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Slieve RushenHillSliabh Roisean A name in Irish also Slieve Russell an extra name in English (Ir. Sliabh Roisean [AMacAB], 'mountain' + uncertain element)CavanCounty, in Carn List, Pale orthoquartzitic sandstone Bedrock
Height:404mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 27 & 27AGrid Reference: H23476 22638This place has been logged as visited by 27 members. Recently by: jackill, frankmc04, MichaelE, FilHil, jimbloomer, eamonoc, Garmin, chalky, liz50, Geo, millsd1, FEARGALS, Fergalh, Hilldweller, AntrimRambler I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This isolated peak is on the Fermanagh/Cavan county bounds and overlooks Upper Lough Erne. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 174-75) for details of the festive assemblies at Tory Hole, a cave on the western slopes of Slieve Rushen, and on Ballyheady Hill, south of Ballyconnell.
Slieve Rushen is the 920th highest summit in Ireland. Slieve Rushen is the second most easterly summit in the Breifne area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/806/