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SlievaneaMountainSliabh Macha Ré A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Macha Ré [OSI], 'mountain of the smooth plain' )KerryCounty, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock
Height:628.7mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70Grid Reference: Q50748 05749This place has been logged as visited by 107 members. Recently by: jlk, Bunsen7, millsd1, Geo, IainT, PeakPaul, Pepe, Martinpeak, JohnAshton, liz50, hivisibility, melohara, Philewis, fingalscave, DaveMc I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The anglicised form Slievanea would appear to derive from Ir. Sliabh an Fhia, 'mountain of the deer'. The deer is also an important symbol in Celtic mythology. In many tales they lure people into the realm of the gods. Remains of several fulachta fia (venison-cooking pits) can be found around Lough Adoon.
Slievanea is the 230th highest summit in Ireland. Slievanea is the second most westerly summit in the Central Dingle area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/242/