and. – Belfast : Blackstaff Press, 1980.
Asthore. The bard of Armagh. For auld lang syne. The Irish emigrant. Over th. – Dublin : J. Arigho & Sons, Christchurch Place and Kilmainham
Atkinson, Edward D. Dromore, an Ulster Diocese. Dundalk, 1925

Bassett, George Henry. – County Armagh 100 years ago : a guide and directory 1888. – Belfast : Friars Bush, 1989
Bell, Brian J., Rev. A History of Garmany’s Grove Presbyterian Church. Armagh, 1970
Book of County Armagh.County Armagh 100 years ago :a guide and directory 1888

Canavan, T. Frontier Town: an illustrated History of Newry. Belfast, Blackstaff Press
Catalogue of the fine, extensive and valuable library of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Gosford K.P. : (removed from Gosford Castle, Armagh, Ireland) […] to be sold by auction by Messrs. Puttick and Simpson […]
[London:G. Norman and son, printers,1884]
Catholic Church, Archdiocese of Armagh, Archbishop (1361-1380 : Milo Sweteman). – The register of Milo Sweteman Archbishop of Armagh, 1361-1380 / edited by Br. – Dublin : Irish Manuscripts Com.. Dublin:Irish Manuscripts Commission,1996
Coote, Sir, Charles, 1765-1857. – Statistical survey of the county of Armagh, with observations on the means of improvement :drawn up in the years 1802, and 1803, for the consideration, and under the direction of the Dublin society /By Sir Charles Coote, bart- Dublin : Printed by Graisberry and Campbell, 1804
Cosgrove, Art. – The Armagh registers : an under-explored source for late medieval Ireland /.
Currie, J. R. L. (James Russell Leslie). – The runaway train : Armagh (1889). – Newton Abbot : David and Charles, 1971
Cullen, Paul, 1803-1878. – Pastoral letter to the Catholic clergy and laity of the Archdiocess of Armagh /by the Most Rev. Paul Cullen. – Rome : at the Printing Office of the Propaganda, 1850.

De Paor, Liam. – The aggrandisement of Armagh
Doherty, Charles. – The cult of St Patrick and the politics of Armagh in the seventh century / C
Descriptive and historical guide to Dundalk and district : including the northern part of the County of Louth and part of the County of Armagh /compiled by H. G. Tempest Dundalk : Dundalgan Press, 1917
Dix, Ernest Reginald McClintock, 1857-1936. – List of books and pamphlets printed in Armagh in the eighteenth century. – 2nd ed. – Dundrum : Cuala Press, 1910. – (Irish bibliographical pamphlet 2
Dickson, William Steel, 1744-1824. – A narrative of the confinement and exile of William Steel Dickson, D.D. : fo. – Dublin : Printed for the author; by J. Stockdale, 1812.
Donaldson, John. An Historical and Statistical Account of the Barony of Upper Fews.
Dreyer, J. L. E (John Louis Emil), 1852-1926. – An historical account of the Armagh observatory. Armagh : H. Greenwood, Printer, 1883

Galogly, John. The History of St. Patrick’s Parish, Armagh. 1880
Greig, William. – General report on the Gosford Estates in County Armagh 1821. – Belfast : H.M.S.O. (for the) Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, 1976.
Gwynn, Aubrey. – The medieval province of Armagh, 1470-1545. Dundalk : W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press, 1946

Hanna, Denis O’D. – The face of Ulster : Antrim, Londonderry, Fermanagh, Tyrone, Armagh, Monagha. – London; New York : Batsford, 1952. – (The Face of Britain).
Hogan, Edmund, 1831-1917. – Outlines of the grammar of old-Irish, with text and vocabulary
Dublin : the Gaelic League : Sealy, Bryers, and Walker, 1900
Hogg, M.B., Rev. Keady Parish: A Short History of its church and its people. 1928

Jefferies, Henry A.. – Priests and prelates of Armagh in the age of reformations, 1518-1558. – Dublin : Four Courts Press, 1997

Keenan, Padraic. – The parish of seagoe / by Bernard J. Mooney [and] Padraic Keenan. – [Northern Ireland? : s.n.], 1954.
Knox, Robert Buick. – James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh. – Cardiff : University of Wales P, 1967

