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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 Binnion List, Bioclastic cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 321m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G75334 11729
Place visited by 65 members. Recently by: GoldCircle, finkey86, saule, ewen, FrankMc1964, epona2018, TommyV, aifric_n04, 40Shades, derekh, Alatar, sperrinlad, frankmc04, johnstna, Onzy
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Longitude: -8.377388, Latitude: 54.054201 , Easting: 175334, Northing: 311729 Prominence: 173m,  Isolation: 4.1km
ITM: 575289 811737,   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 1105th highest in Ireland.

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Ancient history in abundance .. by group   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
From the N4 at Castlebaldwin (a possible former h .. by three5four0   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
Geo on Bricklieve Mountains, 2009
by Geo  27 Sep 2009
Concur with paddyhillsbagger about three5four0's description as being accurate and much better than I could give. Wife and I were bone idle and drove up to very end of the track, although rough its quite passable with care in a car. Views were reasonable but would have been stuuning if the day was better. If you want a place to appreciate burial tombs which is relatively remote but easy to get to, only a few kms from the N4, this is your place. And if you are short of time you can drive right up like me and have it bagged within a half hour of the N4. Very nice place, really is worth a return visit with time to explore and see more. Liked this one a lot! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/931/comment/4147/
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room with a view.. .. by scannerman   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
A magical walk on the miners trail .. by sperrinlad   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
Megalithic Cemetery .. by TommyV   (Show all for Bricklieve Mountains)
 
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