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Burr Point

An Bior
Burr Point, easternmost point of Ireland - geograph.org.uk - 435784.jpg
Etymology: Irish bior, "point"
Country Northern Ireland
County Down
Burial Island - geograph.org.uk - 435787
Burial Island off Burr Point

Burr Point is the easternmost point of mainland Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland. It is located in the townland of Ballyhalbert on the Ards Peninsula in County Down, at longitude 5.43ºW. It is a just over a mile (or 2 km) southeast of Ballyhalbert village.

The most easterly point is Big Bow Meel Island, a rock situated 900 metres off the Ards Peninsula, at longitude 5.42ºW.

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