The Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum

The Museum collection covers the history of five regiments, all of which were raised in 1793. The Royal Irish Fusiliers served for almost 200 years and is known as the “Faughs” from their Battle Cry “Faugh-a-Ballagh”. It holds both Victoria Crosses won by the Regiment, both awarded posthumously.

The story of the regiment 1793 - 1968. Large model of the capture of the Imperial French Eagle at the Battle of Barrosa 1811. Militaria from the Armagh, Cavan and Monaghan militias and shop.

The Museum offers facilities for talks and workshop for schools/clubs and groups. Please contact our staff for details.

Our research specialists have many years’ experience and our archives are extensive, which enables us to offer excellent military genealogy facilities.


Admission is free.

Opening times

Open Monday - Friday 10:00 - 12:30 & 13.30-16:00; Including Bank Holidays except Christmas and New Year.

Also open first Saturday of each month during May to September.

Research available and Group/School bookings, please telephone for further details.

Directions from Town

About 3 minutes walk from Armagh bus station.
On east side of The Mall near Armagh Courthouse.



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