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Benbulbin Mountain Binn Ghulbain A name in Irish
also Benbulben an extra name in English
(Ir. Binn Ghulbain [GE], 'Gulban’s peak' or 'jaw-shaped peak') Sligo County, in Arderin List, Dark fine-grained cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 526m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G69226 46352
Place visited by 301 members. Recently by: emermcloughlin, mickdylan, hgboyle, PaulNolan, Reeks2011, NICKY, NualaMc, Sao, tommyclarke, Schweppee, supersullivan, AntrimRambler, Aciddrinker, murphysw, ColinCallanan
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Longitude: -8.474196, Latitude: 54.364901 , Easting: 169226, Northing: 346352 Prominence: 61m,  Isolation: 1.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 569182 846353,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnblbn, 10 char: Benbulbin
Bedrock type: Dark fine-grained cherty limestone, (Dartry Limestone Formation)

Benbulbin, with its limestone escarpment resembling the prow of a ship, is one of the most recognisable Irish mountains. It is also steeped in legend. It takes its name from Conall Gulban, son of Niall of the Nine hostages, who was fostered here. Fionn Mac Cumhaill finds his son Oisín naked under a rowan tree on Benbulben, having not seen him for seven years. It is also the spot where Diarmuid Ó Duibhne is finally killed by a boar, after he and Gráinne have been pursued for many years throughout Ireland by Fionn. Sometimes spelt Benbulben.   Benbulbin is the 484th highest place in Ireland. Benbulbin is the most westerly summit in the Dartry Mountains area.

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Just moved to sligo this summer and have been adm .. by joemurray110277   (Show all for Benbulbin)
 
I challenge anyone to look at this mountain and n .. by hazyview   (Show all for Benbulbin)
 
On the 4th of July I was on Benbulbin, and being .. by marymac   (Show all for Benbulbin)
 
Wow ! Where am I? .. by camlinramblers   (Show all for Benbulbin)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbulbin in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Barnaribbon Laneway
 
Southern Gully
by swoop  9 May 2011
Starting point for 6 hours of trekking
normal Grid Ref = G 689 453 A
10 digit Grid Ref = G 68937 45368 B Latitude = 54.35596 (north) Longitude = -8.47784 (west)
Latitude = 54°21'21" (north) Longitude = 8°28'40" (west) Tetrad = G64X
Altitude = 210 metres
walk to end of lane , and then upwards keeping gully to your right. Easy safe climb. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/402/comment/6344/
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Safety First and... Enjoy! Mateusz Stepien, D .. by mati   (Show all for Benbulbin)
 
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