Cary is a historic barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. To its north is the north-Antrim coast, and it is bordered by three other baronies: Dunluce Lower to the west; Dunluce Upper to the south; and Glenarm Lower to the south-east. The world-famous Giant's Causeway is situated on the north coast of Cary. Dunineny Castle lies in the civil parish of Ramoan within this barony.
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The barony is named after the Cothrugu (Cotraigib, Crotraigib), an ancient tribe.
The geographical features of Cary include:
- Giant's Causeway
- Carneighaneigh and Knocklayd mountains
- Glenshesk valley
- The bays of Marketon (Margietown), Whitepark Bay, Cooraghy, and Murlough Bay
- Doon, Lacada, and the Giant's Causeway points
- The islands of Carrickarede and Rathlin Island
- Loughaveema and Lough Doo
- The promontories of Bengore Head, Benbane Head, Fair Head, Torr Head, and Runabay Head
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List of civil parishesEdit
- "Cary". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
- PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
- "Dunineny Castle". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
- "PRONI Civil Parishes of County Antrim". Archived from the original on 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2010-06-26.
- "Baronies and parishes of County Antrim". Archived from the original on 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2011-02-05.
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