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Slieve Commedagh Mountain Sliabh Coimhéideach A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Coimhéideach [PNNI], 'watching/guarding mountain') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 767m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J34610 28616 This place has been logged as visited by 606 members. Recently by: Cmore_2, ciarraioch, kildare, Krumel, m0jla, DeltaP, Waldron-mp, feargalf, Podgemus, breathp, seamaspeineas, Reeks2011, atlantic73, odonovansf, Heggs
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Longitude: -5.938543, Latitude: 54.188898 , Easting: 334610, Northing: 328616 Prominence: 180m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 734535 828624,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvCmd, 10 char: SlvCmdgh
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

As on Slieve Meelmore, there is a tower near the summit of Slieve Commedagh. On the southern side, at the head of the Annalong Valley, is a spectacular group of granite tors known as 'the Castles'. These can be appreciated from the Brandy Pad, a track once used by smugglers. During the 18th Century the Mourne Mountains were notorious for smuggling commodities such as wine, silk, tobacco, tea and brandy, mainly from Britain. The cargo would be brought ashore under the cover of darkness and taken over the mountains to Hilltown and the surrounding areas.   Slieve Commedagh is the second highest mountain in the Mourne Mountains area and the 64th highest in Ireland. Slieve Commedagh is the second highest point in county Down.

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shippy on Slieve Commedagh, 2005
by shippy  11 Apr 2005
The summit house on Slieve Commedagh Feb 05 Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/63/comment/1647/
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