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Was the smallest of the six countries of Northern Ireland. The chief town is Armagh which has been an archbishopric since the 12th cent.: there is also a Roman catholic archbishopric. The catholic population is strong in the south and in 1921 Armagh council protested against the creation of Northern Ireland and was dissolved.

Subjects: Religion — European History.


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