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West Cork Mountains Area   N: Coomataggart Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 706m
Maximum height for area: 706 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692mCaoinkeen South-East Top 555mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 706mKnockboy North Top 649mKnockboy South Top 532mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Mweelin Hill Maoileann A name in Irish Cork County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Purple siltstone & fine sandstone Bedrock

Height: 487m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W12932 71650
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Longitude: -9.265396, Latitude: 51.890745 , Easting: 112932, Northing: 71650 Prominence: 90m,  Isolation: 2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 512901 571710,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mwelin, 10 char: Mweelin
Bedrock type: Purple siltstone & fine sandstone, (Bird Hill Formation)

Mweelin is the 607th highest place in Ireland. Mweelin is the second most northerly summit in the West Cork Mountains area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mweelin (<i>Maoileann</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From Mweelin looking to Lackabaun
 
A small effort, excellent views for all the family.
Short Summary created by jackill  31 Aug 2010
Park at the start of the tarred road at W14146 71751 A, room for 5-6 cars.Follow the very obvious gravel track uphill, passing through one gate to the summit trig pillar of Mweelin. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/493/comment/5252/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mweelin (<i>Maoileann</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Trig Point on Mweelin, West Cork
john_desmond on Mweelin, 2008
by john_desmond  7 Jun 2008
This 487m high hill in West Cork is very easy to reach. There is plenty of space for parking on the main public road at W142 717 B. Then you just West walk up the dirt track as outlined by mart in his comment. After about 15 minutes, you're up by the trig point. By the way, this seems to be a very well used track so access should not be a problem.........Mweelin is a good vantage point from which to take in the views of West Cork and Kerry. To the West, you can see the jagged outline of the Reeks and the broad summit of Mangerton. The Northern horizon is bounded by Crohane, the Paps, Caherbarnagh and Mullaghanish. To the South, Nowen, Sheehy Mor and the small peaks of Douce and Doughill dominate the skyline. In the valley below, the River Lee having just left Gougane Barra, now forms a series of small lakes as it begins it's journey towards Cork City. Overall, very easy to get to with great views. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/493/comment/3157/
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mart on Mweelin, 2008
by mart  4 Jun 2008
This can be reached from the road running from Ballingeary to Top of Coom. There is a wide track which runs up to the summit triangulation post and then continues around the head of the vallley and along the county bounds. It would be possible to walk along the ridge to Gougane Barra.
The climb is very easy but the views are very good and there is plenty of room for a long walk. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/493/comment/3144/
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An even quicker ascent than Carrigalougha
by three5four0  15 Aug 2010
Combined Mweelin with Carrigalougha, after an afternoon in Kenmare avoiding heavy down pours. Needless to say after 5 mins, starting the route posted by John Desmond, I and my wife were soaked to the skin with the only views available being that of our boots, as we tramped up the track!

The 2 hills combined give around 1 hours walk, so very suitable for a late evening walk after tea, if you happen to be near by. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/493/comment/6013/
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