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BunmoreHillAn Bun Mór A name in Irish (Ir. An Bun Mór [logainm.ie], 'the big bottom')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Quartzites and calc.& graphitic schists. Bedrock
Height:243mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22Grid Reference: F81429 11500This place has been logged as visited by 4 members. Recently by: Garmin, chalky, FilHil, sandman I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Bunmore West and East are townland names. However, William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830) shows 'Bonmore' also a hill-name. This is unusual in that Ir. bun, 'bottom, base' would not be expected in a hill-name. This may be due to confusion of bun with binn, 'peak'. Previously Bunmore West in MV. Has been called Ballycroy Hill.
Bunmore is the 1169th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1007/