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Meenamaddo Hill Sligo County, in Binnion List, Semi-pelitic, minor psammitic, schist Bedrock

Height: 330m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 24 Grid Reference: G42600 21900 This summit has been logged as climbed by 13 members. Recently by: 40Shades, Garmin, chalky, Fergalh, mountainmike, turfymccloud, harry66, , gerrym, paddyhillsbagger, glenlecky, madfrankie, sandman
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Longitude: -8.879079, Latitude: 54.142958 , Easting: 142600, Northing: 321900 Prominence: 135m,   Isolation: 3km
ITM: 542562 821906,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mnmd, 10 char: Meenamaddo
Bedrock type: Semi-pelitic, minor psammitic, schist, (Carrick OHara Formation)

This peak is unnamed on OS maps. It lies on the boundary of the townlands of Bellanaboy and Meenamaddo. Any information on the correct name of this hill would be welcome. Has been called Meenagleragh.   Meenamaddo is the 1091th highest summit in Ireland.

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Move along folks, there's nothing to see here. .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Meenamaddo)
Another One Bites The Dust .. by sandman   (Show all for Meenamaddo)
Should have worn the wellies! .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Meenamaddo)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Meenamaddo in area Ox Mountains, Ireland
Picture: summit viewed from Cloonacool to SW
Lough Easky Loop
by gerrym  16 Jun 2012
A long lonely road into the heart of the Ox Mtns brought the beautiful scene of Easky Lough nestling amongst the surrounding hills.

A small carpark at the northern end of the lough was the starting point for the National Looped Walk. This circles the lough and provides access to Meenamaddo. Stiles and bridges aid travel on what would normally be very wet ground!

At deserted farm buildings (436228 E) cross stile and leave looped walk to head for the hill ahead. Views open out as gain height over the stunningly beautiful lough and boulder strewn hillsides rising to the main Ox plateau above 500m. Further north Slieve League was in view. A lone fisherman stood in the waters of the lough as a plane made runs low over the lough to Strandhill Airport (this was some sight as the aircraft rose steeply to clear the hilltops – a bit of a Nepalese feel!)

Reach a fenceline running across the hilltop to the secondary top (326m) which brings views south west to the iconic hills of Slieve Carr, Nephin and many others in the Nephin Begs.
Follow fence downhill and cross as it turns sharply left, reaching the top of 330m in under one hour. Exploring a little further along brings some erratic boulders. Views already described maintain their clarity.

Drop directly NE past a large erratic for the edge of the forest boundary. Follow edge of forest downhill to reach the boardwalk of the Sligo Way which is followed to the shore of Lough Easky. The National Looped Walk can now be continued to complete a circle of the Lough.

A fantastic wee walk of 2.5 hours including lunch. The National Looped Walk on its own would make a cracking walk in itself! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/923/comment/6857/
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