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W Limerick/N Kerry Area   Mullaghareirk Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 451 metres,   Summits in area: 13,   Maximum prominence for area: 299 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 64, 65, 72, 73, 79, 80 For all tops   Highest summit: Baraveha, 451m
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Mount Eagle Hill Sliabh an Iolair A name in Irish
also Croaghane an extra name in English
(Ir. Sliabh an Iolair [logainm.ie], 'mountain of the eagle') Kerry County, in Carn List, Grey silty mudstone Bedrock

Height: 431m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 72 Grid Reference: R09310 10351 This summit has been logged as climbed by 15 members. Recently by: gallybander, frankmc04, hivisibility, conormcbandon, eamonoc, freelander1990, Willyc, MicheleClaeys, sandman, jackill, reidyden, Bernieor, madfrankie, pdtempan, john_desmond
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.328327, Latitude: 52.237893 , Easting: 109310, Northing: 110351 Prominence: 83m,   Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 509275 610404,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mnt431, 10 char: MntEgl 431
Bedrock type: Grey silty mudstone, (Glenoween Shale Formation)

The name Sliabh an Iolair is recorded as the official Irish name of an electoral division. The hill is also known as Croaghane [OSNB].   Mount Eagle is the second highest hill in the W Limerick/N Kerry area and the 792nd highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mount Eagle in area W Limerick/N Kerry, Ireland
Picture: Summit of Mount Eagle
 
madfrankie on Mount Eagle, 2009
by madfrankie  27 Aug 2009
I must confess to having had a negative impression of the Mullaghareirks - one of sprawling square miles of forestry blanketing drab hills, neglected and unloved.
So it was a pleasant surprise to make a first visit and find an area somewhat less grim than expected.
There's good road that crosses a saddle with neighboring Ballinard, and here you will find the gate leading up to a windfarm at R0950 1110 A (it was open when we visited - but there were workers fiddling around with a turbine). We walked up the road, and turned right, passing a number of windmills. As the road turned right downhill, we went left, clambering up a steep peaty bank. Once over the fence, it was only a few minutes walk up gentle grassy heathery slopes to the summit trig pillar of the grandiosely named Mount Eagle.
Good views from the top, especially towards Tralee Bay and the Slieve Mish. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/682/comment/4055/
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