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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 23 members. Recently by: Dessie1, chalky, eannanilamhna, wwwalker, Fergalh, jlk, Ben-Ban, pompeii, aidand, sandman, eamonoc, oldsoldier, patphelan, shaunkelly, csd
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.258966, Latitude: 52.954878 , Easting: 249855, Northing: 189565 Prominence: 152m,   Isolation: 6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 649793 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 1108th highest summit 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  2 Mar 2012
After a forest is clear felled the briars move back in anxious to make up for the time lost in the shade of the forest. The newly planted trees gradually grow up and compete with the briars making the plantation virtually impassable. This is the state of the summit of Cullenagh. Follow the advice given below and you will get to about 100 metres from the top. Then the 'fun' begins. I recommend a machete.
Alas, the views from the top are quickly disappearing behind the trees. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/936/comment/6703/
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Visit before the trees grow! .. by csd   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
Cullenagh - now Briar Free .. by pompeii   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
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"ASTER+": Hillshade and Contours
Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here