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Gullion Area   SE: Ring of Gullion Subarea
Place count in area: 11, OSI/LPS Maps: 28, 29, EW-CLY 
Highest place:
Slieve Gullion, 573m
Maximum height for area: 573 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 478 metres,

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Slieve Gullion Mountain Sliabh gCuillinn A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh gCuillinn [DUPN], 'mountain of the steep slope/holly') County Highpoint of Armagh in NI and in Ulster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 573m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J02476 20331
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Longitude: -6.43344, Latitude: 54.12185 , Easting: 302476, Northing: 320331 Prominence: 478m,  Isolation: 4.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 702405 820334,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvGln, 10 char: SlvGln
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Slieve Gullion Complex)

The Cailleach Bhéirre is remembered in several names on and around Slieve Gullion. A passage tomb on the summit is known as Calliagh Birra’s House. This is one of the highest megalithic tombs in the country (after those on Slieve Donard and the Paps in Kerry). The legend is that when Fionn Mac Cumhaill was enticed inside, he went fresh and youthful but emerged as an exhausted old man. A small lake on the plateau north of the summit is called Calliagh Berra’s Lough. Lower down in the townland of Aghadavoyle on a hillock called Spellick is a rock feature known as the Cailleach Bearea’s Chair. This was regularly visited on 'Blaeberry Sunday', when everybody on the outing would take a turn to sit in the chair. It is recorded by Máire MacNeill as a Lughnasa site (160-61).   Slieve Gullion is the highest mountain in the Gullion area and the 355th highest in Ireland. Slieve Gullion is the highest point in county Armagh.

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Dodging Thunder Showers again! .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Slieve Gullion (Sliabh gCuillinn))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Gullion (<i>Sliabh gCuillinn</i>) in area Gullion, Ireland
Picture: As good as any place for a break.
 
Fionn Mac Cumhaill's mountain.
by TommyV  4 Nov 2018
The car park on the East side of this hill mentioned by traitreker is a good starting point for this hike. Slieve Gullion Forest Park is a very popular recreational area for families so there is ample parking and facilities. Follow the forest road uphill from the car park for a few kilometers. As the forest disappears and the mountain begins to dominate the terrain, a stile on the right side of the road will be seen at J01834 2022.This provides direct access onto the main mountain for the final kilometer assault to the summit along a defined path. There are some interesting folklore stories about the lake at the top. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/322/comment/20192/
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