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Bronze gargoyle located on a ledge

Gargoyles and Angels in Armagh

On my recent visit to Armagh, I spied a wonderful little gargoyle hidden in a boot-scrapper outside a bank. I stopped to take a look, but as no one else seemed to notice it I moved on quickly to avoid any questioning stares. As I turned the corner I did a double take when I spied an angel playing a Loughnashade trumpet perched above a doorway. I was intrigued and headed to the tourist office to find out more. There I was told that  22 bronze angels and gargoyles had been placed around buildings in Armagh City as part of the council’s urban regeneration programme.

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