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Helen’s Bay

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Helen's Bay is on the northern coast of County Down, Northern Ireland. It is within the townland of Ballygrot (from Irish Baile gCrot, meaning "settlement of hillocks"), between Holywood, Crawfordsburn and Bangor.

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It was the start of the Belfast Lough Swim which was first swum on 1 July 1967, 4.2 miles to Carrickfergus and organised by the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association.

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