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Shanlieve Mountain Seanshliabh A name in Irish
(Ir. Seanshliabh [PNNI], 'old mountain') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 626m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J24068 22669
Place visited by 287 members. Recently by: Pikes, Fenton, Andy1287, abcd, Grumbler, nupat, schwann10, MichaelG55, eoghancarton, briankelly, Tullyroe, livelife2thefull, arderincorbett, jamesmforrest, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -6.10237, Latitude: 54.138092 , Easting: 324068, Northing: 322669 Prominence: 31m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 723996 822672,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Shnlv, 10 char: Shanlieve
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

What is meant by 'old mountain'?, one may ask. Names of this type usually refer to the fact that a place was cleared for agricultural exploitation at an early date and acquired their name when activity shifted to a new area.   Shanlieve is the 247th highest place in Ireland.

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The most westerly 600m top in the Mournes .. by group   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
Western Mournes Hike .. by hbowman1   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
The western Mournes hang grim, grey and glowering .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
I started at Yellow River picnic area (grid 20922 .. by gerrym   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
After Eagle Mtn it is a short walk to Shanlieve & .. by three5four0   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Shanlieve in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Following the wall back to Eagle
 
Two for the price of one!
by paulocon  25 Aug 2010
From Eagle, it's just a short stroll along Batts Wall across to the summit cairn on Shanlieve - a case of two 600 metre summits for the price of one!. The cairn stands just a short distance from the wall and on our visit, was surrounded by a white covering of Bog Cotton. Pigeon Rock, Slievemoughanmore, Eagle and Shanlieve make up a nice walk from Deers Meadow, the only drawback being that you have to retrace your steps back to the starting point although the more adventurous can plot a return route off the beaten track. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/236/comment/6056/
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