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

Height: 426m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L91611 58503
Place visited by 9 members. Recently by: sandman, juliewoods, eeimly, markwallace, chalky, maxim, taobear, Jamessheerin, lakedistrictHW
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Longitude: -9.636645, Latitude: 53.565403 , Easting: 91611, Northing: 258503 Prominence: 242m,  Isolation: 2.4km
ITM: 491584 758523,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Rnvr, 10 char: Rinavore
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff, (Rosroe Formation)

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 748th highest place in Ireland. Roighne Mhór is the second most westerly summit in the Partry/Joyce Country area.

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Apparently unpopular outlier between Partry and M .. by markwallace   (Show all for Roighne Mhór)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Roighne Mhór in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: Summit Area.
 
Nice Views.
by sandman  7 May 2017
Because of my visit to near by Knocknafaughy i ascended this hill on the opposite side to Mark, although steep not as steep as the accent from the R336 road. If you wish you can park at L9288658759 B and follow the farm tract to the base of the hill. No cairn exists at the summit so to the previous comment your memory is still good. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/711/comment/18913/
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