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Arderins Announcement Mountaineering Ireland and MountainViews jointly propose the Arderins as the headline list of summits for Ireland, 31st July 2020.
Irish Passes Article: Describes a selection of well known Irish passes, with etymology, Paul Tempan 2020.
Irelands Smaller Summits General article describing the characteristics of smaller summits. Written by Simon Stewart in 2014.
Creating Short Summaries Member Onzy explains what is wanted in a Short Summary, which is a compact description of a place.
Article: Mountain Names as revised in 2020 Member Paul Tempan updates information about the names in MountainViews. Not all of these revisions have been used in the MV database and we invite assistance in this task. (revised August 2020)
Article: Mountain Names as revised in 2010 Member Paul Tempan updates information about the names in MountainViews. (revised May 2010)
Article: Revised Mountain Names 2008 Paul Tempan describes the improvements that he and others have made to the MountainViews lists.
Article: Mountain Names as revised in 2006 Member Paul Tempan explains the logic behind some of the mountain names and information that MV uses. (revised Dec 2006)
Article: Irish Mountain Names and their International Links Paul Tempan explores the common celtic origins of our mountain names. (Revised Aug 2006)
PDF: Joss Lynam 1952 List of 2000 Foot Mountains A list of the Irish 2000ft hills which Joss Lynam and others (including Vandeleur put together in 1952
Review of book on Scottish mountain names Paul Tempan reviews Drummond's book on mountain names for Scotland with references to common Gaelic language in Ireland and elsewhere.
weedavie on safety weedavies exposition of safety, avoiding the prissy and based on experience.
Scotland for Beginners weedavie has this fully idiosyncratic introduction to those who have not had the pleasure of visiting the endless Scottish mountains.

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