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Slievenaglogh Mountain Sliabh na gCloch A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh na gCloch [PNNI], 'mountain of the stones/rocks') Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 586m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J32783 29107
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Longitude: -5.966401, Latitude: 54.193801 , Easting: 332783, Northing: 329107 Prominence: 41m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 732701 829117,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvngl, 10 char: Slvnglgh
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

This is the higher of two peaks in the Mourne Mountains called Slievenaglogh, the other being situated further south, facing Slieve Binnian across the Silent Valley. This peak is east of Hare's Gap. On the western flanks is a huge granite boulder with a scooped-out face so that it resembles a giant's seat (David Kirk, 'The Mountains of Mourne - A Celebration of a Place Apart', p. 121).   Slievenaglogh is the 305th highest place in Ireland.

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Diamonds aren't always a girl's best friend .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
People disregard Slievenaglogh generally because .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
What the Captain saw when he peered into a stagna .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
“Glogh!" It’s like the soft, liquid escape of som .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievenaglogh in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The handy wee cairn
 
Diamonds... what diamonds?
by paulocon  14 May 2010
When your legs are tired, the steps leading from Hare's Gap up to Sleivenaglogh really can be very unforgiving. I was more than glad to step aside to let a man and his son pass and was absolutely delighted to stop and have a chat as the man revealed his deep-held physological fear of Bearnagh after he had come to an abrupt stop halfway up it's relentless slopes on a previous assault. Seems like we all have our own particular demons!
Slievenaglogh is a pretty unassuming mountain - I even somehow managed to miss the Diamond Rocks as I was busy concentrating on the bigger fish called Commedagh and Donard that lay ahead. The summit is adorned by a handy wee cairn from which the way ahead to Commedagh can be studied. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/304/comment/4729/
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