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Bricklieve/Curlew Area
Maximum height for area: 359 metres,   Summits in area: 4,   Maximum prominence for area: 294 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 25, 26, 32, 33 For all tops   Highest summit: Keshcorran, 359m
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Bricklieve Mountains Hill An Bricshliabh A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bricshliabh [logainm.ie], 'the speckled mountain') Sligo County, in Binnion List, Bioclastic cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 321m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G75334 11729 This summit has been logged as climbed by 56 members. Recently by: derekh, Alatar, sperrinlad, frankmc04, johnstna, Onzy, jossarm, skhg, la1ena, Pepe, Miranda, mountainmike, chalky, redspud, Garmin
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Longitude: -8.377358, Latitude: 54.054237 , Easting: 175334, Northing: 311729 Prominence: 173m,   Isolation: 4.1km
ITM: 575291 811741,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brc321, 10 char: BrcklvMntn
Bedrock type: Bioclastic cherty limestone, (Bricklieve Limestone Formation (upper))

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 1102th highest in Ireland.

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Ancient history in abundance .. by group   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
From the N4 at Castlebaldwin (a possible former h .. by three5four0   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
Concur with paddyhillsbagger about three5four0's .. by Geo   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
room with a view.. .. by scannerman   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
A magical walk on the miners trail .. by sperrinlad   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bricklieve Mountains in area Bricklieve/Curlew, Ireland
Picture: Bricklieve Mtn burial chamber in the rain!
 
paddyhillsbagger on Bricklieve Mountains, 2009
by paddyhillsbagger  31 Aug 2009
three5four0's comments are spot on. This hill really does deserve a second visit to explore all the megalithic tombs and admire the views. Sadly on the day we climbed it was lashing with rain and visibility was extremely poor. On a clear day it would be a great walk for kids. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/931/comment/4064/
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