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Ballyhoura Mountains Area
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Seefin Mountain W Top Mountain Suí Finn A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Suí Finn [PDT], 'Fionn's seat') Limerick County, in Arderin List, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 528m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 73 Grid Reference: R64454 18070
Place visited by 152 members. Recently by: Juanita, Daingean, CaminoPat, DeltaP, Dean, Wilderness, ilenia, aidand, melohara, PeakPaul, ckilm, paddyobpc, jasonmc, Lauranna, bryanmccabe
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Longitude: -8.521943, Latitude: 52.313581 , Easting: 164454, Northing: 118070 Prominence: 383m,  Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 564411 618122,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SfnMnt, 10 char: SfnMntnWTp
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

The association with Fionn Mac Cumhaill is reinforced by the fact that Seefin Mountain overlooks a valley named after his son: Glenosheen (Ir. Gleann Oisín, 'valley of Oisín').   Seefin Mountain W Top is the highest mountain in the Ballyhoura Mountains area and the 477th highest in Ireland.

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Bog and rough ground. .. by group   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
A wet day to start (it eventually cleared up) but .. by jackill   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
s mc auliffe on Seefin Mountain W Top, 2004
by s mc auliffe  23 Jun 2004
As I don't live very far away from the Ballyhoura mountains I descided that I should resist the Galtees and the lure of Kerry and go for a walk on them. The day was lovely, sunny and calm, so I set off from the car park about a mile west of Ardpatrick. I did a short horseshoe walk over Seefin and back to the car. I really didn't enjoy it a whole lot as the hills are covered in long heather which hides ruts and holes that make for nasty walking conditions. The views are pleasant but if you want to walk there I would suggest that you stick to the many forrestry paths that are to be found. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/397/comment/998/
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Take the road from Ardpatrick to Glenosheen and a .. by beckett   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
Spooky and mysterious .. by FinbarrC   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
Seefin at 528 mtrs is the highest peak in the Bal .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Seefin Mountain W Top)
 
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