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North East Midlands Area   Cen: Oldcastle Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A, 28, 28A, 28B, 34, 35, 36, 41 
Highest place:
Cornasaus, 339m
Maximum height for area: 339 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 224 metres,

Places in area North East Midlands:
Cen: Ballyjamesduff:   Aghalion Hill 249m
Cen: Oldcastle:   Mullaghmeen 258mSlieve Na Calliagh 276mSpire of Lloyd 131mThe Hill of Mael 241m
E: Kingscourt:   Carrickleck Hill 173m
N Cen: Cavan Town:   Shantemon 218mSlieve Glah 320mTievenanass 261m
NE: Ballybay:   Bunnanimma 268m
NE: Carrickmacross:   Corduff 243m
NE: Castleblaney:   Mullyash Mountain 317m
NE: Cen Bailieborough:   Cornasaus 339mTaghart South 290m
NW Cen: Arva:   Bruse Hill 260m
NW: Aughavas:   Lugganammer 190m
S Cen: Crookedwood:   Cruckboeltane 199mKnockeyon 214m
S: Westmeath South West:   Knockastia 200m
SE: Boyne Valley:   Hill of Slane 160.4mMount Oriel 251mTara 155m
W: Ardagh:   Bawn Mountain 200m
W: Drumlish:   Corn Hill 278m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Mullaghmeen Hill Mullach Mín A name in Irish (Ir. Mullach Mín [logainm.ie], 'smooth summit') County Highpoint of Westmeath in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Binnion Lists, Undifferentiated limestone Bedrock

Height: 258m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 41 Grid Reference: N46924 79379
Place visited by 306 members. Recently by: eflanaga, owen, TippClimbers, Joshua3, Caherdavin1995, ConMack23, annem, grzywaczmarcin, nupat, rgctobin, mrmikelennon, Tomaquinas, cactustravelfan, Benbruce, frostie89
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Longitude: -7.289195, Latitude: 53.762078 , Easting: 246924, Northing: 279379 Prominence: 146m,  Isolation: 3.3km
ITM: 646868 779397,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlghmn, 10 char: Mulaghmen
Bedrock type: Undifferentiated limestone, (Visean Limestones (undifferentiated))

Mullaghmeen is the highest point in Co. Westmeath but, at 261m, it has the distinction of being the lowest of all the county tops in Ireland. A walk to its summit is described in Paul Clements' book The Height of Nonsense (147-53). The hill also gives name to the townland (par. Foyran) in which it is located.   Mullaghmeen is the 1267th highest place in Ireland. Mullaghmeen is the highest point in county Westmeath.

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A Coillte forest like no other .. by csd   (Show all for Mullaghmeen (Mullach Mín))
 
Forest walk .. by hazyview   (Show all for Mullaghmeen (Mullach Mín))
 
Westmeath County Top .. by mazamegaza   (Show all for Mullaghmeen (Mullach Mín))
 
Unforested summit area a haven for wildlife .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Mullaghmeen (Mullach Mín))
 
A high point .. by Alaskan   (Show all for Mullaghmeen (Mullach Mín))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghmeen (<i>Mullach Mín</i>) in area North East Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Some gorgeous wild plants
 
Forest Walk
by scarecrow  27 Aug 2017
2nd CHP in one day - Trip from Slieve Na Calliagh to Mullaghmeen Forest Recreational Park is only 20 minutes. Follow sings to this park on google and you can't go wrong. We were in a 6 berth Camper and faced no challenges and car park plenty big. This is a forest walk with a short steep climb to summit. The only problem was some "joker" had changed the sign of cairn so we went wrong and and added an extra hour to our hike. More signage in this park would not go astray. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1050/comment/19703/
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