Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
Tutorial Area
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Detail Map Features
Showing 2 items:
Cullenagh Mountain 317m,
Tracks:
1779, 7km
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos
(none available)
Recent Contributions

Roaninish: Roan Inish

Inishbarnog: Roan Inish

An Bhuidéal: Climbing An Bhuideal

Dún Briste: Climbing dun Briste

The Beara-Breifne Way Day7

An Cnoc Fada: The majesty of the Poisoned Glen in the snow

The Beara-Breifne Way Day 6

Tomies Mountain: Light on Tomies and Purple

Hillocks

The Beara-Breifne Way Day5

Derrygarriff: Free as a bird

More midges.

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
South Midlands Area   Slievemargy Subarea
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 53, 54, 55, 59, 60, 61, 66, 67, 68, 74 
Highest place:
Slievenamon, 720.2m
Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Cullenagh Mountain Hill Sliabh Chuileannaí A name in Irish
(poss. Ir. ‡Sliabh Chuileannaí [PDT], 'mountain of Cuileannach or
place of holly')
Laois County, in Binnion List, Thick flaggy sandstone and siltstone Bedrock

Height: 317m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 60 Grid Reference: S49855 89565
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: DeltaP, Dessie1, chalky, eannanilamhna, wwwalker, Fergalh, jlk, Ben-Ban, pompeii, aidand, sandman, eamonoc, oldsoldier, patphelan, shaunkelly
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.258966, Latitude: 52.954878 , Easting: 249855, Northing: 189565 Prominence: 152m,  Isolation: 6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 649793 689601,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ClngMn, 10 char: ClnghMntn
Bedrock type: Thick flaggy sandstone and siltstone, (Bregaun Flagstone Formation)

Cullenagh Mountain is the highest of a group known as the Slieve Lough Hills or Dysart Hills. On the northern edge of this range is the Pass of the Plumes (Ir. Bearna na gCleití), site of a famous battle in 1599, in which the O'Moores of Leix routed the forces of the Earl of Essex.   Cullenagh Mountain is the 1110th highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/936/?PHPSESSID=74m0jr9qu2moc7ikshb6cpf4k5
COMMENTS for Cullenagh Mountain 1 of 1
I just want to add a few extra bits of informatio .. by wicklore   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
Small place but wonderfully situated. Views of th .. by peterturner   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cullenagh Mountain in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Cullenagh trig pillar
 
Cullenagh Mountain
by waldobk  18 Apr 2010
This is possibly the shortest route up to the summit.

Start from S483 901 A (Point A) , a road barrier will prevent you from driving further into the forest. Continue on until you come to a crossroads, at this point you turn right and proceed to walk uphill. At the next junction take the track the branches off to the left , Stay on this track ignoring the turn off to the left . As you continue on the forest becomes less dense. You will eventually reach a small clearing. Continue forward along a narrow path and after about 20 metres you will have reached the trig pillar. The only difficult part of this trek was the last 20 metres .

I climbed this on 17th April 2010. It was a sunny day but the views were very hazy , this was possibly due to the volcanic ash in the atmosphere from the volcanoe in Iceland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/936/comment/4636/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Briars .. by aidand   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
Visit before the trees grow! .. by csd   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
Cullenagh - now Briar Free .. by pompeii   (Show all for Cullenagh Mountain)
 
(End of comment section for Cullenagh Mountain.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.