Burr Point

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Burial Island off Burr Point

Burr Point (from Irish: Bior, meaning 'point') is the easternmost point of mainland Northern Ireland. It is located in the townland of Ballyhalbert on the Ards Peninsula in County Down, at longitude 5.43ºW. It is a little more than a mile (or 2 km) southeast of the village of Ballyhalbert.[1]

The most easterly point is Big Bow Meel Island, a rock situated 900 meters off the Ards Peninsula, at longitude 5.42ºW.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Ireland - Geographical facts and figures". Travel through the Ireland story... Retrieved 2007-09-15. 

Coordinates: 54°29′14″N 5°25′58″W / 54.48714°N 5.43291°W / 54.48714; -5.43291