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Ballykildea Mountain Hill Sliabh Bhaile Mhic Giolla Dé A name in Irish
Clare County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Greywacke sandstone Bedrock

Height: 412m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 58 Grid Reference: R66170 73722
Place visited by 37 members. Recently by: LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Voyager, FrankMc1964, wicklore, oakesave, maike, mountainmike, sandman, hivisibility, Cobhclimber, simoburn, eamonoc, Fergalh, DaveClinton
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Longitude: -8.502092, Latitude: 52.813668 , Easting: 166170, Northing: 173722 Prominence: 67m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 566152 673750,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlykMn, 10 char: BlykldMntn
Bedrock type: Greywacke sandstone, (Broadford Formation)

Ballykildea Mountain is the 885th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/774/
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Contemplating the distant past .. by wicklore   (Show all for Ballykildea Mountain (Sliabh Bhaile Mhic Giolla Dé))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballykildea Mountain (<i>Sliabh Bhaile Mhic Giolla Dé</i>) in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Linear mark or channel on the rock
 
Potential rock carving
by wicklore  8 Apr 2018
Another view of the erratic on Ballykildea with potential rock art on it. This side shows a linear mark that may be man made or natural. I will send on the coordinates and photos to the National Monuments service of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, and will report back on any findings they make.

In a way it is gratifying that Ballykildea isn't overrun with walkers so the rock should remain undisturbed, although Coillte have a forest track nearby. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/774/comment/19886/
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The views from Ballykildea include the Slieve Ber .. by simon3   (Show all for Ballykildea Mountain (Sliabh Bhaile Mhic Giolla Dé))
 
Keeper Hill keeps a watchful eye .. by csd   (Show all for Ballykildea Mountain (Sliabh Bhaile Mhic Giolla Dé))
 
For a quick up and down. .. by sandman   (Show all for Ballykildea Mountain (Sliabh Bhaile Mhic Giolla Dé))
 
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