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Slieveanorra Mountain Sliabh an Earra A name in Irish
also Orra More an extra name in English
(Ir. Sliabh an Earra [DUPN], 'mountain of the tail/ridge') Antrim County, in Arderin List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 508m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 5 Grid Reference: D13400 26600 This summit has been logged as climbed by 95 members. Recently by: eejaymm, JakeG, Ulsterpooka, stevebullers, ckilm, jimbloomer, jimmyread, trostanite, CaptainVertigo, jlbrooke, simoburn, JKelly, chalky, Fergalh, johnstna
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Longitude: -6.225473, Latitude: 55.073759 , Easting: 313400, Northing: 426600 Prominence: 178m,   Isolation: 4.5km
ITM: 713324 926583,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvnr, 10 char: Slvnr
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Lower Basalt Formation)

The Battle of Orra, between the McQuillans and McDonnells, took place on this mountain in 1559. The McQuillans were Lords of the Route and the dominant clan of the region. The McDonnells were a family originating from Scotland who usurped the McQuillans' castles and land.   Slieveanorra is the 545th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieveanorra in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
Picture: Slieveanorra as seen from nearby Slievenahanaghan
 
no wellies required
Short Summary created by slemish,  18 Nov 2010
Slieveanorra is one of the most accessible of the Antrim Hills since its summit can be reached via gravel tracks. The easiest route up follows the Moyle Way south-west from the car park on the well-signposted Orra scenic route (D144277 A) whilst the much longer option is to approach fom the south through the vast Slieveanorra forest. This mountain is well positioned for long views to the Scottish coast and various isles as well as the Sperrins and the rest of the Antrim hills. The summit area is spoilt somewhat by the presence of two huge masts which are very much an eyesore. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/440/comment/5199/
 
Despite being one of the easiest mountains to cli .. by slemish   (Show all for Slieveanorra)
 
An excellent circular walk in which to include Sl .. by NICKY   (Show all for Slieveanorra)
 
The summit of Slieveanorra definitely isn’t a wil .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieveanorra)
 
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