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Arts and crafts in Armagh

Armagh (including Newry and Craigavon (Lurgan and Portadown)) is in Northern Ireland. It has a population of around 175,000 and covers approximately 132,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Down, Tyrone.

County flag of ArmaghSome of the larger and well known towns in County Armagh include Newry and Craigavon.

Whilst in Armagh you could visit among other places, the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium. Originally built in 1789, it fuses together science and history.

George William Russell

(Born 1867 in Lurgan in Armagh), Fiction, Painting, Poetry

Russell was a writer, poet, artist and more. He wrote two novels, The Interpreters and The Avatars. There is a bust of Russell in Merrion Square in Dublin. There is also a plaque on 84 Merrion Square that reads, George William Russell AE 1867 1935 Poet Mystic Painter Co-operator worked here.