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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
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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: Looking SW to the two tops of Carn and Slieve Muck from Slieve Loughshannagh
 
Meeting up with the Mourne Wall
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman,  8 Nov 2011
Slieve Loughshannagh is one of those mountains in the Mournes most likely to be climbed by walkers out on a longer walk over tops along the line of the Mourne Wall. From the car park on the Slievenaman Rd J280 279 A. cross the road to a wooden stile and go SE along a good track. Some 150m along, at a fork, go right and follow the track uphill to it's end before heading E up to a col J291 268 B, between Slieve Loughshannagh and Carn. Turn left and keeping the Mourne Wall on the right climb up the slope to the summit at J3028126221 C. Views from the top are quite extensive along the line of the Mourne Wall NE to Meelbeg and Bernagh and SW over Carn to Slieve Muck and the S coast. Below is Lough Shannagh and to the E Doan, Cove, Slievelamigan and Slieve Binnian form an impressive backdrop. Return by way of ascent. For a longer, but more satisfying walk to Slieve Lough Shannagh, park at the Banns Road off the B27 J287 214 D and follow the track N for some 4.5k up to Lough Shannagh. Once there, go around the right side (E), to pick up a rough track J299 263 E, turn left and follow it up NW to the col between Carn and Slieve Loughshannagh J291 268 B. Cross the stile, turn right and follow the Mourne Wall up to the top. Return by way of ascent or, if two cars are available, consider leaving one at the Slievenaman Rd car park J280 279 A and combine the two routes described above for a linear walk. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/245/comment/5005/
 
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