Annalong

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Ath na Long — Ford of the ships

'The Ford of the Ships' may refer to the raids made by Viking long boats on Mourne during the early Christian period.

Annalong is a small fishing village and was a centre of smuggling and stonework in the past.

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The village boasts a very picturesque harbour and restored cornmill, both of which have inspired many artists. The water wheel at the cornmill can be seen in operation during guided tours.

Set against a magnificent panorama of the Mountains of Mourne the Annalong area is an excellent base for exploring a varied and unspoint coastline.

Today's weather

  • Monday at 12:00 GMT: sunny
  • 5°C (41°F)

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