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Fermanagh/S Tyrone Area
Maximum height for area: 398 metres,   Summits in area: 15,   Maximum prominence for area: 323 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 17, 18, 19 For all tops   Highest summit: Belmore Mountain, 398m
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Slieve Beagh South East Top Hill Eshbrack A name in English
For origin of name, see Slieve Beagh. County Highpoint of Monaghan, in County Highpoint List, Shale, laminated carbonate, evaporite Bedrock

Height: 373m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 18 Grid Reference: H53184 43566 This summit has been logged as climbed by 115 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, declanohagan, AdrianneB, dillonkdy, paddyobpc, Cobhclimber, aidand, cohf88, ckilm, gjs, Garmin, hivisibility, thebigyin, eamonoc, Bosco66
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Longitude: -7.183131, Latitude: 54.33804 , Easting: 253184, Northing: 343566 Prominence: 5m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 653121 843567,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv373, 10 char: SlvBghSthE
Bedrock type: Shale, laminated carbonate, evaporite, (Meenymore Formation)

Slieve Beagh South East Top is the 1005th highest summit in Ireland. Slieve Beagh South East Top is the second most southerly summit in the Fermanagh/S Tyrone area. Slieve Beagh South East Top is the highest point in county Monaghan.

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Alternative approach from the north (Part 1) .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for Slieve Beagh South East Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Beagh South East Top in area Fermanagh/S Tyrone, Ireland
Picture: Taking a breather on top of Monaghan - part of Mullaghfad Forest (Fermanagh) in the distance
 
Alternative approach from the north (Part 2)
by dr_banuska  13 Apr 2010
The terrain got more and more featureless as I walked for what seemed like ages – quite unsettling. Luckily though, I recognized a patch of unhealthy forestry to the SW which I knew from last time was close to SB’s main summit. Having veered too far to the E, I now headed for the forestry, passing through an old wire fence and following it uphill. I knew Lough Sallagh and the SE top were nearby but because the lough is higher than much of the surrounding terrain it can be elusive.

As others have said, the SE top is on a small but distinctive bump just to the SE of Lough Sallagh. The map says the lough is 368m, just 5m lower than the peak - if anything it feels like less. An old beer tin lying in a hole was the only feature to suggest this was a county high point! What caught my attention however was a prominent ring contour nearby to the NE (in Tyrone), which was obviously higher than the SE top. Three5four0 mentioned this rise, E of the one with the mast, and I agree that anyone else up here with an altimeter should try to find out if this is Beagh’s true summit.

I then headed back via the rise with the mast at 532440 C. From there I could see the forest I’d started from and I headed towards it. This time I passed to the W of the hillside marked on the map as Packulla, and spotted what seemed to be loughs Eshbrick and Glenbower (again) to the E. While the terrain on the whole was tussocky and reedy, it was largely dry (away from the loughs) and so wasn’t any worse than that I’d covered recently in the Sperrins. I would suggest this as an interesting alternative approach to Slieve Beagh, though longer than those from the S and SE – maybe better for a second visit. PS – Thankfully I didn’t come across any pumas, though I must admit the possibility played on my mind, especially if the dog suddenly stopped in his tracks focused on a spot in the distance! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1053/comment/4616/
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A Purgatorial Encounter .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Slieve Beagh South East Top)
 
Three counties hollow international meeting point .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Beagh South East Top)
 
Followed Harry Goodman's excellent route descript .. by three5four0   (Show all for Slieve Beagh South East Top)
 
Slieve Beagh SE - October 2012 .. by Jaak   (Show all for Slieve Beagh South East Top)
 
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