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Camlough MountainHillSliabh gCuircín A name in Irish also Slieve Girkin an extra name in English (poss. Ir. Sliabh gCuircín [PDT], 'mountain of the (cock's) comb')ArmaghCounty, in Carn List, Granite, granodiorite Bedrock
Height:423mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29Grid Reference: J04951 25301This summit has been logged as climbed by 59 members. Recently by: stevebullers, martyk90, PPruz, Ulsterpooka, Pepe, jimmyread, M_K_90, Garmin, Miranda, eamonoc, whoRya, chalky, atlantic73, liz50, Fergalh I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Summit situated in the townland of Cross. Had an army base on the summit, dismantled around 2001. The second element of Slieve Girkin is suggestive of cuircín, 'crest' or 'comb', which would fit well with the crinkly appearance of the summit when seen from Camlough, but no Irish forms have been found to confirm this.
Camlough Mountain is the 836th highest summit in Ireland. Camlough Mountain is the second highest point in county Armagh. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/724/