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Slievenashaska Mountain Sliabh na Seasca A name in Irish
Maybe from Sliabh na Seasgaich, 'hill of barrenness" (as in sterile )
or Sliabh na Seasca " Mountain of the Sedge"
Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 578m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78&83 Grid Reference: V64266 70818 This summit has been logged as climbed by 27 members. Recently by: IainT, GSheehy, Onzy, chalky, garrettd, markmjcampion, mountainmike, dmc, simoburn, CaptainVertigo, vecnyhlad, Cobhclimber, , madfrankie, Colin Murphy
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Longitude: -9.971573, Latitude: 51.87357 , Easting: 64266, Northing: 70818 Prominence: 123m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 464245 570880,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvnsh, 10 char: Slvnshsk
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Previously known as Coomcathcun on MV, the name Com Cait Con, which applies properly to the coom to the N of this peak, is understood locally as the 'hollow of the cat and the greyhound'. Thanks to An Brainse Logainmneacha for providing this information. The anglicised form Coomeathcun on the OSI map is a mis-spelling   Slievenashaska is the 341st highest summit in Ireland.

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An alternative name? .. by IainT   (Show all for Slievenashaska)
 
Richard Mersey who has written about this general .. by simon3   (Show all for Slievenashaska)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievenashaska in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View from SW.
 
Rough, remote and bizarre.
by simon3  29 May 2012
The land south and south-west of this summit above Lough Coumcurrane is quite astonishing for roughness.

Take a look at this section which looks more like goitre than rock.

Towards the bottom right are a few specks of white. These are sheep. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/313/comment/6835/
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Water and Stone .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Slievenashaska)
 
On the summit of Coomcathcun, in snow and misty c .. by ahendroff   (Show all for Slievenashaska)
 
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