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Slieve Carr Mountain Corrshliabh A name in Irish
also Corslieve an extra name in English
(Ir. Corrshliabh [OSNB*], 'conspicuous/pointed mountain') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock

Height: 721m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F91493 14498
Place visited by 104 members. Recently by: Krumel, johnstna, Onzy, PaulNolan, oakesave, dodser, Cobhclimber, Hadleigh, eoghancarton, IainT, rowanofravara, johncromie, IndyMan, Peter Walker, social_climber
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Longitude: -9.658117, Latitude: 54.06825 , Easting: 91493, Northing: 314498 Prominence: 646m,  Isolation: 2.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 491469 814507,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvCr, 10 char: Slieve Car
Bedrock type: Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites., (Bangor/Corslieve Formation)

Also known as Slieve Cor or Corslieve. The Discovery map links the name Corslieve with a neighbouring peak (541m) situated about 3 miles to the south, but the Ordnance Survey Name Book and William Bald's map of Mayo (1830) show quite clearly that it is simply an alternative for Slieve Carr, with the same elements inverted. A cairn on the summit is named Laghtdauhybaun on the old ½ inch map, but is unnamed on the Discovery map. This is probably derived from Ir. Leacht Dáithí Bháin, 'burial monument of white Dáithí'. There may be a connection with Dáithí, a king of Connacht and reputed last pagan high-king of Ireland (see Slieve Alp).   Slieve Carr is the second highest mountain in the North Mayo area and the 97th highest in Ireland.

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climbed this in spring -summer 06, followed the b .. by WOODY   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
Beast of a Mountain .. by ahendroff   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
If you like bogs...You'll love this .. by Geo   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
Awesome!!!
by PaulRevere  5 Sep 2010
I had the good fortune of meeting a girl from the area who is now my wife. The mountain is right behind her house and since I began coming here in 1990 I have wanted to climb it. I am surprised that it doesnt score higher in asthetics because (on a clear day) it really looks majestic! Way more inspiring than Nephin which in my mind is boringly symetrical. Finally realised my ambition when I climbed this mountain on Sat 19.07.08 after a week of rain so was very boggy and wet under foot. It was a beautiful day and views for miles. This mountain really is remote but some of the comments surprised me. After studying the o/s map and comments on this page I entered from a track off the road to Ballycroy, over a footbridge and then through the valley. I am not a climber (but am fit) and it took 2.5 hours to ascend which I thought was good going considering some of the comments. Very cold at the top but well worth the view! I now live in Bangor Erris so email me if you want more details of the route. Thinking of embarking on a project in 2011 to refurb the tin hut on the way! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/94/comment/3246/
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Bangor Trail from Bangor .. by sandilandsn   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
Possible with Nephin Beg in a day .. by jimgraham   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
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