Mweelrea 814m mountain, Mweelrea Mountains Mayo Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Mweelrea Mountains Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, MSW 
Highest place:
Mweelrea, 814m
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres,

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Mweelrea Mountain Maol Réidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Maol Réidh [GE], 'bald hill with the smooth top') County Highpoint of Mayo, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 814m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L78983 66810
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Longitude: -9.830313, Latitude: 53.637241 , Easting: 78983, Northing: 266810 Prominence: 779m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 478962 766828,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mwlr, 10 char: Mweelrea
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

Mweelrea is the highest mountain in Connacht.   Mweelrea is the highest mountain in the Mweelrea Mountains area and the 35th highest in Ireland. Mweelrea is the highest point in county Mayo.

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Picture: Looking out on the Atlantic from Mweelrea.
 
New Comment: Connaughts highest
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
This has to be possibly my favourite hike in Ireland. From Delphi Adventure Centre, follow the R335 North for about 2.5km. Turn left at the southern tip of Doo Lough at L84552 67113 G. From here it's a steep ascent North West to Ben Lugmore West Top. The hard work is rewarded with a phenomenal ridge walk to Ben Lugmore then over to Ben Bury. From here it's a small drop down South West to a col connecting Ben Bury and Mwleerea. One final ascent will bring you to the highest point in Connaught which surely deserves more to mark it's splendour than the small cairn at the top. The route home involves dropping down to Derreenanwinshin, before crossing some boggy ground to connect up with a forest track leading back to Delphi. This is one of my favourite hikes in Ireland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/34/comment/20176/
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Really enjoyed my ascent of this peak on 11 Sept .. by rmilne   (Show all for Mweelrea)
 
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