Slieve Croob 534m mountain, Mourne Mountains Slieve Croob Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Slieve Croob Mountain Sliabh Crúibe A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Crúibe [DUPN], 'mountain of the hoof') Down County, in Arderin List, Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 534m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 20 Grid Reference: J31847 45378
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Longitude: -5.973564, Latitude: 54.340068 , Easting: 331847, Northing: 345378 Prominence: 439m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 731767 845379,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvCrb, 10 char: SlvCrob
Bedrock type: Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate, (Deep marine turbidite sequence)

The River Lagan rises on the northern slopes of Slieve Croob. The three parishes of Magherahamlet, Kilmegan and Drumgooland converge on the summit, which has excellent panoramic views, including a particularly fine view of the northern peaks in the Mourne Mountains. Until the mid-20th century, there was a tradition of climbing the mountain on Blaeberry Sunday at the end of July or beginning of August. This is clearly a survival of a Lughnasa tradition [see MacNeill, 155-56]. The summit cairn is locally known as the Twelve Cairns, but this seems to be a relatively modern name arising from damage causing the break-up of a single cairn into several smaller heaps.   Slieve Croob is the 460th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Croob is the most northerly summit in the Mourne Mountains area.

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I took my 4 year old daughter via the Drumkerragh .. by WillHoey   (Show all for Slieve Croob)
 
Just came back from climbing Slieve Croob, was ho .. by Townsman2004   (Show all for Slieve Croob)
 
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by mneary34  25 Sep 2006
An early morning view of Slieve Croob 'floating' in the clouds as seen from Slieve Commedagh in the Mournes. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/388/comment/2515/
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Had intended to take the (reputedly) more interes .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Slieve Croob)
 
Slieve Croob is a northern outlier of older “Newr .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Croob)
 
For the best panoramic view in the North climb Sl .. by janerobbie   (Show all for Slieve Croob)
 
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