Slievenamon 720.2m mountain, South Midlands Slievenamon Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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South Midlands Area   Slievenamon 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,

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Slievenamon Mountain Sliabh na mBan A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh na mBan [OSI], 'mountain of the women') Tipperary County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 720.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 67 Grid Reference: S29857 30729
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Longitude: -7.561814, Latitude: 52.427683 , Easting: 229858, Northing: 130729 Prominence: 711m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 629800 630778,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvnmn, 10 char: Slvnmn
Bedrock type: Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone, (Carrigmaclea Formation)

This mountain is steeped in mythology. The name is derived from the following legend: Fionn Mac Cumhaill sat waiting at the top while women raced up it to win his hand. Since Fionn and Gráinne were in love, he had shown her a short-cut and she duly won the race. Yeats preferred the name Knockfefin. The mountain rises from the plain of Femen, which represents ‘woman’ or ‘femininity’. The song Slievenamon is the Tipperary anthem.   Slievenamon is the highest mountain in the South Midlands area and the 98th highest in Ireland.

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4/11/12 .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Slievenamon)
 
Magical .. by Kennyj   (Show all for Slievenamon)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievenamon in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Slievenamon trig pillar
 
Slievenamon
by waldobk  18 Apr 2010
I climbed Slievenamon for the first time on 16th April 2010 from the starting point S317288 A (Point A). I found the climb tough but this was probably due to my lack of fitness! It took me just under an hour to reach the summit. I met another hillwalker near the summit and he informed me that it normally takes 45 mins to reach the top. The views are just magnificent . Hopefully the next time I climb this mountain, i will find it a much easier climb. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/95/comment/4637/
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February 14, 2010, my first time to climb Slieven .. by peter1   (Show all for Slievenamon)
 
Returned for my regular walk around Slievenamon y .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Slievenamon)
 
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