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Cooley/Gullion Area   Slieve Gullion Subarea
Place count in area: 23, OSI/LPS Maps: 28, 29, 35, 36 
Highest place:
Slieve Foye, 589m
Maximum height for area: 589 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 494 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 County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 573m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J02476 20331
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Longitude: -6.433485, Latitude: 54.121878 , Easting: 302476, Northing: 320331 Prominence: 478m,  Isolation: 4.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 702402 820337,   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 is 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 second highest mountain in the Cooley/Gullion area and the 353rd highest in Ireland. Slieve Gullion is the highest point in county Armagh.

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Hello Tsunami - now you're a Cross child in more .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slieve Gullion)
Moac on Slieve Gullion, 2006
by Moac  1 May 2006
Unfortunately Camlough Wood carpark (033233 A ) is now blocked off with boulders. I parked at Slieve Gullion Court Yard and walked up road to a wall at corner of forest (026191 B). Wall leads to within 200m of little col at (030196 C). A pleasant walk along ridge to South Cairn and on to North Cairn. Lunchtime entertainment provided by Army Chinook with load slung below. Followed good track about 500m down N ridge then cut back diagonally to pick up forest drive at (015213 D). Found lens caps from a new pair of binoculars about 200m N of N Cairn at 2pm 1st May 2006 _ owner are you out there? Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/322/comment/2319/
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The view north, along the ridge from the Summit C .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slieve Gullion)
My last Mourne/Cooley >500m mountain - hesitated .. by Jaak   (Show all for Slieve Gullion)
Was putting off doing this one as part of my high .. by murphysw   (Show all for Slieve Gullion)
Unforgettable place. .. by hazyview   (Show all for Slieve Gullion)
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