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Leenaun Hill Mountain An Meall Dubh A name in Irish
(Ir. An Meall Dubh [TR*], 'black knoll') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Siltstone & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 618m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L87432 59343
Place visited by 249 members. Recently by: justynagru, Maire-Ni, mdoc1969, Atlanticstar, Grumbler, nupat, John.geary, pmeldrum, OisinD, johnmctighe, Roswayman, seanmeehan, magnumpig, JeanM, millsd1
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Longitude: -9.69999, Latitude: 53.572067 , Easting: 87432, Northing: 259343 Prominence: 363m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 487406 759363,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LnnHl, 10 char: Lenaun Hil
Bedrock type: Siltstone & sandstone, (Lough Muck Formation)

Walks: see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 80-85, for a route to the summit from Leenaun village. Sometimes called Bunnaviskaun.   Leenaun Hill is the 256th highest place in Ireland.

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Stunning Views over Leenaun and Killary Harbour .. by group   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
From the top of The Col of Despondancy .. by aburden   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
A relatively easy walk without too many rocky sec .. by robhoward   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
Starting and ending at 615882 I, just a coup .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
3 of us climbed it from a point 1 mile from Leena .. by emaxwell   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
Landowner sign " No Hillwalkers allowed "
by Rossie73  12 Jul 2020
Hi, I tried to do this hill, Sun 12th July 2020. At the gate 500m from Leenaun, on road toward Maam, there was a distinct sign saying " No Hillwalkers allowed". A neighbour in a car pulled up and vocally said the landowner had spent €11K on fencing. The sign was put up about 2 months ago. It was too wet a day for me to photo the sign.
The only way up was 500m on from the hotel taking the Western Way track. Thank you, John Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/246/comment/20813/
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