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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 665m
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,

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Slieve Anierin Mountain Sliabh an Iarainn A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Iarainn [OSI], 'mountain of the iron') Leitrim County, in Arderin List, Sandstone, sandy shale & shale Bedrock

Height: 585m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H01878 15930
Place visited by 92 members. Recently by: TommyMc, eamonoc, FrankMc1964, Wilderness, hgboyle, hilde, markmjcampion, PeakPaul, ciaranr, sglennon, bryanmccabe, jlk, melohara, supersullivan, Lauranna
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Longitude: -7.972069, Latitude: 54.092539 , Easting: 201878, Northing: 315930 Prominence: 245m,  Isolation: 2.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 601827 815938,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvAnr, 10 char: SlvAnrn
Bedrock type: Sandstone, sandy shale & shale, (Bencroy Sandstone Member)

This area is area is known for its mineral resources, particularly the coal which was mined in the vicinity of Arigna. There were also iron workings beside Lough Allen at the base of this mountain, still operating in the late 19th century. A local legend holds that they were worked by Goibnenn, the smith-god of the Tuatha Dé Danann.   Slieve Anierin is the second highest mountain in the Breifne area and the 326th highest in Ireland. Slieve Anierin is the most southerly summit and also the most westerly in the Breifne area. Slieve Anierin is the third highest point in county Leitrim.

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A good start for Sliabh an Iarainn is from the en .. by absalon   (Show all for Slieve Anierin)
 
The Quest for the top via the Holy G Trail .. by Gerryor   (Show all for Slieve Anierin)
 
I climbed this from Drumshanbo, however it is pos .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Slieve Anierin)
 
Sunday - Jan 31st 2010. Weather : Cold/ frosty, r .. by Barty1958   (Show all for Slieve Anierin)
 
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Jaak on Slieve Anierin, 2007
by Jaak  10 Apr 2007
Climbed this recently via the route outlined by edflanaga - very useful directions. The Trig point is hard to find as only the base remains - in the centre of a very boggy mix of peat and mud. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/305/comment/2662/
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Climbed on Sunday 20/4/08 using the following rou .. by donieg   (Show all for Slieve Anierin)
 
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