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Rinavore Hill Roighne Mhór A name in Irish
(Ir. Roighne Mhór [TR], 'big excellent portion') Galway County In Carn List

Height: 426m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L91600 58500 This summit has been logged as climbed by 5 members. Recently by: maxim, taobear, Jamessheerin, eeimly, lakedistrictHW
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Longitude: -9.63681, Latitude: 53.565373 Prominence: 242m,   Isolation: 2.4km
ITM: 491573 758520,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Rnvr, 10 char: Rinavore

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 714th highest summit in Ireland. Roighne Mhór is the second most westerly summit in the Partry/Joyce Country area.

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Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University
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