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Finlieve Mountain Fionnshliabh A name in Irish
Ir. Fionnshilabh [PNNI 3], ‘white mountain’ Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin Beg List, Sandstone Bedrock

Height: 578m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29&36 Grid Reference: J23633 20390
Place visited by 47 members. Recently by: Carolyn105, Colin Murphy, PPruzina, liz50, MichaelG55, dshields, arderincorbett, trostanite, ilenia, David-Guenot, chalky, Lauranna, marcellawalking, twilawalking, di22900
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Longitude: -6.11006, Latitude: 54.117763 , Easting: 323633, Northing: 320390 Prominence: 20m,  Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 723555 820396,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Fnlv, 10 char: Finlieve
Bedrock type: Sandstone, (Hawick Group)

Finlieve is a southern shoulder of Shanlieve / Eagle Mountain. The name is locally pronounced without the final consonant, as witnessed by the anglicised form Finley on James Williamson’s map of Co. Down (1810). The name Fionnshliabh, like Seanshliabh (Shanlieve), is linguistically notable as one of a small group of mountain names consisting of close compounds. In this case the adjective fionn, ‘white, fair’, is combined with sliabh, ‘mountain’.   Finlieve is the 339th highest place in Ireland.

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A fairly remote, nondescript top. .. by group   (Show all for Finlieve)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Finlieve in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit Area.
 
Local 100
by sandman  19 Jun 2015
By my calculation this is the 4th time I have had to complete my local 100, thankfully the pre 2014 remains the same. Although I have walked in this area many times over the years I could not say for certain if I visited the summit or not so, on a beautiful June afternoon, I rectified this. Parking at J2517717062 C I accessed the summit via the track marked on the Activity Map, a nice easy ramble. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1414/comment/18135/
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All in a row .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Finlieve)
 
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