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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
Place visited by 19 members. Recently by: sperrinlad, trostanite, eejaymm, pearnett, sandman, jimmyread, Aidy, chalky, sub3000, dr_banuska, AntrimRambler, Garmin, mark-rdc, cerosti, Peter Walker
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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 921st highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/877/?PHPSESSID=3rm1kmtnbg15r7cpo91d83fh40
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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)
 
three5four0 on Slievekirk, 2009
by three5four0  23 Aug 2009
The hardest part of the ascent of Slievekirk is finding somewhere to park on the narrow roads around it. The tracks marked on the map, leading towards the summit are pretty over grown, with the exception of the track to the masts. Despite this, what ever side you tackle it is not long before you reach the summit (gaiters are advised as some of the lower ground has been churned up by cattle). The only question being is the Trig Point on the actual summit? Ground to the NEE looks like it might be little higher! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/877/comment/4037/
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Climb if nearby .. by Aidy   (Show all for Slievekirk)
 
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