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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievenamon in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: From Knocknalougha
 
A good easy to follow track
Short Summary created by jackill,  5 Jun 2013
Start from the roadside north of Kilcash at S317 288 A just in front of a farmyard.Park on the roadside, which is narrow, as best you can. Be careful not to obstruct the farm entrances. A rough signposted track leads off to the west, up the mountain. The route up the mountain is on a substantial track so you can't really go wrong, just follow it uphill with the forestry on your right.
At the top of this track is a concrete bunkhouse with bits of decaying aerial near it. Go past this uphill to the north on a gradual slope to the summit pillar. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/95/comment/4855/
 
History and Folklore .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slievenamon)
 
I climbed Slievenamon on 5 April 2007 Easter Week .. by deswalk   (Show all for Slievenamon)
 
One place to start is just north of Kilcash at S3 .. by simon3   (Show all for Slievenamon)
 
I climbed Slievenamon from the same starting poin .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slievenamon)
 
Slievenamon .. by waldobk   (Show all for Slievenamon)
 
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