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Slieve Bawn Hill Sliabh Bána A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Bána [logainm.ie], 'mountain of Badbgna') Roscommon County, in Binnion List, Blue-grey greywacke & black argillite Bedrock

Height: 262m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 40 Grid Reference: M95476 74312 This summit has been logged as climbed by 33 members. Recently by: Marybw, conormcbandon, Glanman2, eamonoc, chalky, jossarm, AdrianneB, Onzy, Fergalh, jlk, shanec, marymac, PollyM, jackill, harry66
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Longitude: -8.069409, Latitude: 53.718596 , Easting: 195476, Northing: 274312 Prominence: 207m,   Isolation: 17.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 595418 774327,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv263, 10 char: SlvBawn
Bedrock type: Blue-grey greywacke & black argillite, (Finnalaghta Formation)

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 1245th highest summit in Ireland. Slieve Bawn is the second highest point in county Roscommon.

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Using the local minor roads we reached M960 735&n .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
Drive-in top with poor views. .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
Enjoyable .. by Marybw   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
spoon on Slieve Bawn, 2008
by spoon  4 Nov 2008
Sliabh Bán is not so challenging and more suitable for a brisk walk out and about in the fresh air. With easy access there are several paths which can be taken so you can vary the length of your walk. The summit too is easily found and has as OS marker at the top but can be very muddy under foot, even in summer if there has been rain. On a clear morning it can be possible at times to see as far as Crough Patrick from the west side and from the opposite side there is a view of the many islands on Lough Ree. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/991/comment/3425/
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As Spoon said this is not very challenging but th .. by Alan Lee   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
The hill at the top of Lough Ree! Lovely views an .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
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