Sheegouna 553.5m mountain, South Midlands Slievenamon Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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South Midlands Area   Slievenamon Subarea
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 53, 54, 55, 59, 60, 61, 66, 67, 68, 74 
Highest place:
Slievenamon, 720.2m
Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

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Sheegouna Mountain Sí Ghamhnaí A name in Irish
also Slievenamon North-East Top an extra name in English
Tipperary County, in Arderin Beg List

Height: 553.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 67 Grid Reference: S30500 31600
Place visited by 43 members. Recently by: MountainHunter, john_desmond, omurchu, simoburn, FrankMc1964, conormcbandon, Jerpoint23, Fergalh, madfrankie, wicklore, muddyboots, Cobhclimber, davidsmyth, David-Guenot, oakesave
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Longitude: -7.552293, Latitude: 52.435473 , Easting: 230500, Northing: 131600 Prominence: 15.43m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 630442 631648,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Shgn, 10 char: Sheegouna


Sheegouna is the third highest mountain in the South Midlands area and the 413th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Sheegouna in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: From Slievenamon North-West Top
 
A great view of south Kilkenny
Short Summary created by jackill  2 Sep 2015
Start from the roadside north of Kilcash at S317 288 A A just in front of a farmyard.Park on the roadside, which is narrow, as best you can. Be careful not to obstruct the farm entrances. A rough signposted track leads off to the west, up the mountain. The route up the mountain is on a substantial track so you can't really go wrong, just follow it uphill with the forestry on your right.
At the top of this track is a concrete building with bits of decaying aerial near it. Go past this uphill to the north on a gradual slope to the summit area of Slievenamon. Head downhill north on steep ground before a gradual rise to the summit of Slievenamon North-West Top which is marked by a cairn of flat stones and what appears to be an excavated cist grave. Continue downhill east over rough ground before gaining an obvious forest edge track to the summit of Knockahunna then downhill south passing a windshaped tree before a gradual ascent to the summit cairn of Slievenamon North-East Top making a good circuit in this isolated mountain area. A sometimes faint track leads from its col with Slievenamon more or less all the way back to the main Slievenamon ascent track. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1490/comment/18170/
 
The Tipp of the iceberg .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Sheegouna)
 
Tipp of the iceberg #2 .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Sheegouna)
 
6 on Slievenamon .. by tomodub   (Show all for Sheegouna)
 
Easy bag from major top. .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Sheegouna)
 
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