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Fish from Ardglass is famed throughout Ireland. During the fishing boom at the end of the 19th Century workers came from all over Ireland and Scotland to bring in the catch. The most famed export from Ardglass is its potted herring. Herring is a migratory fish and it travels from the northerly waters down through the Irish Sea. The fishermen and the boats followed it from port to port. 

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