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Mullaghmeen Hill Mullach Mín A name in Irish
(Ir. Mullach Mín [logainm.ie], 'smooth summit') County Highpoint of Westmeath, in County Highpoint, Binnion Lists, Undifferentiated limestone Bedrock

Height: 258m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 41 Grid Reference: N46924 79379
Place visited by 238 members. Recently by: therealcrow, PaulaMelvin, rollingwave, Sigrun, BathQueen, Bunsen7, NickDown, flynnke, hak493r, wallr, jillsteer, gaelbrad, Oileanach, clacon, Jerpoint23
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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 1262th highest place in Ireland. Mullaghmeen is the highest point in county Westmeath.

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Its a Beech! (forest) .. by group   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
Family excursion .. by hazyview   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghmeen in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Mapboard showing track to summit
 
New Comment: Unforested summit area a haven for wildlife
by Bunsen7  5 Sep 2018
Ironically most of the area in the close vicinity of the "summit" is not deeply forested. There are brambles and gorse allowing wildlife to flourish. My visit in summer meant a huge number of butterflies and bees in particular could be seen enjoying the flowering foxgloves.

The picture shows the track over the summit. There is some gorse encroaching on the path so this may perturb some children. Apart from that, a pleasant family walk with little ascent.

As I recall it, views from the summit are probably best to the north and west. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1050/comment/20056/
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Mullaghmeen is the lowest county top in Ireland, .. by wicklore   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
Just as an additional info to wicklore's excellen .. by Geo   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
Correction to gridref .. by csd   (Show all for Mullaghmeen)
 
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