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Mourne Mountains Area   N: Bearnagh Subarea
Place count in area: 58, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29 
Highest place:
Slieve Donard, 849m
Maximum height for area: 849 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 821 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slieve Meelmore Mountain Sliabh Míol Mór A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Míol Mór [PNNI], 'big mountain of the ants') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 687m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30594 28702
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Longitude: -6.000668, Latitude: 54.189586 , Easting: 330594, Northing: 328702 Prominence: 109m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 730479 828585,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvMlm, 10 char: SlvMlmr
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

A substantial tower has been built on the summit. The spot height is given as 704m on the 1:25,000 map, but this does not square with the contours, which only go up to 680m. Spellack (speilic, 'a splintery rock', probably ultimately derived from Latin spelunca, ‘cave, den’) is a spur on Slieve Meelmore.   Slieve Meelmore is the 133rd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelmore (<i>Sliabh Míol Mór</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Two Walls on Meelmore
 
mneary34 on Slieve Meelmore, 2006
by mneary34  22 Sep 2006
Two walls on the east side of Slieve Meelmore as shown in the photo, seen from Slieve Bearnagh lead the way to the top. I agree with other contributors that the high point according to the eye would appear to be different from that shown on the map. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/2514/
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Meel more Meel less
by Bleck Cra  23 Aug 2010
Well Adrian, far be it from me, but Cork or Kerry, that seems to be that. While we are on the subject of resolutions, Gribster and your piece on Meelmore - a precisely accurate account and your enthusiasm to promulgate it is impressive. I am sure this is an oversight but do you also have proposals regarding the challenge walk title. Perhaps the “Mourne Under and Over Sevens” or “The Mourne up to Seven Sevens” or of course “The Mournes Six Sevens” and we could just keep Meelmore out of it. What do you think? Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/6046/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelmore (<i>Sliabh Míol Mór</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The impressive sight of nearby Slieve Bearnagh
Fitting End To A Great Day's Walking
by Aidy  21 Oct 2016
My sixth and last summit of the day, Meelmore had looked magnificent from Meelbeg, and didn't disappoint now that I was on it, offering a fine vantage point itself. Views were particularly good towards Slieve Bearnagh, and along a line of several peaks to Donard, although all directions were pretty impressive. From here I dropped down the north west slope to eventually join the Ulster Way track, walk around the Fofanny Reservoir, and back along the road to my start/end point at the Ott/Blue Quarry car park. A fantastic day's walking. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/18673/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelmore (<i>Sliabh Míol Mór</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Taking a break on the descent of Meelmore
 
CaptainVertigo on Slieve Meelmore, 2005
by CaptainVertigo  23 Mar 2005
March 20th 2005 After a cool foggy start on S.Bearnagh the NAVAN HILLWALKERS enter a world of bright sunshine on Meelmore. Probably the warmest March afternoon for many years. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/1576/
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nicholamc on Slieve Meelmore, 2006
by nicholamc  4 May 2006
This walk proved to be a good day out for the Northern Ireland Young Walkers Club and was suitable for the range of abilities of the walkers on the day (23/04/06). The photo shows a lunch time break with the perfect view towards Bernagh. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/2333/
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Bleck Cra on Slieve Meelmore, 2006
by Bleck Cra  14 Jun 2006
OonaghG - have a look at my comment "Slieve Binian North Tor 05-01-10", which might help. Or possibly not. Although I'm giving it some thought for this year, I have never participated in the event proper, so there may be some restrictions on routes. Anyway, if you have as much interest in the "authorised" version as have I, you will wing out and give it a go, just for the hell of it. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/2406/
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