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Bricklieve/Curlew Area
Place count in area: 4, OSI/LPS Maps: 25, 26, 32, 33 
Highest place:
Keshcorran, 359m
Maximum height for area: 359 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 294 metres,

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Bricklieve Mountains Hill An Bricshliabh A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bricshliabh [logainm.ie], 'the speckled mountain') Sligo County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Bioclastic cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 321m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G75334 11729
Place visited by 66 members. Recently by: rollingwave, GoldCircle, finkey86, saule, ewen, FrankMc1964, epona2018, TommyV, aifric_n04, 40Shades, derekh, Alatar, sperrinlad, frankmc04, johnstna
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Longitude: -8.377358, Latitude: 54.054237 , Easting: 175334, Northing: 311729 Prominence: 173m,  Isolation: 4.1km
ITM: 575291 811741,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brc321, 10 char: BrcklvMntn
Bedrock type: Bioclastic cherty limestone, (Bricklieve Limestone Formation (upper))

The megalithic cemetery of Carrowkeel, consisting of a complex of neolithic passage tombs, is situated on the Bricklieve Mountains. Despite their relatively low height, these hills are remarkably rugged. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 187-88) for details of the festive assembly at Carricknahorna or Skein Hill on the southern edge of the Bricklieve Mountains.   Bricklieve Mountains is the second highest hill in the Bricklieve/Curlew area and the 1106th highest in Ireland.

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Picture: Megalithic Tomb on a not so nice day
 
Megalithic Cemetery
by TommyV  31 Oct 2018
Starting at G74477 11834 C along a road on the Miners Way before a sign at G74709 11230 D indicates it's time to branch off for Carrowkeel. After about 2km the road ends near the summit. Head South East and you will soon come across the first passage tomb. A second one lies a little further on and then the largest one is at the summit of the hill. There are many more tombs in the area, but as the weather was poor I didn't stick around to explore. On a fine day I'm sure the views over Lough Arrow would be lovely. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/931/comment/20118/
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