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Belmore Mountain 398m,
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Fermanagh & South Tyrone Area   W: Derrygonnelly Subarea
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 17, 18, 19 
Highest place:
Belmore Mountain, 398m
Maximum height for area: 398 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 323 metres,

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Belmore Mountain Hill Sliabh an Bhéil Mhóir A name in Irish (poss. Ir. ‡Sliabh an Bhéil Mhóir [PDT], 'mountain of an Béal Mór or
the great approach')
Fermanagh County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Sandstone with subordinate argillaceous rocks & l Bedrock

Height: 398m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 17 Grid Reference: H13800 41700
Place visited by 36 members. Recently by: pmeldrum, dregish, MichaelG55, LorraineG60, m0jla, TommyV, BogRunner1, TommyMc, DeltaP, eamonoc, eejaymm, MichaelE, jimbloomer, Peter Walker, chalky
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Longitude: -7.78869, Latitude: 54.323856 , Easting: 213800, Northing: 341700 Prominence: 323m,  Isolation: 6.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 613746 841702,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlmrMn, 10 char: BlmrMntn
Bedrock type: Sandstone with subordinate argillaceous rocks & l, (Glenade Sandstone & Bellavalley Formation (undifferentiated))

Belmore is a district and estate. O'Donovan gives the full name as Béal Mór Muintir Feodachain/Pheodachain in OSNB. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 151-52) for details of the festive assembly on the mountain.   Belmore Mountain is the highest hill in the Fermanagh & South Tyrone area and the 960th highest in Ireland. Belmore Mountain is the most southerly summit in the Fermanagh & South Tyrone area. Belmore Mountain is the third highest point in county Fermanagh.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Belmore Mountain (<i>Sliabh an Bhéil Mhóir</i>) in area Fermanagh & South Tyrone, Ireland
Picture: Belmore Mountain summit looking towards Lough MacNean and Cuilcagh
 
Not a quickie.
by madfrankie  5 Sep 2010
For a relatively low hill, Belmore Mountain involves quite a walk-in. Taking Three5four0's route, the walk to the summit and back took almost 2.5 hours, and over 11kms. There are fine views from the lonely trig, especially down to Lough MacNean, and further south to Cuilcagh. A nice upland area, but likely to attract only the committed summiteer. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/843/comment/6085/
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A short and quick alternative .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Belmore Mountain (Sliabh an Bhéil Mhóir))
 
Whilst Tullybrack lends its self to the noctivaga .. by three5four0   (Show all for Belmore Mountain (Sliabh an Bhéil Mhóir))
 
an alternative route for belmore .. by Fergalh   (Show all for Belmore Mountain (Sliabh an Bhéil Mhóir))
 
Moorland & summit views .. by TommyMc   (Show all for Belmore Mountain (Sliabh an Bhéil Mhóir))
 
A standing stone gathers all moss. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Belmore Mountain (Sliabh an Bhéil Mhóir))
 
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