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Roighne MhórHillRinavore A name in English (Ir. Roighne Mhór [TR], 'big excellent portion')GalwayCounty, in Carn List, Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff Bedrock
Height:426mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L91600 58500This summit has been logged as climbed by 7 members. Recently by: markwallace, chalky, maxim, taobear, Jamessheerin, eeimly, lakedistrictHW I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Tim Robinson suggests roighne is righin, 'tough or stubborn', (TR, 103) but it seems more likely that it is simply roighne, 'the best part', perhaps a praise-name for an old land division rather than the hill itself.
Roighne Mhór is the 717th highest summit in Ireland. Roighne Mhór is the second most westerly summit in the Partry/Joyce Country area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/711/