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Slieve Loughshannagh Mountain Sliabh Locha Sionnach A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Loch Seannach [PNNI], 'mountain of Lough Shannagh') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 617m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J29456 27205 This summit has been logged as climbed by 373 members. Recently by: David-Guenot, maike, oldpragmatist, mgtrose, mountainmike, IainT, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, bryanjbarry, rleahy, robertodon, DelStewart, Aidy, thomas_g, stevebullers
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Longitude: -6.018144, Latitude: 54.177522 , Easting: 329456, Northing: 327205 Prominence: 104m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 729376 827210,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvLgh, 10 char: SlvLghshng
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Seannach is an Ulster variant of sionnach. Lough Shannagh, 'lake of the foxes', is to the south below Carn Mountain.   Slieve Loughshannagh is the 258th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Loughshannagh in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From Slieve Loughshannagh, Doan in the foreground, with Binian lurking in the clouds beyond.
 
wicklore on Slieve Loughshannagh, 2008
by wicklore  13 Oct 2008
Leaving the summit of Ott Mountain I headed east down into boggy ground and up again until I reached the Mourne Wall. I think the wall is amazing and I always feel great when it comes into view-something about its solid durability that gives security. I turned left and followed the wall to a stile at J291 268 where I crossed and continued up to the summit of Slieve Loughshannagh. The cloud was everywhere and at first there were no views. However at the summit the cloud began to break and the spectacular profile of Doan shifted in and out of view, with Lough Shannagh and Silent Valley Reservoir shining darkly silver when they appeared out of the cloud before me. I was entranced by the brooding landscape and stopped to enjoy the sporadic views for some time. Although the day turned out to be warm and clear, my photo shows the mysterious views I had during those few moments from the summit. From Slieve Loughshannagh I then headed for Ben Crom. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/245/comment/3382/
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