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Wexford Area , N: Bunclody  Subarea
Feature count in area: 14, all in Wexford, OSI/LPS Maps: 61, 62, 68, 69, 76, 77, EW-B, EW-B
Highest Place: Slieveboy 420m

Starting Places (16) in area Wexford:
Askamore Cemetery, Ballymore Wood, Clone Strand, Clonegal, Coolmelagh Forest CP, Cummer Wood South, Gibbet Hill West, Mary Neal's Spout, Mount St Benedict's School, R746 Half Way House, Scroughmore Cross W, Slieveboy NE, Slieveboy SE, St John's Church, Tarahill House, Vinegar Hill

Summits & other features in area Wexford:
N: Bunclody: Kilmichael Hill 269.3m
N: Bunclody : Gibbet Hill 315m, Kilcullen Hill 218m, Slieveboy 420m
N: Enniscorthy  : Oulart Hill 179m, Vinegar Hill 116.6m
NE: Wexford East : Carrigroe Hill 232m, Tara Hill 253m
S: Wexford South: Bree Hill 179m, Camaross Hill 181m, Forth Mountain 237m
SW: New Ross Hills : Carrickbyrne Hill 233m, Lacken Hill 193m, Slievecoiltia 268.5m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slieveboy, 420m Hill An Sliabh Buí A name in Irish,
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, Wexford County in Leinster province, in Carn Lists, Slieveboy is the highest hill in the Wexford area and the 855th highest in Ireland.
Grid Reference T02273 57144, OS 1:50k mapsheet 69
Place visited by: 62 members, recently by: joehill, mickhanney, MartaD, helenw7, abcd, maitiuocoimin, eugeneryan959, Jonesykid, Gus, andodenis, Colin Murphy, loftyobrien, oreills8, JoHeaney, simoburn
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -6.489443, Latitude: 52.656226, Easting: 302273, Northing: 157144, Prominence: 304m,  Isolation: 7.8km
ITM: 702196 657186
Bedrock type: Greywacke sandstones with slates, (Palace Member)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvby, 10 char: Slieveboy

Gallery for Slieveboy (An Sliabh Buí) and surrounds
Summary for Slieveboy (An Sliabh Buí): Easy access to fine views.
Summary created by paddyhillsbagger 2013-02-23 23:47:41
   picture about Slieveboy (<em>An Sliabh Buí</em>)
Picture: Kidds Gate access route.
Easy access from A (T026 575) which is on an untarred but passable enough road from either Askamore or Camolin. There is a tree stump marked Kidds Gate at this point and parking for a few cars. The forest track winds round the hill and I went left, right, left at junctions to gain the summit. The top is awash with communication masts and associated debris which swamps the trig point, but the 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside are simply magnificent.
Member Comments for Slieveboy (An Sliabh Buí)

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Picture: Slieveboy from Lugnaquillia
Head above the crowd.
by simon3 10 Jun 2012
South of the main Wicklow summits are a number of smaller tops poking their heads above the South Wicklow/ Wexford plains.
Even if you been to all of the summits it's tricky to remember which is which. If you are looking for at least one distinctively recognisable in the crowd, then such is this summit because of its distinctive triangular shape and the plethora of telecoms towers on it. It's very identifiable from many of the South Wicklow/ North Wexford hills.
Slieveboy is 34.6km from Lugnaquillia from where this was taken and is central in the picture. The nearer summit is part of Ballycumber Hill around 19km away from Lugnaquillia. The picture was taken late October one year on a relatively clear day, though the fine mist did somewhat leach the colour out of the view. Linkback:
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Picture: "I was here first" - (Trig pillar to masts!)
A flying visit!
by Dessie1 26 Apr 2011
Approached slieveboy from the East side roadway which when followed will take you all the way up to the "Slieveboy loop" which is a track which circles the hill.Continue around either side of the loop and you will meet an ascending track/detour which will bring you all the way to the summit. Great views of surrounding hills on a clear day.Roughly an hour up and down should be plenty of time for a leisurely walk.Note:A lot of flytipping evident on the hill from the entrance gate all the way to the top.-Shame :( Linkback:
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Picture: View to Blackstairs Mountain from the summit
Wexford Wonder
by Geansai 18 Sep 2011
I think the best approach is from the village of Askamore to the north. At just under an hour it takes a little longer to reach the top but the roads to Askamore are better than the bumpy narrow road to the southern approach and there's a very large parking area in the heart of the village. Askamore is well signposted from Cranford on the Gorey Carnew road. There's a good map of the route to the summit by the parking area. From the village go past the church on your left and up the obvious track. After 25 minutes or so you come to a crossroads at the end of a steep climb. Turn right here and keep left at the fork after 100 yards. After another 10 minutes turn right onto a track that climbs steeply. Then you lose some height but it soon switchbacks to the left to take you to the summit. To the north I could make out the triangular shape of Croghanmoira beyond Croghan. The Blackstairs dominate the view to the south and I could just make out the speck that was the town of Bunclody nestled beneath them. Linkback:
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Picture: The view southeast from the summit
csd on Slieveboy
by csd 8 Jun 2008
Slieveboy stands in splendid isolation, offering 360 degree panoramas to the Blackstairs, south Wicklow Mountains, and the Irish Sea. We approached from the south and east, parking at the forest track entrance at Sl'BoySE (T02728 57076), and following the forest track shown on Sheet 69 to the south. This eventually gets you to the track shown running N-S on the ridge south of Slieveboy's summit, though Sheet 69 isn't 100% accurate here. The tracks wind their way east and north up to the summit, which gives new views around every corner.
The summit itself is a complex of no less than four telecommunications installations, complete with masts, transmitters, and associated equipment. I guess the attributes that are good for all-round views are also good for telecoms companies. In spite of all this development, the summit itself is at least accessible. Linkback:
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Picture: Poor little Trig
Left Right Left, goodboy!
by eamonoc 3 Jan 2014
Thursday 2/01/2014. Climbed Slieveboy today, my approach was from the Village of Askamore I drove up a rough track beside the church past a waterworks and further on a liitle white cottage on my left then the track steepened sharply and deteriorated badly and I was unable to drive any further so I parked my car on the left at a forest entrance. I walked steeply uphill for about 5mins and reached A (T026 575) and followed directions from previous Mt View comments, Left, Right, Left on excellent forest tracks and made my way to Summit amongst all the masts, nobody here trying gain a few extra feet! looked towards Carrigroe Hill and so back to Car by outward route and here we go again! Linkback:
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