is a small village
in County Armagh
, Northern Ireland
, to the west of Armagh
. In the 2001 Census
it had a population of 219 people. It is situated within the Armagh City and District Council
area. The village is set on a hill, with St. Mark’s Church of Ireland
, built in 1832
, at its summit. It has two bars, The Huntsman Inn and Digby's bar and restaurant(open monadays through sundays at half 12).
Many people have difficulty spelling Killylea, often confusing it with the County Down village, Killyleagh
. An easy way to remember is the acronym
K I L L Y L E A, standing for Kathryn Is Lovely Like Yellow Leaves Every Autumn.
Killylea Primary School caters for around 80 children between the ages of 4 and 11 from the village of Killylea and the surrounding area.