We’d like to welcome you to Armagh to meet the legendary characters associated with our City.
During this walking tour, suitable for all ages, you will encounter 3 great warriors – Cú Chulainn known as the hound of Ulster, Brian Boru the most famous High King of Ireland, a fierce opponent of the Vikings together with a female warrior Goddess Queen Macha who lends her name to this city Ard Mhacha, Armagh, the height of Macha. We will explore our spiritual past with tales of St. Patrick from the 5th Century and Archbishop Richard Robinson of the 18th Century. All of these personalities have put Armagh on the map. Take this opportunity to delve into our past in a light hearted journey around our ancient city centre, tapping into our history and heritage.
Dress appropriately for all types of weather. Duration of Tour: approx 105 mins A reasonable level of fitness is required for this event which includes steep gradients. Children’s ticket is applicable to those age 12 and under.
The starting point of the tour is the Turning Point sphere/sculpture located in The Mall at the end closest to Armagh Gaol.
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Turning Point Sphere/Sculpture, The Mall (Gaol end)
Saturday February 12 and Saturday February 19, 2022 at 11am, 2pm and 4pm