Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Armagh

The Archdiocese of Armagh ( ir: Ard Ard - Deoise Mhacha, Latin: Archidioecesis Armachanus ) is a location in Northern Ireland and Ireland Roman Catholic archdiocese based in Armagh.


The Diocese of Armagh was built in 445 by Pope Leo the Great. The Diocese of Armagh in 1152 by Pope Eugene III was. raised to an archbishopric.

The Archbishop of Armagh is also the Roman Catholic Primate of All Ireland. Since 1893, all archbishops of Armagh were created cardinals, so that Armagh is considered traditionally associated with the cardinal bishopric.


The Archdiocese of Armagh includes the counties Armagh and Louth and parts of counties Londonderry, Meath and Tyrone.