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Nephin Begs Area   NW: Slieve Carr Subarea
Place count in area: 28, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 23, 30, 31, CBW, EW-ACC, EW-WNN, EW-WNS 
Highest place:
Slieve Carr, 721m
Maximum height for area: 721 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 646 metres,

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Slieve Carr Mountain Corrshliabh A name in Irish, also Corslieve, also Curslieve an extra EastWest name in English (Ir. Corrshliabh [OSNB*], 'conspicuous/pointed mountain') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock

Height: 721m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F91493 14498
Place visited by 157 members. Recently by: Carolineswalsh, Carolyn105, ToughSoles, srr45, notjulians, Beti13, learykid, marymac, Krzysztof_K, bogllama2210, Enda66, markv, Hjonna, SeanPurcell, Timmy.Mullen
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Longitude: -9.658117, Latitude: 54.06825 , Easting: 91493, Northing: 314498 Prominence: 646m,  Isolation: 2.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 491469 814507,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvCr, 10 char: Slieve Car
Bedrock type: Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites., (Bangor/Corslieve Formation)

Also known as Slieve Cor or Corslieve. The Discovery map links the name Corslieve with a neighbouring peak (541m) situated about 3 miles to the south, but the Ordnance Survey Name Book and William Bald's map of Mayo (1830) show quite clearly that it is simply an alternative for Slieve Carr, with the same elements inverted. A cairn on the summit is named Laghtdauhybaun on the old ½ inch map, but is unnamed on the Discovery map. This is probably derived from Ir. Leacht Dáithí Bháin, 'burial monument of white Dáithí'. There may be a connection with Dáithí, a king of Connacht and reputed last pagan high-king of Ireland (see Slieve Alp). This peak is named Curslieve on Bald’s map of Mayo (1830).   Slieve Carr is the highest mountain in the Nephin Begs area and the 97th highest in Ireland. Slieve Carr is the most northerly summit in the Nephin Begs area.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/94/
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Challenging, peaceful and remote with great view .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Carr (Corrshliabh))
 
The little tin bothy .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slieve Carr (Corrshliabh))
 
The Edge of Europe .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Slieve Carr (Corrshliabh))
 
the hard and the easy ways .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Slieve Carr (Corrshliabh))
 
Easier ascent up a green carpet. .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Carr (Corrshliabh))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Carr (<i>Corrshliabh</i>) in area Nephin Begs, Ireland
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This is really remote!
by wicklore  25 Aug 2010
This view shows the vast Owenduff Valley stretching off into the distance to the southwest of Slieve Carr. I have marked the tiny bothy set amidst the massive plain. It is several hours hike to the nearest house, and for absolute quiet and solitude it’s a highly recommended place to go. However the bothy is in poor repair so bring a tent or a waterproof bivvy bag! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/94/comment/6054/
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