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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
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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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Forest walk .. by hazyview   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghmeen in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: A pink mushroom
 
A high point
by Alaskan  28 Sep 2010
We wandered up the pleasant Red and White Walks to Mullaghmeen to the accompaniment of the falling leaves of autumn. We left the White Walk at the unmarked but wide path to the high point, pausing to admire the myriad of butterflies flitting about the blackberries at the edge of the summit clearing. Pausing briefly at the cairn, we continued down the other side, passing through a forest filled with an abundance of different mushrooms. We followed the interesting Booley Hut trail, with its handrail on the steepest bit, and examined the hut, whose walls were built against a limestone cliff. From the hut, we returned the Red Walk and returned to the car park Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1050/comment/6115/
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Serenity. .. by Dessie1   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
Setanta Orienteers have a full map of the forestr .. by skippy   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
Westmeath County Top .. by mazamegaza   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
A walk in the woods .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
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