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South Midlands Area   Slievemargy Subarea
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 53, 54, 55, 59, 60, 61, 66, 67, 68, 74 
Highest place:
Slievenamon, 720.2m
Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

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Cullenagh Mountain Hill Sliabh Chuileannaí A name in Irish
(poss. Ir. ‡Sliabh Chuileannaí [PDT], 'mountain of Cuileannach or
place of holly')
Laois County, in Binnion List, Thick flaggy sandstone and siltstone Bedrock

Height: 317m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 60 Grid Reference: S49855 89565
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: DeltaP, Dessie1, chalky, eannanilamhna, wwwalker, Fergalh, jlk, Ben-Ban, pompeii, aidand, sandman, eamonoc, oldsoldier, patphelan, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -7.258936, Latitude: 52.954878 , Easting: 249855, Northing: 189565 Prominence: 152m,  Isolation: 6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 649795 689601,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ClngMn, 10 char: ClnghMntn
Bedrock type: Thick flaggy sandstone and siltstone, (Bregaun Flagstone Formation)

Cullenagh Mountain is the highest of a group known as the Slieve Lough Hills or Dysart Hills. On the northern edge of this range is the Pass of the Plumes (Ir. Bearna na gCleití), site of a famous battle in 1599, in which the O'Moores of Leix routed the forces of the Earl of Essex.   Cullenagh Mountain is the 1011th highest place in Ireland.

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I just want to add a few extra bits of informatio .. by wicklore   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
Small place but wonderfully situated. Views of th .. by peterturner   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
Cullenagh Mountain .. by waldobk   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
Briars .. by aidand   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cullenagh Mountain in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Panorama of the view from the summit (2 photos stitched)
 
Visit before the trees grow!
by csd  30 Aug 2010
I followed waldobk's instructions to reach the summit from the end of the road near Ballyroan. Don't worry if your GPS tells you that you're starting to head away from the summit, and fear not that the track starts getting rougher. Follow the instructions and you'll get there in the end. The summit are of Cullenagh has been planted, so it won't be long before the views are obscured by thick tree growth. Enjoy while you can! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/936/comment/6065/
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Cullenagh - now Briar Free .. by pompeii   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
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