Armagh - The Mall
Project members also visited Armagh and gathered some information on "The Mall", Archbishop Robinson and what prisons were like a few hundred years ago.
Video 1: Sports on the Mall
- Which sports have already been played on the Mall?
- What does the mall warden tell you about horse racing and cricket?
Video 2: Archbishop Robinson – Armagh rivalling
- What does the mall warden tell you about Archbishop Robinson and Armagh?
- Click here and find out what Archbishop Robinson looked like.
Video 3: Archbishop Robinson – Banning the horse
- Why did Archbishop Robinson ban the horse races on the Mall?
- What did he do with the land?
Video 4: Festivals on the Mall
- Name and explain the 3 events the mall warden talks about.
- Websearch: Find out about other events that take place: Armagh City and District Council
Video 5: Irish trees
- What kind of trees do you find on the Mall?
- What is special about the trees on the Mall?
Video 6: Armagh – The Jail
- Fill in the gaps on the worksheet.
- What does the mall warden tell you about ...
... the old prison?
... the new prison?
... crimes and punishment?
... women in jails?
Video 7: Execution of Catherine McLone
- Complete the gap filling exercise on the most famous execution in Armagh
- What is the legend of the bone found on the Mall about?