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South Connemara Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 44, 45 
Highest place:
Shannavara, 358m
Maximum height for area: 358 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 329 metres,

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Shannavara Hill Seanadh Bhéara A name in Irish
(Ir. Seanadh Bhéara [logainm.ie], 'slope of Béara') Galway County, in Binnion List, Paragneiss, migmatite, pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 358m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: L93334 43718
Place visited by 22 members. Recently by: markwallace, Fergalh, tphase, TommyV, markmjcampion, Murray-Tucker, erun, sandman, eamonoc, frankmc04, MichaelE, conormcbandon, jimbloomer, chalky, taobear
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Longitude: -9.605383, Latitude: 53.432119 , Easting: 93334, Northing: 243718 Prominence: 301m,  Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 493321 743646,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Shnvr, 10 char: Shannavara
Bedrock type: Paragneiss, migmatite, pebble beds, (Cashel Schist Formation)

On Tim Robinson's map of Connemara, Seanadh Bhéara (Shannavara) only appears as a townland name. This hill is named Cnoc Úraid. A legend predicts that Cnoc Úraid / Oorid Hill will be the site of the last battle for Christianity. [TR]   Seanadh Bhéara is the highest hill in the South Connemara area and the 940th highest in Ireland.

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This is the first comment on Seanadh Bheara, but .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Seanadh Bhéara)
 
Access Issues .. by TommyV   (Show all for Seanadh Bhéara)
 
Rain on the way! .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Seanadh Bhéara)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Seanadh Bhéara in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Lough Invernagleragh
 
Third time lucky
by TommyV  29 Oct 2018
Having previously tried to access this hill from North side from the start point mentioned by bryanmccabe, I tried to approach it from the North again from the point mentioned by sandman and again met another farmer who told me the route up this way is all fences with no gates and he would prefer if I didn't go this way. So there was no other option but to approach this hill from the South side at the start point mentioned by sandman. This route involves following an old very faint track North past Lough Ivernagleragh for about 5km, before ascending the hill. Accessing this hill from the South turns a potential 4/5 kilometer hike into a 12 kilometer hike. The old track is flooded in places even so only try this after a period of good weather. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/888/comment/20107/
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A Tale of Two Cairns. .. by sandman   (Show all for Seanadh Bhéara)
 
Access .. by sandman   (Show all for Seanadh Bhéara)
 
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