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MaumakeoghHillMám an Cheo A name in Irish (Ir. Mám an Cheo [GÉ], 'pass of the mist')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, X-bedded sandstone and siltstone. Bedrock
Height:379mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23Grid Reference: G03703 36823This summit has been logged as climbed by 6 members. Recently by: Garmin, Keithbrogan, chalky, FilHil, sandman, I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The neolithic farming complex of the Céide Fields lies on the northern slopes. Mám an Cheo is the title of a poem which talks of agricultural life and coring (Ir. comhar, co-operation between neighbours in the tasks of farming). It is available in Amhráin Chearbhalláin (Poems of Carolan, Irish Texts Society, edited by Tomás Ó Máille, 249-51), though it is one of the poems in the collection not attributed to Carolan.
Maumakeogh is the 995th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/868/