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Slieve Na Calliagh Hill Sliabh na Caillí A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh na Caillí [logainm.ie], 'mountain of the hag') County Highpoint of Meath, in County Highpoint, Binnion Lists, Calcareous red-mica greywacke Bedrock

Height: 276m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 42 Grid Reference: N58617 77580 This place has been logged as visited by 230 members. Recently by: ewen, DeltaP, maryt, bigmac63, Nuala-Mc1, Mike32chp, tomodub, murtaghmary, NualaMc, LorraineG60, Daingean, Juanita, ShaunDunne, LorraineG, johnballinger
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Longitude: -7.112337, Latitude: 53.744699 , Easting: 258617, Northing: 277580 Prominence: 171m,  Isolation: 11.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 658553 777595,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvNCl, 10 char: SlvNClgh
Bedrock type: Calcareous red-mica greywacke, (Clontail Formation)

The archaeological complex on several of the tops of these hills, consisting of passage tombs with megalithic art on their walls, is best known as Loughcrew. This is the name of a townland and a parish in the area, and the complex lies within this parish. Several of the most important monuments in the complex are located in the townland of Carnbane. The name Sliabh na Caillí refers to the Cailleach Bhéirre or Hag of Beara. Here she is said to have jumped from one hill to the next, dropping stones from her apron to form the cairns.   Slieve Na Calliagh is the 1100th highest summit in Ireland. Slieve Na Calliagh is the highest point in county Meath.

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As the highest point in the county in which I cur .. by Thylacine   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh)
 
Meaths highest point (Correct me please if I'm wr .. by Geo   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Na Calliagh in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Inside Cairn T on Carnbane East
 
cormacg on Slieve Na Calliagh, 2009
by cormacg  26 Sep 2009
The Loughcrew Gardens website (www.loughcrew.com) describes these cairns as the best kept secret in archaeological Ireland. They're not joking. We were lucky to be there at the same time as someone with a key to the cairn on top of Carnbane East. We're coming back next March. Only fifty people out of 32,955, applied successfully to be at Newgrange this December for the winter solstice. Turn up at Loughcrew on March 21 or September 22 for something nearly as good. See www.knowth.com/loughcrew-equinox-video.htm for a flavour. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/976/comment/4143/
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