🇬🇧 Carrickfergus is a large town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It sits on the north shore of Belfast Lough, 11 miles from Belfast. Carrickfergus is County Antrim's oldest town and one of the oldest towns in Ireland as a whole and forms part of the Belfast Metropolitan Area. It is also a civil parish and a barony.
Carrickfergus has a population of over 28,000 people. Carrickfergus also forms part of the wider Belfast metropolitan area which has a population of over 799,000 people.