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 Bruce landed at Larne.
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