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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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Picture: Slieve Commedagh Summit
 
mneary34 on Slieve Commedagh, 2006
by mneary34  19 Sep 2006
Slieve Commedagh is a climb of 185 metres from the Slieve Donard col and half way up the ground levels out significantly. In mist you might think you have reached the summit at that stage although you will quickly realise that there is still some climbing to be done. The summit is 200 metres or so from the wall and is a broad flat area as shown in the photo. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/63/comment/2503/
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came up to commedagh [765mtrs] from hares gap.... .. by hillwalker59   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
 
Commedagh's castles viewed from the Brandy Pad - .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slieve Commedagh)
 
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