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Nephin Begs Area   Cen: Glennamong Subarea
Place count in area: 28, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 23, 30, 31, CBW, EW-ACC, EW-WNN, EW-WNS 
Highest place:
Slieve Carr, 721m
Maximum height for area: 721 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 646 metres,

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Tirkslieve Hill Toircshliabh A name in Irish, also Tirclieu, also Torc Shléibhe an extra EastWest name in Irish (poss. Ir. Toircshliabh [PDT], 'boar mountain') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Carn List, Psammitic schists, quartzites Bedrock

Height: 401m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: F95441 03747
Place visited by 36 members. Recently by: tonio22, Carolyn105, Colin Murphy, shnackbox, poopoobasto, annem, elizauna, philmchale, toomanyhills, thrifleganger, eamonoc, Haulie, Fergalh, barrymayo, markmjcampion
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Longitude: -9.594188, Latitude: 53.972508 , Easting: 95441, Northing: 303747 Prominence: 132m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 495413 803757,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Trkslv, 10 char: Tirkslieve
Bedrock type: Psammitic schists, quartzites, (Anaffrin Formation)

The name Tirkslieve is known from the Ordnance Survey Name Book. The peak is unnamed on the Discovery map.   Tirkslieve is the 944th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tirkslieve (<i>Toircshliabh</i>) in area Nephin Begs, Ireland
Picture: As seen from Letterkeen Trailhead.
 
Fine Carn with great views.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  29 Aug 2022
One approach is from the Letterkeen trailhead to the NE at F96882 05574 starA, where there is ample parking. Follow the Bangor Trail to F95424 06040 starB and then turn SW across the peatland. The slope is gentle at first but eventually becomes steeper as you ascend to the col between Tirkslieve and the unnamed hill to the NW. The slope is mostly heather and grass, but fairly easy underfoot. When you reach the broad summit area turn almost directly south - there is a fence to follow that leads almost to the summit. You will reach the summit after about 600m, and which is marked by a cairn. Return via the same route. Allow about 2.5 hours up and down. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/829/comment/5588/
 
A quiet place .. by wicklore   (Show all for Tirkslieve (Toircshliabh))
 
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