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This is a list of the extreme points of Ireland, the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location.

Contents

Including islands

Irish mainland

Points:

Settlements:

Altitude

  • Highest : Carrauntoohil 1 041 m / 3 466 ft Lowest : sea level ( coastline )

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (mainland)


Often the term "Malin to Mizen" is used when encompassing the entire country/island from north to south. Mizen Head, in West Cork, is popularly described as the "most south-western point in Ireland". The promontory hosts a lighthouse and radio/weather station, now a tourist attraction.

¹ The easternmost point of the Republic of Ireland is Lambay Island in County Dublin.

² The easternmost point on the Irish mainland within the Republic of Ireland is Wicklow Head in County Wicklow.

See also

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