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
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Slieve CarnHillSliabh Chairn A name in Irish also Slieve Horn an extra name in English (Ir. Sliabh Chairn [NÓM], 'mountain of the cairn')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Black shale Bedrock
Height:262mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31Grid Reference: M29700 88100 Place visited by 18 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, Garmin, chalky, la1ena, wicklore, bria5n1, Fergalh, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, moggy40t, PeteBog, sandman, glenlecky, moggy40, three5four0 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Not named on the OS Discovery Series. Known locally as Slieve Carn or sometimes Slieve Horn. The Metrical Dindsenchas (11th century) refers to Sliabh Cairthinn i nGaileangaibh (barony of Gallen). If this is the same hill, as seems likely, Sliabh Cairthinn (perhaps connected with Ir. cairthe, 'standing stone') would be an early alternative name to Sliabh Chairn, 'mountain of the cairn'. Has been called Cuillalea.
Slieve Carn is the 1133th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Carn is the second most westerly summit in the North Midlands area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/990/?PHPSESSID=92lipcgp4o5duq1782gt5rcql6