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West Clare Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 51, 52, 57, 58 
Highest place:
Slievecallan, 391m
Maximum height for area: 391 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 365 metres,

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Mullagh More Hill An Mullach Mor A name in Irish
The Big Summit Clare County, in Local/Historical/Cultural List, Visean limestone and calcareous shale Bedrock

Height: 180m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 52 Grid Reference: R32849 95545
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Longitude: -9.001082, Latitude: 53.006708 , Easting: 132849, Northing: 195545 Prominence: 50m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 532813 695579,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlg180, 10 char: MlghMore
Bedrock type: Visean limestone and calcareous shale, ()

It featured very largely in the Irish psyche and culture back in the nineties on account of the controversy surrounding a proposed interpretive centre. During & after this long debate, Mullaghmore became central in our attitude to the environment, specifically the preservation of wilderness, access   Mullagh More is the 1419th highest place in Ireland. Mullagh More is the second most easterly summit in the West Clare area.

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Iconic hill with waymarked ways. .. by group   (Show all for Mullagh More)
 
The Way Nature ought to Be? .. by Pepe   (Show all for Mullagh More)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullagh More in area West Clare, Ireland
Picture: UP AND OVER
 
WRONG OPTION
by Buny Clare  12 Oct 2017
As we advance in years some of us do not put the same effort in planning as we would have In previous years. I had climbed Mullaghmore on two previous occasions (see 10/6/2016) Last Friday I was joined by two friends. Actually, it was not my original intention to climb this hill , I was going to bypass Mullaghmore in my stage walk from Limerick to Ballyvaughan. However, I was determined to show my pals the magnificent scenery from the peak. We travelled by car to Cooloorta first as this was the area where I had previously finished a stage of my Ballyvaughan trek. For a few reasons we decided not to climb Mullaghmore from this Eastern direction and travelled by car to the usual popular Southern route , where we would also have an option to climb Knockanes after reaching the Mullaghmore summit
Commencing at approximately 13.00 hrs ,all went well but the weather was poor when we reached the peak ,it was wet with very little wind. We discussed our three options: the first was to return on the same route, the second (marked) to circuit the Hill , the third to walk to the base of Knockanes (680m) and then if the weather improved we could climb to the peak and return to our car via the road on the west side of the Hill or walk on to Carron where another car awaited. We selected the third option . Without a track, I can only describe the going as difficult on the slippery limestone pavements . At approximately 15.30 we were at the Base of Knockanes and as it was still raining and cloud appearing over the Hill , we decided not to climb but to try and locate the track leading from the road to the Hill. I had seen this track on an old Burren map.. Once we located this track we could easily reach the road . NOT SO EASY !!!!.We could not locate the track. We could see a farmer a few hundred metres in front of us taking his cattle up the Hill so we decided it might be wiser not to proceed further north. I now believe the track was probably very close to where the farmer was taking his cattle. Anyway, we decided to walk over very rough ground to try and reach the road . We could see Father Ted’s house in the distance and we assumed the road was adjacent . We got, with difficulty, to within a few hundred metres of the meadow which would have taken us to the road. Here we made a wrong decision ,instead of trying to walk through the hazel trees to reach the fields and the road, we decided instead to walk back south and try and make our way over to the east in order to re-join the The Mullaghmore track,. After almost 2 hours of difficult walking which included having to climb down a 20 foot gully, cross a stream and scramble with difficulty , up the opposite rocky face , we eventually reached the Mullaghnore track and arrived at our car at 18.15…A challenging day! BUNY CLARE Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1390/comment/19746/
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The Burren. .. by sandman   (Show all for Mullagh More)
 
a very relaxing day in the burren but watch your .. by Buny Clare   (Show all for Mullagh More)
 
Karst at its best. .. by jlk   (Show all for Mullagh More)
 
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