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Slieve Glah Hill Sliabh gCleath A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh gCleath [logainm.ie], 'mountain of wattle') Cavan County, in Binnion List, Siltstone, mudstone & thin turbidite Bedrock

Height: 320m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 34 Grid Reference: H46182 00817
Place visited by 32 members. Recently by: DeltaP, conormcbandon, Garmin, jackill, chalky, la1ena, Hilldweller, PollyM, dmcdevitt, eamonoc, liz50, Geo, Peter Walker, Fergalh, osullivanm
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Longitude: -7.297302, Latitude: 53.954705 , Easting: 246182, Northing: 300817 Prominence: 205m,  Isolation: 6.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 646121 800828,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvGlh, 10 char: SlvGlah
Bedrock type: Siltstone, mudstone & thin turbidite, (Slieve Glah Formation)

Slieve Glah, near Cavan Town, is the highest point in Central Co. Cavan. It has fine views Lough Sheelin, Lough Gowna, Lough Oughter and Upper Lough Erne. There is a Giant's Grave on Slieve Glah; and a big stone at Lavey two miles east is said to have been thrown by the Slieve Glah giant at his brother in Lavey (Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa', p. 174).   Slieve Glah is the second highest hill in the North Midlands area and the 1105th highest in Ireland.

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COMMENTS for Slieve Glah 1 of 1
Fills your heart with glahness. .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Slieve Glah)
 
Strong Calves required .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Slieve Glah)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Glah in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Slieve Glah masts
 
paddyhillsbagger on Slieve Glah, 2009
by paddyhillsbagger  21 Jun 2009
Hooray for local hills! Despite tending to the garden in the morning and training for the Tri-Athlone in the afternoon, I still had time (and energy) to bag a climb!
I accessed Slieve Glah from the south on a minor road off the Cavan to Ballyjamesduff road. There are a plethora of communication masts and a rough track up to them. The trig point is about 100m beyond these masts up a rise. There are no clear paths beyond the masts and I had to fight through gorse and heather to get to the trig!
The views are worth the short discomfort and I followed a rough trail back down to the masts which exited to the left of the 2 masts on the right (looking down from the top) which was easier, but short trousers are not recommended! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/932/comment/3871/
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