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Breifne Area   NE: Derrylin Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 666m
Maximum height for area: 666 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,

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Slieve Rushen Hill Sliabh Roisean A name in Irish, also Slieve Russell an extra name in English (Ir. Sliabh Roisean [AMacAB], 'mountain' + uncertain element) Cavan County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Pale orthoquartzitic sandstone Bedrock

Height: 404m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 27 & 27A Grid Reference: H23476 22638
Place visited by 36 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, Claybird007, trostanite, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, melohara, Peter Walker, IndyMan, TommyMc, jackill, frankmc04, MichaelE, FilHil, jimbloomer, eamonoc
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Longitude: -7.641363, Latitude: 54.152846 , Easting: 223476, Northing: 322638 Prominence: 342m,  Isolation: 8.4km
ITM: 623427 822709,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvRsh, 10 char: SlvRshn
Bedrock type: Pale orthoquartzitic sandstone, (Glenade Sandstone Formation)

This isolated peak is on the Fermanagh/Cavan county bounds and overlooks Upper Lough Erne. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 174-75) for details of the festive assemblies at Tory Hole, a cave on the western slopes of Slieve Rushen, and on Ballyheady Hill, south of Ballyconnell.   Slieve Rushen is the 925th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Rushen is the second most easterly summit in the Breifne area.

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Heather-topped hill with good views .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Rushen (Sliabh Roisean))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Rushen (<i>Sliabh Roisean</i>) in area Breifne, Ireland
Picture: From summit looking west
 
New Comment: Snowed under
by Colin Murphy  Mon 23 Jan
It's amazing sometimes how winter can transform an otherwise ordinary little hill into something beautiful. Slieve Rushen is a tramp through heather to a broad mound with a slightly smaller mound marking its high point. But the views from the top on this snowy January day made the effort worthwhile. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/806/comment/23817/
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Busy hill with remote top .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slieve Rushen (Sliabh Roisean))
 
Not a bad way to finish a local 100! .. by Geo   (Show all for Slieve Rushen (Sliabh Roisean))
 
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