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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 Connacht Province, 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 1032th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Shannavara (<i>Seanadh Bhéara</i>) in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Shannavara from the boggy south
 
Rugged hill with good views at the north of a vast, remote-feeling expanse
Short Summary created by markmjcampion  28 Nov 2020
Shannavara is one of those many low Connemara hills that offer great views. If visited from the south the hill is a steep pull up and it feels like you're as far from civilisation as anyone has ever been but from the north it's less of an effort to ascend (assuming you get permission from this side!) and you will hear plenty of traffic from the N59 to remind you that it's not always easy to escape reality!
S. Park at L9271638708 A where there is room for two cars. Follow the wide track north as it hugs Lough Inveragleragh narrowing thereafter to a somewhat more intermittent trail, although you will always be able to make out the greenish scar of the next part of the trail further along. It can be very wet in places esp. when there are a lot of post-deluge streams running off the western flanks of Knockadav. The trail eventually swings ENE when it meets a small stream at L93096 42620 B. Cross the stream and ascend any way you chose. It's steep but a lot easier to ascend than descend! Allow 2 hrs to the top. Return the same way or follow track/3133 around to Knockadav for a less steep descent off Shannavara.
N. As of 2018 there are access issues from the north. The two cul de sacs that give access to the north and northeast of the hill are both resident to farmers who will more than likely send you packing but, if you have the time and energy, it's no harm in asking...just let us know how you get on if you do! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/888/comment/5647/
 
This is the first comment on Seanadh Bheara, but .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Shannavara (Seanadh Bhéara))
 
Access Issues .. by TommyV   (Show all for Shannavara (Seanadh Bhéara))
 
Rain on the way! .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Shannavara (Seanadh Bhéara))
 
Low lying but definitely worth the bog slog! .. by markmjcampion   (Show all for Shannavara (Seanadh Bhéara))
 
Third time lucky .. by TommyV   (Show all for Shannavara (Seanadh Bhéara))
 
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