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SlieveanorraMountainSliabh an Earra A name in Irish also Orra More an extra name in English (Ir. Sliabh an Earra [DUPN], 'mountain of the tail/ridge')AntrimCounty, in Arderin List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock
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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 507th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/440/