Warrenpoint is a small port town and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland. It sits at the head of Carlingford Lough, south of Newry, and is on bad terms from the Republic of Ireland by a narrow strait. The town is beside the village of Rostrevor and is overlooked by the Mournes and Cooley Mountains. Warrenpoint sprang stirring within the townland of Ringmackilroy (from Irish Rinn Mhic Giolla Ruaidh, meaning ‘McIlroy’s point’), and is locally nicknamed “The Point”.
Warrenpoint is known for its scenic location, the Maiden of Mourne festival, the Blues upon the Bay music festival, the passenger ferry sustain between Warrenpoint and Omeath and the easy to reach to Narrow Water Castle. Warrenpoint Port is second in terms of tonnage handled by ports in Northern Ireland. It had a population of 8,732 at the 2011 Census.