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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
Place visited by 37 members. Recently by: TommyV, AntrimRambler, Garmin, DeltaP, Marybw, conormcbandon, Glanman2, eamonoc, chalky, jossarm, AdrianneB, Onzy, Fergalh, jlk, shanec
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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: Slv262, 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 1132th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Bawn is the 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)
 
Sliabh Bán is not so challenging and more suitabl .. by spoon   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
As Spoon said this is not very challenging but th .. by Alan Lee   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
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paddyhillsbagger on Slieve Bawn, 2009
by paddyhillsbagger  20 Jun 2009
The hill at the top of Lough Ree! Lovely views and loads of forest paths. Holy Cross next to phone mast and short muddy walk to trig. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/991/comment/3870/
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