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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 place has been logged as visited by 34 members. Recently by: DeltaP, Marybw, conormcbandon, Glanman2, eamonoc, chalky, jossarm, AdrianneB, Onzy, Fergalh, jlk, shanec, marymac, PollyM, jackill
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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 1133th highest summit in Ireland. Slieve Bawn is the highest point in county Roscommon.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Bawn in area North Midlands, Ireland
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wicklore on Slieve Bawn, 2009
by wicklore  8 Jul 2009
Using the local minor roads we reached M960 735 A which is one of the places to enter the many forest tracks that weave over and around Slieve Bawn. There is no Coillte barrier so it’s possible to drive as far as you want to along the tracks. We met many other cars and motorbikes doing just this, and it seems to be a popular local activity. The tracks are more or less accurate as depicted on the OS map. Slieve Bawn consists of two summits about a kilometre apart. The northern summit, about 25 metres above the col, contains the mast and cross as shown in paddyhillsbagger’s photo. A kilometre to the south of this is the main summit which is about 37 metres above the col. This is where the summit trig pillar is which still retains a height bench mark plaque on its side that has disappeared from almost all other trig pillars. There is dense forestry around the main summit, so it was a relief to find a clear track up. When travelling along the forest tracks look out for the signpost at M956 744 B, which points the way up to the summit. A 5 minute ramble up the track between the trees brings you to the summit trig at M954 743 C. The expansive forestry on Slieve Bawn means that views can be sporadic as you travel along the tracks. From either summit views are good out to the west and north, while Lough Ree appears to the south from other points along the forest tracks. There was a nice feeling to this hill and it’s easy to see why it's popular with so many walkers and Sunday drivers. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/991/comment/3913/
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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)
 
The hill at the top of Lough Ree! Lovely views an .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
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