Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any mountain area or any detail feature.
Detail Map Features
Showing 2 items:
Slieve Na Calliagh 276m,
Tracks:
2801, 2km
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill or mountain
Videos
(none available)
Users Online:
auldcodgers, Goodwalking, s.aylwin, limccart, eejaymm, redape99, snoozeeq, PJ.wayfarer, Mickey Sheehan, lpsmcd, nicom01, khkk, eugo, fionadodd, decgray, CaptainVertigo, bourkeji
Guests online: 76
Recent Contributions

Route to Claggan NE Top

Slievemore Circuit

Farbreague: from Arderin

Tonelagee: Fore!!!

Brandon Hill: Grand on Brandon!

Robber's Pass Hill: Minor heathery lump. Overcivilised and underwhelming.

Croaghmoyle: Easy walk up to great views

Ben of Howth: Loop walk starting from Howth Harbour

Carrigroe: Sea of cloud

Slieve Binnian - more track work ?

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 Credits
Video display
Rating graphic.
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 summit has been logged as climbed by 215 members. Recently by: markwallace, paulmcquaid, Oileanach, Helenha, Reeks2011, danifergie87, Franky, theredyin, Grainnew, Lauranna, HeartTrek, 21yearsgone, declanohagan, colmdoggett, tmsr
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.112337, Latitude: 53.744708 , Easting: 258617, Northing: 277580 Prominence: 171m,   Isolation: 11.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 658553 777596,   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 1211th highest summit in Ireland. Slieve Na Calliagh is the highest point in county Meath.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/976/
COMMENTS for Slieve Na Calliagh 1 2 Next page >>
Not just another pile of stones .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh)
 
I've been asked to offer some clarification on th .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh)
 
OPW guides greatly enhance a visit to this summit .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Na Calliagh in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Cairn T as seen from Cairn W
 
A short stroll into ancient history
by Colin Murphy  2 Mar 2011
More of a short stroll than a climb, yet Loughcrew is one of the most fascinating tops to visit in Ireland, especially on a clear day. A treasure trove of ancient history awaits the visitor, although if you're interested in Ireland's ancient monuments, look it up before you visit or bring a guide book as information provided by the powers that be on site is minimal. The shot shows the main Cairn T as seen from the outlying small Cairn W as the sun sank low in the sky. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/976/comment/6261/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Having set myself the goal of standing atop the h .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh)
 
As the highest point in the county in which I cur .. by Thylacine   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh)
 
COMMENTS for Slieve Na Calliagh 1 2 Next page >>
(End of comment section for Slieve Na Calliagh.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
"ASTER+": Hillshade and Contours
Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here
MountainViews.ie Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1200 Contributors.