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Keady, County Armagh

Origin

Ir. An Céide [an kedga] ‘the flat-topped hill’.

Background

10km S of Armagh

bar: Armagh

The parish of Keady formed part of the neighbouring parish of Derrynoose until 1773 [An Chéideadh c.1854].

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

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Barony
Armagh
Parish
Keady
Parish in 1851
Keady
Townland
None
Place name ID
18243
Place name type
P