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Sheeffry Hills Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, MSW 
Highest place:
Barrclashcame, 772m
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 707 metres,

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Tawnyard Hill Tamhnaigh Ard A name in Irish
(Ir. Tamhnaigh Ard [logainm.ie], 'high field or isolated arable
area')
Mayo County, in Carn List, Sandstone, mudrock, conglomerate, tuff Bedrock

Height: 436m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L90346 68690
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Longitude: -9.659283, Latitude: 53.656636 , Easting: 90346, Northing: 268690 Prominence: 51m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 490322 768709,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Twnyrd, 10 char: Tawnyard
Bedrock type: Sandstone, mudrock, conglomerate, tuff, (Derrylea Formation)

There are several peaks in the Sheeffry Hills and elsewhere in Mayo whose names begin with Tawny-. These are derived from Ir. tamhnach, the original meaning of which seems to be a clearing. It comes to mean 'field' and in upland areas it often has the meaning of an arable area amongst rough upland pasture. This hill is named Sheffry Hill on William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830).   Tawnyard is the 779th highest place in Ireland. Tawnyard is the most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Sheeffry Hills area.

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Tawnyard was a first climb on a four-top trip aro .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Tawnyard)
 
At Easter '07 I camped for a few days in Mayo to .. by wicklore   (Show all for Tawnyard)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tawnyard in area Sheeffry Hills, Ireland
Picture: Tawnyard Lough
 
wicklore on Tawnyard, 2008
by wicklore  16 Jul 2008
Gorgeous early morning view of Tawnyard Lough from the regional road on the way to climb Tawnyard itself. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/669/comment/3224/
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After climbing Tawnyard from the East there is a .. by wicklore   (Show all for Tawnyard)
 
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