Province of Armagh
Redcoloured areas
ChurchChurch of Ireland
Metropolitan bishopArchbishop of Armagh
CathedralSt Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh
Seat at St. Patrick's Cathedral

The United Provinces of Armagh and Tuam, commonly called the Province of Armagh,[1] and also known as the Northern Province, is one of the two ecclesiastical provinces that together form the Anglican Church of Ireland; the other is the Province of Dublin. The province has existed since 1833, when the ancient Province of Armagh was merged with the Province of Tuam. The Archbishop of Armagh is its metropolitan bishop.

Geographic remit

There are six suffragan dioceses in the Province, which cover all of Northern Ireland and, in the Republic of Ireland, the counties of Donegal, Monaghan, Cavan, Louth, Leitrim, part of Sligo, Roscommon (except for its very south), Longford. It covers approximately half of the island of Ireland.

The dioceses are:

See also


  1. ^ Robin Marsh (2007). "Diocese of Armagh: History". Archived from the original on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 23 January 2009.