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Slieve Carr Mountain Corrshliabh A name in Irish
also Corslieve an extra name in English
(Ir. Corrshliabh [OSNB*], 'conspicuous/pointed mountain') Mayo County, 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 122 members. Recently by: jmcg, Oileanach, Grumbler, ilenia, Lauranna, Richtea, eamonoc, philmchale, daveevangibbons, billh999, jamesmforrest, hivisibility, Ulsterpooka, FrankMc1964, sheilakilduff
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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).   Slieve Carr is the second highest mountain in the North Mayo area and the 97th highest in Ireland.

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Challenging, remote, with great views. .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
The little tin bothy .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
Re Colin Murphy's comment dated 19 Oct 2014 .. by barrymayo   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
This is really remote! .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Carr in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: http://www.youtube.com/user/mcrtchly#p/a/u/0/rz1jfKNBr0k
 
The Edge of Europe
by CaptainVertigo  27 Jun 2011
I have yet to make my way to Slieve Carr in remotest Nephin Beg, although I have looked longingly in that direction from Corraunabinnia and adjacent peaks.The Nephin Begs are very special, and this lovely film by Sharron Schwartz and Martin Critchley is an important addition to our body of knowledge as we prepare to head into this wilderness. I like the gritty realism of the piece. All the usual suspects are there: drizzle, squelching bogs and low cloud. But there is also the moment of redemption, the magic moment known only too well to the Irish walker...as the clouds part, and the awesome vista of the western edge of Europe hangs briefly in front of you. Highly recommended Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/94/comment/6388/
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Easier ascent up a green carpet. .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
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