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Bricklieve MountainsHillAn Bricshliabh A name in Irish (Ir. An Bricshliabh [logainm.ie], 'the speckled mountain')SligoCounty, in Binnion List, Bioclastic cherty limestone Bedrock
Height:321mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25Grid Reference: G75334 11729This place has been logged as visited by 57 members. Recently by: 40Shades, derekh, Alatar, sperrinlad, frankmc04, johnstna, Onzy, jossarm, skhg, la1ena, Pepe, Miranda, mountainmike, chalky, redspud I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The megalithic cemetery of Carrowkeel, consisting of a complex of neolithic passage tombs, is situated on the Bricklieve Mountains. Despite their relatively low height, these hills are remarkably rugged. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 187-88) for details of the festive assembly at Carricknahorna or Skein Hill on the southern edge of the Bricklieve Mountains.
Bricklieve Mountains is the second highest hill in the Bricklieve/Curlew area and the 1003th highest in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/931/