Places of Interest
The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the city's World War Two heritage.
Drumcairn Mill, Armagh, Co. Armagh
Over the years, Drumcairn Mill in Armagh and the nearby Mill Row houses have endured some hard times. American GIs brought a little bit of glamour in 1943.
Gough Barracks, Armagh, Co. Armagh
Gough Barracks was a military base in Armagh. For most of its history, it was home to the Royal Irish Fusiliers as well as the US Army during World War Two.
Palace Stables, Armagh, Co. Armagh
The Palace Stables in Armagh is a heritage centre set in parkland dating back to the 1700s, created by the Archbishops of the Church of Ireland in the city.
St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, Armagh, Co. Armagh
St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral in Armagh City, Co. Armagh held services throughout World War Two. Service personnel from many countries attended.
The Mall, Armagh, Co. Armagh
On 1st April 1944, thousands of men from the United States Army 2nd Infantry Division lined The Mall in Armagh to hear the words of General George S Patton.