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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 366 members. Recently by: Kiwitrekker, bryanjbarry, rleahy, robertodon, DelStewart, Aidy, thomas_g, stevebullers, MichaelG55, OisinD, DesHoulihan, PPruz, DrMonkfish, strangeweaver, rowanofravara
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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
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Bleck Cra on Slieve Loughshannagh, 2009
by Bleck Cra  9 Mar 2009
Today we were fortunate enough again to be in the company of the great polymath Peewee McGargle. In a vast sweeping loop, lassoing Slievenaglogh, craggy Crom, beloved Doan, Slieveloughshannagh and Carn (named after a Carpenter) and presenting wild, full-frame vistas of the whole Mournes range, hairy drops to hard rocks and endlessly restless water, also driven mercilessly by Desperate McConville and the O’Driscol More, we witnessed again Peewee’s uncanny hold on nature.
Peewee claims direct lineage from the Russian prelate spook, Grigori Rasputin. As with GR, we have tried to shoot him and poison him, neither to any effect. So today we resorted to trying to drown him and so fired him into the Miner’s Hole River somewhere in the middle of this. Why it is called thus no one knows: it could have something to do with miners or perhaps the church. Anyway. Sure enough, he went down like a stone, invoking the Devil but alas the dogooder Saint Sean McNickelmas snagged him by the jockstrap and winched him to safety. There seems nothing else we can do and we are at a loss. The day was just straight out of a Northern climes handbook – sun to fry your face, snow to freeze your fingers, meltwater seeping even from the rocks. This is a fab route and introduced to Cra for the first time today. Wing out from the Gamekeeper’s Lodge Equestrian Centre, South of Crocknafeola on the Kilkeel Road out of Hilltown. Just keep going up and anticlockwise and you’ll soon get the hang of it. Come off Carn or thereabouts due South and thence to a roaring log fire in Doran’s pub Hilltown. I am going to try the Braveheart treatment or that of Edward ll or perhaps both on Peewee but expect no success. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/245/comment/3632/
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Slieve Loughshannagh has fine views of a number o .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
Lough Shannagh Circuit .. by hbowman1   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
A similar view to Simon's. Viewing from about hal .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
Last Saturday I ventured into the hills for the f .. by Alex92   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
Walk this yesterday. After descending from Doan .. by mcna   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
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