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Mweelrea: Brilliant Mountain, But Demands Respect

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Mweelrea Mountains Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 
Highest place:
Mweelrea, 814m
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres,
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Mweelrea Mountain Maol Réidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Maol Réidh [GE], 'bald hill with the smooth top') County Highpoint of Mayo, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 814m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L78983 66810 This place has been logged as visited by 688 members. Recently by: dodser, Cathal-Kelly, DeltaP, Golly, DaveMc, Aidy, johnballinger, strangeweaver, msammon, odonovansf, clacon, Niamhq, Daingean, Juanita, bryanjbarry
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Longitude: -9.830313, Latitude: 53.637241 , Easting: 78983, Northing: 266810 Prominence: 779m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 478962 766828,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mwlr, 10 char: Mweelrea
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

Mweelrea is the highest mountain in Connacht.   Mweelrea is the highest mountain in the Mweelrea Mountains area and the 35th highest in Ireland. Mweelrea is the highest point in county Mayo.

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Brilliant Mountain, But Demands Respect .. by Aidy   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Really enjoyed my ascent of this peak on 11 Sept .. by rmilne   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
milo on Mweelrea, 2003
by milo  4 Apr 2003
My most recent ascent was 3 years ago. This was from the west side via a private green route originating near the high point of the road before it descends to the controversial Uggool Strand. While the road passed close to two dwellings there was no-one in to ask and no objection was made by a couple of people working not far away. An easy and direct route to the true summit, unlike the Doolough route over Ben Bury. Ask if possible and take care to avoid fences on the descent. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/34/comment/423/
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Photo taken looking from near the summit of Mweel .. by Sweeney   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
Davy Spillane was playing in Matt Molloy’s “at” f .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
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