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Slieve Commedagh Mountain Sliabh Coimhéideach A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Coimhéideach [PNNI], 'watching/guarding mountain') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 767m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J34610 28616
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Longitude: -5.938543, Latitude: 54.188898 , Easting: 334610, Northing: 328616 Prominence: 180m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 734535 828624,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvCmd, 10 char: SlvCmdgh
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

As on Slieve Meelmore, there is a tower near the summit of Slieve Commedagh. On the southern side, at the head of the Annalong Valley, is a spectacular group of granite tors known as 'the Castles'. These can be appreciated from the Brandy Pad, a track once used by smugglers. During the 18th Century the Mourne Mountains were notorious for smuggling commodities such as wine, silk, tobacco, tea and brandy, mainly from Britain. The cargo would be brought ashore under the cover of darkness and taken over the mountains to Hilltown and the surrounding areas.   Slieve Commedagh is the second highest mountain in the Mourne Mountains area and the 64th highest in Ireland. Slieve Commedagh is the second highest point in county Down.

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The summit house on Slieve Commedagh Feb 05 .. by shippy   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
 
Sorry but Commedagh can't come out to play.. .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
 
31/1/06 The summit house on Slieve Commedagh peep .. by MickC   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
 
The Mourne Wall snaking down Slieve Donard and cr .. by GWPR   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
 
craigo on Slieve Commedagh, 2004
by craigo  17 Aug 2004
Nice walk for somebody with 2 cars is, starting from bloody bridge, up to the col below donard, turn right and follow the wall to the summit. Still following the wall, descend the other side into gap below commedagh. Still following wall up commedagh, its not as steep but on a clear day the views are fantastic, from Lough Neagh in the North down to Wicklow in the South and even out to the Isle of Man if you are lucky!! Follow spur above the huge and impressive pot down to the forestry and walk down through donard park to Newcastle. Nicer in winter when there are fewer daytrippers around though. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/63/comment/1092/
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A dank cloudy morning in Belfast didn't promise w .. by volsung   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
 
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