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RinavoreHillRoighne Mhór A name in Irish (Ir. Roighne Mhór [TR], 'big excellent portion')GalwayCounty, in Carn List, Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff Bedrock
Height:426mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L91611 58503This place has been logged as visited by 9 members. Recently by: sandman, juliewoods, eeimly, markwallace, chalky, maxim, taobear, Jamessheerin, lakedistrictHW I have visited this place: 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 750th highest summit in Ireland. Roighne Mhór is the second most westerly summit in the Partry/Joyce Country area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/711/