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Rinavore Hill Roighne Mhór A name in Irish
(Ir. Roighne Mhór [TR], 'big excellent portion') Galway County, in Carn List, Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff Bedrock

Height: 426m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L91611 58503
Place visited by 12 members. Recently by: Fergalh, eamonoc, tphase, sandman, juliewoods, eeimly, markwallace, chalky, maxim, taobear, Jamessheerin, lakedistrictHW
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Longitude: -9.636645, Latitude: 53.565403 , Easting: 91611, Northing: 258503 Prominence: 242m,  Isolation: 2.4km
ITM: 491584 758523,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Rnvr, 10 char: Rinavore
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff, (Rosroe Formation)

Tim Robinson suggests roighne is righin, 'tough or stubborn', (TR, 103) but it seems more likely that it is simply roighne, 'the best part', perhaps a praise-name for an old land division rather than the hill itself.   Roighne Mhór is the 818th highest place in Ireland.

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Apparently unpopular outlier between Partry and M .. by markwallace   (Show all for Roighne Mhór)
 
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by sandman  7 May 2017
Because of my visit to near by Knocknafaughy i ascended this hill on the opposite side to Mark, although steep not as steep as the accent from the R336 road. If you wish you can park at L9288658759 B and follow the farm tract to the base of the hill. No cairn exists at the summit so to the previous comment your memory is still good. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/711/comment/18913/
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