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Primate of All Ireland

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Definition of Primate of All Ireland in English:

noun

A title of both the Catholic and Anglican Archbishops of Armagh.
Example sentences
  • The Archbishop of Armagh in Northern Ireland is the Primate of All Ireland.
  • After disestablishment, the Church of Ireland in Ulster remained part of the all-Ireland Anglican church, with the Archbishop of Armagh retaining the title Primate of All Ireland.
  • At a special vigil Mass in Armagh, the Primate of All Ireland, Cardinal Seán Brady, said he was very heartened to have received messages of support from leaders of other Churches.

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