This article is about the village and townland. For the Gaelic football team, see Crossmaglen Rangers GAC. Cardinal Ã Fiach Square, Crossmaglen
Crossmaglen or Crosmaglen is a village and townland in south County Armagh, Northern Ireland. It had a population of 1,459 people in the 2001 Census and is the largest village in south Armagh. The village centre is the site of a large Police Service of Northern Ireland base and formerly of an observation tower .
The square's name commemorates Cardinal TomÃ¡s Ã Fiaich, a local man who became Primate of All Ireland , and who died in 1990. Crossmaglen also gives its name to a famous GAA team.
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