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Slievanea Mountain Sliabh Macha Ré A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Macha Ré [OSI], 'mountain of the smooth plain' ) Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 628.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q50748 05749
Place visited by 122 members. Recently by: osullivanm, mountainmike, strangeweaver, padstowe, Deise-Man, FrankMc1964, jamesmforrest, Lauranna, eamonoc, ilenia, JimMc, thomas_g, eoghancarton, tommyclarke, Ulsterpooka
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Longitude: -10.182926, Latitude: 52.183815 , Easting: 50749, Northing: 105749 Prominence: 22.4m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 450731 605803,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvn, 10 char: Slievanea
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

The anglicised form Slievanea would appear to derive from Ir. Sliabh an Fhia, 'mountain of the deer'. The deer is also an important symbol in Celtic mythology. In many tales they lure people into the realm of the gods. Remains of several fulachta fia (venison-cooking pits) can be found around Lough Adoon.   Slievanea is the 241st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievanea in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: Slievanea from the way up Gearhane
 
A high starting point
Short Summary created by scapania, jackill  26 Jan 2011
Park in the large car park at the Connor pass.
Cross the main road and head due east uphill following a distinct track for 200 meters, leave this track as it swing sharply south and continue uphill and east, skirting cliffs to your left side.
These are steep cliffs, so keep some distance from them.
You will come to a small semicircle of stones at about 620 mtrs elevation , pick up a low stone wall and follow it to the unmarked summit about 400 meters to the east. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/242/comment/5002/
 
I had a few hours to spare while in Tralee last F .. by jackill   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
The view from near the summit of Slieveanea. Look .. by jackill   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
The best view of Slievanea is from the far side o .. by padodes   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
Great views of Brandon and Lakes .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
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