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Slievetooey Mountain Sliabh Tuaidh A name in Irish
(poss. Ir. Sliabh Tuaidh [DUPN], 'northern mountain') Donegal County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 511m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: G62878 89936
Place visited by 76 members. Recently by: sandilandsn, magicstep, melohara, shaunkelly, johncromie, dolan931, IainT, rowanofravara, Ulsterpooka, Colin Murphy, MichaelE, jimbloomer, gwyniemac, simoburn, chalky
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Longitude: -8.577351, Latitude: 54.755977 , Easting: 162878, Northing: 389936 Prominence: 376m,  Isolation: 1.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 562835 889927,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvty, 10 char: Slievetoey
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

Located in Meenacurrin townland. Slievetooey is on the north side of the peninsula, while Slieve League is on the south. The cliffs and stacks along Slievetoey’s seaward side form one of the most spectacular stretches of coastal scenery in Ireland. The highest point at 511m is actually unnamed on the Discovery map, while the name is positioned on a lower peak (472m). There are many possible interpretations of the specific element in this name. O'Neill mentions tuagh, an axe or hook, and tuathach, a lord or ruler of a tuath. If the early forms can be relied open, there appears to have been an article between the two elements, which would make north mountain rather unlikely. Previously Meenacurrin in MV.   Sliabh Tuaidh is the third highest mountain in the Donegal SW area and the 526th highest in Ireland.

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This picture shows some of the crags which guard .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Sliabh Tuaidh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Sliabh Tuaidh in area Donegal SW, Ireland
Picture: Coastal rock features seen from near the summit of Slievetooey
 
pdtempan on Sliabh Tuaidh, 2005
by pdtempan  7 Nov 2005
The rock scenery pictured here can be viewed at closer quarters by walking west from Maghera and keeping relatively low. This route is described in David Herman's book of Donegal walks. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/430/comment/2041/
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Eagle city .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Sliabh Tuaidh)
 
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