Lennon, Colm. – An Irish prisoner of conscience in the Tudor era : Archbishop Richard Creagh. – Dublin : Four Courts, 1999.
Leslie, James B (James Blennerhassett). – Armagh clergy and parishes : being an account of the clergy of the Church of. – Dundalk : W. Tempest, 1911.
Leslie, James B (James Blennerhassett). – Armagh clergy and parishes.Supplement to “Armagh clergy & parishes” :continuation of the biographical succession lists of the clergy of Armagh diocese up to 1947 with additions–pre-Reformation and post-Reformation and corrections and notes. – Dundalk, [Ire.] : W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press, 1948
Liber Ardmachanus : the book of Armagh / ed. with introduction and appendice. – Dublin : Hodges, Figgis & co., ltd; London; Williams & Norgate, 1913.
Lombard, Peter, Archbishop of Armagh, d. 1625. – The Irish war of defence, 1598-1600 : extracts from the Hibernia Insula commentarius of Peter Lombard, Archbishop of Armagh /edited, with introduction and translation, by Matthew J. Byrne Dublin;Cork:Cork University Press,1930

Macan, John David, 1949-. – MacCana of Clanbrassil : An ancestral and family history – Queensland : John Macan, 1997
Macaulay, Ambrose. – William Crolly : Archbishop of Armagh, 1835-49. – Blackrock, Co. Dublin : Four Courts Press, 1994
MacDonald, Darach, 1953-. – The chosen fews : exploding myths in South Armagh- Cork : Mercier, 2000
Marshall, John J. (MRSAI). – History of Charlemont Fort and Borough, in the county of Armagh, and of Mountjoy Fort in the county of Tyrone. – Dungannon : Tyrone Printing Co., 1921.
McCafferty, John. – The Act Book of the Armagh Diocese 1518-1522 : A text and introduction. – Dublin : University College Dublin, 1991.
McGorry, F.X. Lurgan, an Irish Provincial Town. Inglewood Press, 1993
Mitchell, Gary. – Tearing the loom and In a little world of our own / Gary Mitchell. – London : Nick Hern, 1998 London:Nick Hern,[1998]
Montague, John, 1929-. – Time in Armagh. – Oldcastle, Co. Meath : Gallery Press, 1993
Murphy, Michael J. (Michael Joseph), 1913-. – Sayings and stories from Slieve Gullion : Ireland’s most mysterious mountain. – Dundalk : Dundalgan Press, 1990
Murray, Lawrence P., Rev. History of the Parish of Creggan in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Dundalk 1940

Nelson, S. History of the Parish of Creggan ni Cos Armagh and Louth from 1611 to 1840. 1974

Ó Fiaich, Tomás, 1923-. – The Church of Armagh under lay control
Ordnance Survey memoirs of Ireland / edited by Angélique Day and Patrick McW. – Vol.1 : Parishes of County Armagh. – 1835-8. – Belfast : Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University, 1990

Paterson, T. G. F. – Country cracks : old tales from the county of Armagh / collected by T. G. F.. – Dundalk : W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press, 1939.
Peep o’day boys and defenders :selected documents on the disturbances in County Armagh, 1784-1796 / edited by David W. Miller. – Belfast : Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, 1990

Rogers, Edward, fl. 1881. – Memoir of the Armagh Cathedral : with an account of the ancient city / by Ed. – Belfast : W. and G. Baird, 1881

Simms, Katharine. – The archbishops of Armagh and the O’Neills 1347-1471 / Katherine Simms
Stuart, James, 1713-1788. Historical memoirs of the city of Armagh / revised, corrected and largely re-written by Rev. Ambrose Coleman. – New ed.. – Dublin : Browne and Nolan; M.H. Gill, 1900.
Stuart, James, 1764-1842. – Historical memoirs of the city of Armagh – New ed., rev., cor., and largely re-written by Rev. Ambrose Coleman. – Dublin : Browne & Nolan, 1900

The Irish ecclesiastical register :Part first, containing the names of dignitaries and parochial clergy, with the dates of their admission; the names and denominations of the parishes, and their reputed patrons; in the Province of Armagh: together with ecclesiastical annals; and an accountof the monies granted for building churches & glebe houses, in each diocese /Edited underthe sanction of the Board of First Fruits by J.C. Erck,…Dublin;London:published by R. Milliken, N. Mahon, and R.M. Tims:M. Keene, and Hodges and McArthur:B. Dugdale and C.P. Archer:A. Watson:and other booksellers in Dublin:Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Browne:and C. P. Rivington,1824-1830

Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland), Library. – Report on the correspondence and papers of Lord John George de la Poer Beresford (1773-1862) :Archbishop of Armagh and chancellor of Dublin University, 1799-1862, and on the papers of John Coillard Erck (d 1851), ecclesiastical commissioner for Ireland, 19th century London:Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts for Trinity College Dublin,1976