Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by
conditions. General information about the site is
here. Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see
conditions. Credits and list definitions are listed here
Slieve Na CalliaghHillSliabh 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:276mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 42Grid Reference: N58617 77580This place has been logged as visited by 237 members. Recently by: conorjob, Dee68, AntrimRambler, Liamob, sarahryanowen, ciarraioch, magicstep, ewen, DeltaP, maryt, bigmac63, Nuala-Mc1, Mike32chp, tomodub, murtaghmary I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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 1209th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Na Calliagh is the highest point in county Meath. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/976/?PHPSESSID=qmqnfbbc89rk2oqrgqeqhah4r5