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West Cork Mountains Area   Cen: Shehy More 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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Shehy More SW Top Hill An tSeithe Mhór (mullach thiar theas) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Shehy More. Cork County in Munster Province, in no lists, Black mudstone & silt-lensed mudstone Bedrock

Height: 446.0m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W13810 59146
Place visited by 26 members. Recently by: conorb, eamonoc, Fergalh, Wildrover, David-Guenot, osullivanm, simon3, Juanita, Daingean, CaminoPat, markmjcampion, Lauranna, davsheen, melohara, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -9.249528, Latitude: 51.778558 , Easting: 113810, Northing: 59147 Prominence: 27.89m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 513779 559212,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Shh446, 10 char: ShhyMrSWTp
Bedrock type: Black mudstone & silt-lensed mudstone, (Ardaturrish Member)

Shehy More SW Top is the 746th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Shehy More SW Top (<i>An tSeithe Mhór (mullach thiar theas)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Shehy SW appears from the cloud (from Shehy More ridge)
 
Not worth a trip on its own but a nice addition to Shehy More
by thomas_g  8 May 2012
Accessed from Shehy More, it's an easy walk over to Shehy More SW by following the fence along the ridge. I did find the going easier on the south side of the fence (which you must cross to get to Shehy More top anyway).
There appears to be a farm track that goes all the way to W145 597 A (the dip between Shehy More and Shehy SW), which would be an easy route up (with permission from the farmer).
From a distance Shehy SW looks narrow and sharp, but it's neither once you're up close. The location of the top is a little indistinct, with no markings, but it seems to be a fairly obvious tussock on the south side of the fence. There appears to be a farm track that skirts the west of the forestry to the north of Shehy SW, this is a possible easy access (again with permission).
From Shehy SW, I headed back towards the west short of Lough Nambrackderg. I suggest you stay fairly high here as it's very boggy on the NW slope of Shehy More. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/661/comment/6793/
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Cousane Gap approach
by conorb  19 Apr 2021
Parked near the excellent information sign at the Cousane Gap and then picked up a lovely boreen heading NW on the Bantry side of the Gap.
Unfortunately, there was a lot of fly tipping in the wood by the boreen for a few hundred meters that ruined the first part of our run. Dropped down to a little bridge, then took a boreen heading NE and the mountain came into view.

Just before a farmyard, we picked up a track and we were on the mountain. It was fairly straightforward to pick a line towards the ridge and from there we followed a fence until we got to the top. It's fairly flat along the top ridge so we kept an eye on our watches until we got the best candidate for the peak. We then crossed the fence and eventually picked up a track that brought us down to the R585.

Overall a nice loop despite the fly-tipping and I don't think it would be too difficult to bag the main Shehy Mór top from this side either. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/661/comment/22936/
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