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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 Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock

Height: 721m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F91493 14498 This summit has been logged as climbed by 86 members. Recently by: mcgradya, On-the-hills, rayw, Peter_I, peter1, Trespasser, Wilderness, carbar, Andy13460, denisnoel, simoburn, Colin Murphy, Jamessheerin, paul condon, Rob_Lee
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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 96th highest in Ireland.

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Re Colin Murphy's comment dated 19 Oct 2014 .. by barrymayo   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
Two legs and two wheels .. by peter1   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
the hard and the easy ways .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
Climbed Slieve Carr in Aug 2003, as part of an at .. by mikek   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
We climbed Slieve Carr last Sunday (Easter 2009), .. by three5four0   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Carr in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Slieve Carr south with Nephin Beg, left.
 
Views south and east.
by simon3  22 Apr 2012
Ascending Slieve Carr on its SE spur gives views of its South ridge, right and Nephin Beg, left. This pictures is somewhat similar but on a better day to the one uploaded by bryanmccabe. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/94/comment/6784/
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