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Dartry Mountains Area   SW: Castlegal Hills Subarea
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Keelogyboy Mountain SW Top Hill Sliabh na gCaológ Buí (mullach thiar theas) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Keelogyboy Mountain. Sligo County in Connacht Province, in Carn List, Dark fine-grained cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 417m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G76765 38696
Place visited by 58 members. Recently by: chelman7, finkey86, oreills8, Carolyn105, abeach, melohara, noucamp, magnumpig, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, FrankMc1964, Ulsterpooka, marymac, Wilderness, glenlecky
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Longitude: -8.357545, Latitude: 54.296417 , Easting: 176765, Northing: 338696 Prominence: 52m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 576724 838686,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Klg417, 10 char: KlgybyM417
Bedrock type: Dark fine-grained cherty limestone, (Dartry Limestone Formation)

Previously Keelogyboy in MV.   Keelogyboy Mountain SW Top is the 866th highest place in Ireland.

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Distinctive cliffy top surrounded by mostly lowla .. by group   (Show all for Keelogyboy Mountain SW Top (Sliabh na gCaológ Buí (mullach thiar theas)))
 
Well worth the detour out and back .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Keelogyboy Mountain SW Top (Sliabh na gCaológ Buí (mullach thiar theas)))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Keelogyboy Mountain SW Top (<i>Sliabh na gCaológ Buí (mullach thiar theas)</i>) in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Cliff drops and scree slopes
 
Joint longest mountain name in Ireland?
by wicklore  11 Jul 2010
If you have reached KMSWT via the gully mentioned by Simon3, it is possible to return to Keelogyboy Mountain by dropping back to the col at G769 386 starB and then heading to the left of the cliffs facing you. There is a large heathery re-entrant at G769 389 starF that allows a straightforward climb back up to Keelogyboy Mountain. Don’t be fooled by the heathery bog approach to Keelogyboy SW Top. There is a line of sheer drops immediately at the summit just waiting for the unsuspecting walker to step off. If you survive the initial drop, you can look forward to a long slide down a very steep scree slope with further occasional drops and rocks. My photo shows the cliffs, along with the scree slopes, as viewed from the re-entrant mentioned above. This is a fantastic little hill and gives a real sense of thrill that belies its 417 metre height.

As mentioned in a separate post, I believe Keelogyboy Mountain South West Top is joint longest mountain name in Ireland with 30 letters and 9 syllables! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/751/comment/5930/
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Great views for little effort .. by magnumpig   (Show all for Keelogyboy Mountain SW Top (Sliabh na gCaológ Buí (mullach thiar theas)))
 
Keelogyboy ramble .. by sligobay   (Show all for Keelogyboy Mountain SW Top (Sliabh na gCaológ Buí (mullach thiar theas)))
 
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