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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 294 members. Recently by: cactustravelfan, Benbruce, frostie89, atlantic73, Carolyn105, karoloconnor, SeanPurcell, DrakkBalsaams, Brendanbarrett, KieranF, mallymcd, AlisonM, J_Murray, ShaneMaher, MickM45
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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 1258th highest place in Ireland. Mullaghmeen is the highest point in county Westmeath.

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Forest walk .. by hazyview   (Show all for Mullaghmeen (Mullach Mín))
 
Westmeath County Top .. by mazamegaza   (Show all for Mullaghmeen (Mullach Mín))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghmeen (<i>Mullach Mín</i>) in area North Midlands, Ireland
 
A Delightful Walk, Muddy near Summit.
by TommyMc  3 Mar 2018
I enjoyed a delightful walk to the summit on a nippy but very sunny Sunday 25 February. Sadly the narrow track on the final approach to the summit has been cut up badly over the winter, and quite clearly worsened by someone rather inconsiderately riding a horse up and down. In its current state, it will leave you with very muddy footwear and may be a hazard for an elderly person or a young child.

Otherwise the walk through the beech forest from the car park is an utter joy. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1050/comment/19864/
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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))
 
Forest Walk .. by scarecrow   (Show all for Mullaghmeen (Mullach Mín))
 
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