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Slievekirk Hill Sliabh Circe A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Circe [DUPN], 'mountain of the hen') Derry/ Tyrone County, in Binnion List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 370m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 7 Grid Reference: C45180 08338 This summit has been logged as climbed by 16 members. Recently by: pearnett, sandman, jimmyread, Aidy, chalky, sub3000, dr_banuska, AntrimRambler, Garmin, mark-rdc, cerosti, Peter Walker, jlynch580, Harry Goodman, three5four0
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.296199, Latitude: 54.920613 , Easting: 245180, Northing: 408338 Prominence: 275m,   Isolation: 4.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 645119 908325,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvkrk, 10 char: Slievekirk
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Claudy Formation)

The name probably refers to a grouse or moorhen [DUPN].   Slievekirk is the 1010th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/877/
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A grand viewpoint. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Slievekirk)
 
The wind of change... .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Slievekirk)
 
The hardest part of the ascent of Slievekirk is f .. by three5four0   (Show all for Slievekirk)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievekirk in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The River Foyle from the summit
 
Climb if nearby
by Aidy  2 Apr 2015
I followed Harry Goodman's route up from the south on the Castlewarren Road. At the trig, the gravel access road is very close, and I followed it east for about a kilometer to an another prominent rise on the hill. The work on the turbines seems to be finished, and it would now be possible to easily reach the top using the access road from the Bigwood Road, west of the summit. It was a grey, dull day when I visited, but the views are extensive, towards the Sperrins, along the Foyle, over Derry City and towards Binevenagh, although the hill is definitley dominated by all the turbines. Definitely worth the short walk if you're in the area, but I wouldn't make a journey specifically to bag it. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/877/comment/17900/
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