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Mourne Mountains Area   N: Commedagh Subarea
Place count in area: 58, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29 
Highest place:
Slieve Donard, 849m
Maximum height for area: 849 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 821 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slieve Commedagh Mountain Sliabh Coimhéideach A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Coimhéideach [PNNI], 'watching/guarding mountain') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 767m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J34610 28616
Place visited by 765 members. Recently by: TimmyMullen, dino, Combat_Monkey, amgall, Solliden, garybuz, Hillwalker65, marktrengove, Ansarlodge, cmcv10, Patbrdrck, deirdrec, childminder05, Beti13, eiremountains
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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Commedagh (<i>Sliabh Coimhéideach</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Commedagh Summit with Donard in the Background
 
Mournes Daytrip: Part 1 (19/09/22)
by dino  3 Oct 2022
Starting from the car park in Newcastle I came up along the Glen River along the tourist route to Donard. The forest track was well worn and easy to follow but care was needed with the many exposed roots and rocks. The noisy Glen River was a constant companion as it rushed down through many narrow little ravines and over multiple falls.
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At the first bridge I stayed to the right bank making my way through the trees and now away from the more travelled route. At the tumble down stone wall I veered right picking up a trail that heads at an angle up through the trees and seemed to be used by maniac mountain bike riders descending the hill. Leaving the trees I met the wall again with a rickety stile but thankfully an open gate that didn't require any risk to life or limb!
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Out of the trees and on the open hill it was a steep and seemingly never ending climb along faint but easily followed tracks to the top of Shan Slieve. On the way up I had numerous opportunities to admire the views back over Newcastle, out to sea and towards the top of Commedagh and Donard while I caught my breath and tried to lower my heart rate! 4km and almost 1.5hours to climb from sea level to 670m and it was tough.
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Leaving Shan Slieve I followed the curve of the Pot of Pulgarve on a ridge that gives great views across to Donard but also into the Mournes range on the other side. This was more than worth the climb up. The gentle curving shoulder of Commedagh is dry and firm underfoot with a covering of short wiry grass and I was soon at the large summit cairn and the second highest summit in The Mournes.
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Full blog and photos here: https://niallharran.com/2022/09/23/mournes-daytrip-part-i/
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YouTube Video here: https://youtu.be/lEZ32CbACvI
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