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Latitude: 54º 50'N
Longitude: 05º 43'W
Country: N. Ireland
Ownership: Larne Borough Council
Usage: Leisure, Fishing
Contact name: Mr Terence Stitt, Harbour Master
Address: 70 Portmuck Road, Portmuck, Larne
Telephone no: 02893 382549 (days)
About PortmuckPortmuck was named after Muck Isle whose name was derived from the Irish Muc meaning pig, as the island is supposed to resemble a sleeping pig.
The bay of Portmuck has had its share of history as in its time it has been a revenue station, a coast guard station, an export harbour, the site of a fortress, a monastery and was well known for smuggling.
It is designated an area of special scientific interest.
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