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Slieve BawnHillSliabh Bána A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Bána [logainm.ie], 'mountain of Badbgna')RoscommonCounty, in Binnion List, Blue-grey greywacke & black argillite Bedrock
Height:262mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 40Grid Reference: M95476 74312This place has been logged as visited by 33 members. Recently by: Marybw, conormcbandon, Glanman2, eamonoc, chalky, jossarm, AdrianneB, Onzy, Fergalh, jlk, shanec, marymac, PollyM, jackill, harry66 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
6km NW of Lanesborough. The name has nothing to do with bán, 'white'. Bána is the modern form of Badbgna, name of a Fir Bolg chieftain of this area. In clear conditions it is possible to see as far as Crough Patrick. There is also a fine view of the many islands on Lough Ree. Has been called Aghalard.
Slieve Bawn is the 1247th highest summit in Ireland. Slieve Bawn is the second highest point in county Roscommon. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/991/