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Larne

(lärn), town (1991 pop. 18,224) and district, NE Northern Ireland, on an inlet of the North Channel. The town is a seaport and a tourist center. Metal ores, beef, and potatoes are exported from Larne; among the industrial products are electrical equipment, paper, and linen. Limestone is quarried nearby. In 1315, Edward BruceBruce, Edward,
d. 1318, Scottish king of Ireland, brother of Robert I of Scotland. He aided his brother in the war for independence from England and in 1315 was declared heir to Robert's throne. With Robert's approval he then invaded Ulster, to which he had some hereditary claim.
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 landed at Larne.

Larne

a district of NE Northern Ireland, in Co. Antrim. Pop.: 30 948 (2003 est.). Area: 336 sq. km (130 sq. miles)
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He appealed to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity to call detectives in Larne on 101 quoting reference number 325 10/09/17.
The freak accident happened at the Irish Cup fifth round game between Larne and Carrick Rangers in the 28th minute.
Larne started with 10 men after Bolton-based Lewis Hamlin's flight arrived late in Belfast - and just as he entered the game, Linfield's Paul McAreavey left it.
Two significant weapon hauls were found in Carnfunnock Country Park and Capanagh Forest in Larne earlier this year.
The prize draw, organised in Larne s Olderfleet Bar lately, gathered the fantastic sum of Au4,000.
Larne may be as tough as teak on the field of play, but as soon as he gets on an aeroplane he becomes a quivering wreck.
Divers from Dundalk Sub-Aqua Search & Rescue Club made the grim discovery of his body in the waters of Larne Lough at Magheramorne yesterday afternoon.
Stuck for words to explain his team's lethargic start to the defence of the CIS Cup, Jeffrey waxed-lyrical about the challenge paupers Larne offered.
Ciaran Maxwell, 30, from Larne, Co Antrim, was arrested in England in a pre-planned swoop last Wednesday.
Transport Minister Danny Kennedy has commended roads staff and contractors for the successful completion of road schemes in 2013/2014 which accounted for Au27,338,000 investment in the roads infrastructure in Larne area.
The teenager's second-half strike buried a brave but impotent Larne side to create the sixth post-war finale with the new Premier League champions on May 6.
LARNE will face Glentoran in this season's Nationwide Irish Cup semi-final after they edged out amateur side Newington with an injury-time winner.