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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 354th highest in Ireland. Slieve Gullion is the highest point in county Armagh.

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I was on Slieve Gullion on 15 October 2005 but ea .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slieve Gullion)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Gullion in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: Gullion summit
 
Colin Murphy on Slieve Gullion, 2008
by Colin Murphy  29 Sep 2008
The 'twin towers' of the trig pillar and a directional pillar atop the passage tomb on Gullion, frame the small Calliagh Berras Lough to the north. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/322/comment/3344/
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Followed madfrankies advice (above) but parked ou .. by Sherlock1   (Show all for Slieve Gullion)
 
Most people start at the carpark high up the moun .. by stephenfarley   (Show all for Slieve Gullion)
 
Loop from Forest Park Car Park .. by nkenealy   (Show all for Slieve Gullion)
 
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