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Coleraine, a municipal borough, county town and seaport of the county Londonderry, on the Bann, four miles from its mouth, and 145 miles north of Dublin. A stone bridge of three arches over the Bann joins the two parts of the town. The town has two parish churches, two Catholic churches, and several schools. The chief industry is the manufacture of linen, one special kind of cloth taking its name from Coleraine. Pork curing and eel and salmon fisheries are also carried on. At Portrush a harbour is formed by two piers, and there is a considerable trade.