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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 place has been logged as visited by 383 members. Recently by: Owenloughrey, ciarraioch, Reeks2011, atlantic73, odonovansf, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, LorraineG, GoldCircle, feargalf, David-Guenot, maike, oldpragmatist, mgtrose, mountainmike
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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 place in Ireland.

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Today we were fortunate enough again to be in the .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
Slieve Loughshannagh has fine views of a number o .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Loughshannagh)
 
Lough Shannagh Circuit
by hbowman1  13 Mar 2011
I climbed this mountain for the second time yesterday as part of an A to B walk. Started off from Deer's Meadow and followed the Mourne wall up to Slieve Muck. This took approx 45 minutes and I would imagine this is probably the quickest way to climb to the summit of Slieve Muck. We then climbed over the second stile and followed the wall to the summit of Carn. At Carn we headed over pathless terrain toward Lough Shannagh. There is a very small sandy patch beside the Lough, an ideal place to stop. After lunch we followed a path beside Lough Shannagh. The path is very narrow but does offer nice views over the Lough and beyond. Upon reaching the top of the Lough we joined another path which leads round to the saddle between Slieve Meelbeg and Slieve Loughshannagh. Turning left at the Mourne wall, we headed toward the summit of Slieve Loughshannagh. Sadly the mist was so thick, there were no views. However, on a clear day, the views from this point are fantastic and I would strongly recommend this mountain to anyone walking in the Mournes for the first time. Upon descent we headed toward a stile between Carn and Slieve Loughshannagh. We then followed the path beside Ott mountain back to Ott car park. The full walk took approx 5 hours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/245/comment/6269/
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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)
 
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