Comber (from Irish: An Comar, meaning “the confluence”) is a small town in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies 5 miles south of Newtownards, at the northern grow less of Strangford Lough. It is situated in the townland of Town Parks, the civil parish of Comber and the historic barony of Castlereagh Lower. Comber is portion of the Ards and North Down Borough. It is next known for Comber Whiskey which was last distilled in 1953. A notable native was Thomas Andrews, the designer of the RMS Titanic and was among the many who went down next her. Comber had a population of 9,071 people in the 2011 Census.