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Wexford Area   S: Wexford South Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 61, 62, 68, 69, 76, 77, EW-B, EW-B 
Highest place:
Slieveboy, 420m
Maximum height for area: 420 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 304 metres,

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Forth Mountain Hill Sliabh Fothart A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Fothart [GE] , 'mountain of the Fothairt') Wexford County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, White, purple quartzites with slates Bedrock

Height: 237m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 77 Grid Reference: S98082 19204
Place visited by 44 members. Recently by: Oscar-mckinney, Carolyn105, deirdre007, helenw7, Jonesykid, JoHeaney, nickywood, deirdrec, jgfitz, kmicheal, Nakoz, andodenis, TommyMc, jlk, conormcbandon
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Longitude: -6.562465, Latitude: 52.316178 , Easting: 298082, Northing: 119204 Prominence: 172m,  Isolation: 11.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 698009 619255,   GPS IDs, 6 char: FrthMn, 10 char: FrthMntn
Bedrock type: White, purple quartzites with slates, (Shelmaliere Formation)

The summit is named Raven Rock [OS 6 map]. Located in the townlands of Forth Commons, Bargy Commons and Shelmaliere Commons. The Fothairt were an early people of S.E. Ireland. They also gave their name to the barony of Forth.   Forth Mountain is the 1318th highest place in Ireland. Forth Mountain is the most southerly summit in the Wexford area.

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Holding Forth over the Wexford Coast .. by group   (Show all for Forth Mountain (Sliabh Fothart))
Forth Mountain lies a few kilometres SW of Wexfor .. by wicklore   (Show all for Forth Mountain (Sliabh Fothart))
Unes79 on Forth Mountain, 2009
by Unes79  20 Dec 2009
The dogs name is Buddy and yes he is very friendly. In fact if you gave him treats he would probably run away with you but my Mother would be very sad. This is private property and the owner prefers no access as in the past, gates have been left open (on the farm) and the lane has been blocked so I'm sure you can appreciate the privacy, being farmers. However, not to spoil your experience of the eye candy...there is an alternative route which you can take by foot to the summit of the pinnacle. All you need to do is from the newline road, take the right after Hayes Mountain Bar coming from Wexford Town, then turn left at the second crossroads. This will bring you around a sharp meandering bend that opens up a vast/baron area. if you park up into the ditch as much as possible (its a narrow road) then walk for a bout 2 minutes from the bend where you'll see a gap on the right hand side. This is a lovely pathway which will lead you up to the pinnacle. (wear wellies in winter and on wet days(obviously). Past the power station and take a left. You can't miss the entrance to the summit :-)!!
As for the name Forth mountain. It is only that. A name. Like the Dublin Mountains ect. They may not be actually mountains but it is a given landmark name for the area and so it is Forth Mountain not The Forth Mountain or The Dublin Mountains. I gave up calling it Forth Mountain for fear of sounding too optimistic to town folk, so I always refer to it as the pinnacle. Hope all this helps.
The views are amazing. The sunrise are beautiful and the sunsets behind the mountains are Gone-with-the-wind-esque in the summer. The moon shines on the ocean at night and between the moon and the shore becomes a sliver lane. To your right are two black dots in the silver sea. they are the Saltee Islands! Tuskar lighthouses torch is so powerful when the farm house sitting room lights are out, the beam shines through the window and lights up the room. Thats more than 10 miles away!!! Linkback:
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Forth on the Fourth .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Forth Mountain (Sliabh Fothart))
New locked gate and No Trespass signage .. by TommyMc   (Show all for Forth Mountain (Sliabh Fothart))
Access issues to dull top, beautiful trail nearby .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Forth Mountain (Sliabh Fothart))
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