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Mullaghmeen Hill Mullach Mín A name in Irish
(Ir. Mullach Mín [logainm.ie], 'smooth summit') County Highpoint of Westmeath, in County Highpoint, Binnion Lists, Undifferentiated limestone Bedrock

Height: 258m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 41 Grid Reference: N46924 79379 This summit has been logged as climbed by 183 members. Recently by: paulmcquaid, Helenha, danifergie87, Gus, Franky, theredyin, Grainnew, Lauranna, 21yearsgone, declanohagan, tmsr, Reeks2011, johnballinger, dillonkdy, paddyobpc
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.289272, Latitude: 53.762051 , Easting: 246924, Northing: 279379 Prominence: 146m,   Isolation: 3.3km
ITM: 646863 779394,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlghmn, 10 char: Mulaghmen
Bedrock type: Undifferentiated limestone, (Visean Limestones (undifferentiated))

Mullaghmeen is the highest point in Co. Westmeath but, at 261m, it has the distinction of being the lowest of all the county tops in Ireland. A walk to its summit is described in Paul Clements' book The Height of Nonsense (147-53). The hill also gives name to the townland (par. Foyran) in which it is located.   Mullaghmeen is the 1257th highest summit in Ireland. Mullaghmeen is the highest point in county Westmeath.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghmeen in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Deja view
 
Its a Beech! (forest)
Short Summary created by jackill,  26 Jan 2011
Turn off the country lane at N48160 77460 A and enter a well kept Coillte forest.
Park in the large carpark. Time to complete , 1 hour .
There are 3 developed walking routes here. A variation on the Red route will get you to the summit. Follow the track to N47016 78953 B, then to N46758 79127 C and turn right uphill to gain the treeless summit. Cross the summit and follow the track downhill to N47424 79131 D, following any of the tracks here downhill will take you back to the carpark.

Fine views from the summit across Lough Sheelin but its the airy, peaceful light of the Beech forest that makes this a truly special place. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1050/comment/5809/
 
Mullaghmeen is the lowest county top in Ireland, .. by wicklore   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
Just as an additional info to wicklore's excellen .. by Geo   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
Correction to gridref .. by csd   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
Climbed this back in November 2008 as part of my .. by paulocon   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
A Coillte forest like no other .. by csd   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
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