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Cary is a historic barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.[2] 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.[2] 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.[3]

Cary

Cathraí[1] (Irish)
Location of Cary, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Location of Cary, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryNorthern Ireland
CountyAntrim

The barony is named after the Cothrugu (Cotraigib, Crotraigib), an ancient tribe.[4]

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Geographical featuresEdit

The geographical features of Cary include:[1]

List of settlementsEdit

Below is a list of settlements in Cary:[1]

TownsEdit

Population centresEdit

List of civil parishesEdit

Below is a list of civil parishes in Cary:[5][6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Cary". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
  2. ^ a b PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  3. ^ "Dunineny Castle". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  4. ^ https://www.deliveranceireland.com/saint-patrick
  5. ^ "PRONI Civil Parishes of County Antrim". Archived from the original on 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2010-06-26.
  6. ^ "Baronies and parishes of County Antrim". Archived from the original on 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2011-02-05.