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Slieve Felim Hill Sliabh Eibhlinne A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Eibhlinne [OSI], 'mountain of Ébliu') Limerick County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 427m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 66 Grid Reference: R79590 57873
Place visited by 32 members. Recently by: aifric_n04, thomasgaffney, thomas_g, muschi, Grageenboy, jlk, sandman, peter1, dtlibra, eamonoc, Fergalh, hivisibility, conormcbandon, frankmc04, omurchu
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Longitude: -8.308504, Latitude: 52.672416 , Easting: 179590, Northing: 157873 Prominence: 86m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 579135 657961,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvFlm, 10 char: SlvFlm
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Slieve Felim / Sliabh Eibhlinne is the name of a range. Nowadays the name it is often used to refer just to those hills south of the Newport-Rear Cross road, but it once denoted a much larger area. John O'Donovan described as stretching north to Silvermines and east to Dundrum. This means that it included Keeper Hill, Mauherslieve and the Silver Mine Mountains. The earliest reference to this name is in the Annals of Inisfallen, 531 A.D., 'Bellum Eblinne'. The female name Eibhlinn (the name of a goddess) seems to have been confused with the male name Feidhlim, perhaps because Eibhlinn is not used as a name in modern Irish, and Feidhlim was more familiar. Feidhlim was the name of three early kings of Munster. Previously Sliabh Eibhlinne as principal name in MV.   Slieve Felim is the 814th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Felim in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Slieve Felim looking back to Slieve Felim E showing fire break and Cullaun to left.
 
A reasonable run on a waymarked way.
Short Summary created by jackill, paddyhillsbagger,  18 Jul 2014
Park at R82389 59162 A , a forest entrance with room for 5 cars.Follow the forest track taking the first left onto the Slieve Felim way, follow the way, ignoring the many offshoots, to R80056 58141 B. At this point the track turns south west, leave the track here heading north west towards R79620 58400 C, a boggy, overgrown track junction.
Head south west along this track to the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/705/comment/5464/
 
from Glenstal Woods, Murroe .. by ahogan   (Show all for Slieve Felim)
 
Slieve Felim walk .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Slieve Felim)
 
Bring your bog snorkel .. by csd   (Show all for Slieve Felim)
 
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