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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 130, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDowns Hill 372mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725.5mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

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Sleamaine Hill Sliabh Meáin A name in Irish
Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Carn List, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 430m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O17000 05508
Place visited by 94 members. Recently by: strangeweaver, eugeneryan959, abcd, Grumbler, Colin Murphy, Pepe, briankelly, melohara, Niamhq, GoldCircle, bryanjbarry, pinchy, grzywaczmarcin, jgfitz, Joshua3
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Longitude: -6.254259, Latitude: 53.087702 , Easting: 317000, Northing: 205508 Prominence: 42m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 716940 705547,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slmn, 10 char: Sleamaine
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Sleamaine is the 777th highest place in Ireland.

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pdtempan on Sleamaine, 2007
by pdtempan  19 Dec 2007
Hi Miriam, padodes, it's true that the Sleamaine and Ir. slemhain, 'smooth, slippery (place)' resemble each other on paper, but there the resemblance ends. It needs to borne in mind that Sleamaine is an anglicised form and that the spelling conventions of Irish and English are radically different. Ir. sleamhain is actually pronounced approximately 'slowan' (rhyming with the surname 'Cowen') and this is roughly how one would expect it to be anglicised. By contrast, Liam Price (Place-Names of Co. Wicklow, vol. i, 54) indicates the pronunciation of Sleamaine as 'slee-maan'. It is most probably an anglicised form of Ir. Sliabh Meáin, 'middle mountain', of which there are at least 2 others in Wicklow. PW Joyce (Origin and History of Irish Names of Places, vol. i, 379) derives Sleamaine from Sliabh-meadhoin, 'middle mountain', which is merely the Classical Irish equivalent of Sliabh Meáin. Sleamhain, 'slippery place', does appear in place-names, for instance in Sleans, Co. Antrim, Slanemore/Slanebeg, Co. Westmeath and probably Slawin, Co. Fermanagh, but never with an M in the anglicised form. It's worth checking out Liam Price's book. There are very few mountain names in Wicklow which he doesn't deal with. In the meantime I will see that this derivation and meaning gets added in the next place-names update to MV. Linkback:
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Lazy Sunday or Summer Evening
by darrenf  22 Jan 2011
I recently remembered reading an article in Walking World Ireland describing a short loop around Ballinafunshoge and Sleamaine, so out came the Sept/Oct 2010 edition of the magazine and off I set to follow the route described by Denis Gill.

Plenty of parking is available at O174063 A and more parking is available at grey gates and other new parking areas along the R759 which overlook Lough Tay. The route decribed in WWI takes you within striking distance of both Sleamaine and Ballinafunshoge, while all the time offering up lovely views across the Vartry Reservoirs, Lough Dan and Lough Tay. A grand stroll for a lazy Sunday afternoon or long summer evening. Two and a half hours should complete the loop of 9km. Linkback:
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Local 100 gets closer
by eamonoc  21 Oct 2013
Sunday 20/10/2013. With only 4 tops left for my local 100, I needed to climb! this Mountain. Following the directions of Harry Goodman I parked at (Point A). I followed a well defined forest path with signs for the Wicklow way clearly evident, after 700mts exactly (according to my Garmin forerunner 410 watch) with a felled area of forest on my left and a newly planted area on my right, I turned right off of this path and followed another less well defined path uphill for about 5mins to reach open ground. I turned left here and made my way along another small path to the unmarked top of Sleamaine, it took approx 15 mins from the car to the summit. As the weather was fairly miserable with squally showers I did not dwell long to bask in the delights offered by the unremarkable Sleamaine. I looked towards the mist shrouded Ballinafunshogue and decided to continue on to visit it, See comment for Ballinafunshogue. Linkback:
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If you don't like trees this Is the way for You
by Pepe  11 May 2019
OS sheet 56 shows a handy way up. Follow the Wicklow Way in about a kilometre from the carpark, to where there is a distinct bend. Here the WW meets a track running due north from the slopes of Ballinafunshoge. There is now a sturdy new fence running along this path uphill to the top of Sleamaine. All you have to do is follow this old track up, avoiding any tree-hugging. You will need to cross this fence once, which isn't easy as it's shiny and new, but here and there there are angled struts of wood at certain places in the fence. These can be used as aids to gain height for lifting your arthritic legs over the barbs. The OS map is so accurate it even shows this track shimmying around the top, illustrating exactly where the high point is. Linkback:
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padodes on Sleamaine, 2007
by padodes  31 Dec 2007
Thanks pdtempan for the explanation of the word Sleamaine. It sounds convincing. In some documents referring to this place, I notice that two names are often linked together: "Slemaine (sic) or Ballinvalla". The photo shows a man-sized erratic sitting atop this rather featureless hill. Linkback:
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dhmiriam on Sleamaine, 2007
by dhmiriam  21 Dec 2007
Thank you pdtempan, your correction ref Sleamaine was very informative, and excellently composed. Linkback:
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