Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by
conditions. General information about the site is
here. Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see
conditions. Credits and list definitions are listed here
Cove MountainMountain(no Irish form known)DownCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock
Height:654.8mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29Grid Reference: J33661 27080This place has been logged as visited by 369 members. Recently by: Xiom5724, windy, Owenloughrey, DeltaP, newpark-cc, msammon, Reeks2011, atlantic73, LorraineG60, LorraineG, David-Guenot, oldpragmatist, feargalf, IainT, bryanjbarry I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This name only exists in English, but its origin is, nonetheless, uncertain. It has been interpreted as 'Cave Mountain'. There is a cave passing through a spur which is almost blocked, but, as pointed out in PNNI, this cave is actually on neighbouring Slievelamagan. It is more likely that the word 'cove' refers to the corrie which separates Cove Mountain from Slievelamagan.
Cove Mountain is the 187th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/181/?PHPSESSID=7lbdd4mdfr4lkhom6n58piroh3