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Accommodation for members

The Armagh City Hotel is offering the following special delegate rates for members attending the General Synod:

Single Room £62 including breakfast per room per night
Twin Room £72 including breakfast per twin room per night

As there are a limited number of rooms available at these rates, booking should be made as soon as possible directly to the Armagh City Hotel.

Te:l 028/048 3751 8888
Fax: 028/048 3751 2777
E-mail: The Armagh City Hotel

As there may be insufficient accommodation in Armagh city for all Synod members, please the accommodation page which lists a selection of accommodation within a 25 mile radius of Armagh

Further details may be obtained from the Irish Hotels Federation website at

Synod Service

The Synod Service will be held at 6.30 pm on Tuesday 11 May in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh. This will be a service of Holy Communion taken from The Book of Common Prayer (2004). The preacher will be the Most Reverend and Right Honourable RD Williams. The collection at the Synod Service will be for the benefit of Bishops’ Appeal.

Cloakrooom Facilities

Cloakroom facilities are available in the conference reception area in the Armagh City Hotel from 9.00 am each day. Coats, bags and anything else not required during the session should be left in the cloakroom.

Members are requested not to leave bags and coats in the main conference room as they can hinder movement between the rows of seats and could cause an obstruction in the event of an emergency evacuation of the hall.
Fire exits from the venue will be clearly marked.

Lunch Arrangements

Lunch will be available in the following locations on a cash basis:

  • A buffet lunch will be served in Fisher One (adjacent to the main conference room).
  • Sandwiches and tea/coffee will be served in Fisher One Bar (adjacent to the conference reception area).
  • A carvery lunch will be served in the Callan Lounge.
  • Soup and sandwiches and tea/coffee will be served in Spires Bar.
  • Pastries, soup, sandwiches and tea/coffee will be served in the Deli (in the hotel reception area).
  • A set two-course lunch will be served in the Friary Restaurant (pre-booking is required).

Mobile telephones

Members are reminded that mobile telephones must be turned off when the General Synod is in session.

Facilities for the Disabled

All facilities for members are situated either on the ground floor (entrance level), or on the lower ground floor (conference room) of the Armagh City Hotel. Please contact the Synod Office at the above address if you require any special facilities. If you require the Synod documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Synod Office.

Contacting the Venue

The Armagh City Hotel may be contacted as follows:

Tel: 028/048 3751 8888

Fax: 028/048 3751 2777


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