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North East Midlands Area   Cen: Oldcastle Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A, 28, 28A, 28B, 34, 35, 36, 41 
Highest place:
Cornasaus, 339m
Maximum height for area: 339 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 224 metres,

Places in area North East Midlands:
Cen: Ballyjamesduff:   Aghalion Hill 249m
Cen: Oldcastle:   Mullaghmeen 258mSlieve Na Calliagh 276mSpire of Lloyd 131mThe Hill of Mael 241m
E: Kingscourt:   Carrickleck Hill 173m
N Cen: Cavan Town:   Shantemon 218mSlieve Glah 320mTievenanass 261m
NE: Ballybay:   Bunnanimma 268m
NE: Carrickmacross:   Corduff 243m
NE: Castleblaney:   Mullyash Mountain 317m
NE: Cen Bailieborough:   Cornasaus 339mTaghart South 290m
NW Cen: Arva:   Bruse Hill 260m
NW: Aughavas:   Lugganammer 190m
S Cen: Crookedwood:   Cruckboeltane 199mKnockeyon 214m
S: Westmeath South West:   Knockastia 200m
SE: Boyne Valley:   Hill of Slane 160.4mMount Oriel 251mTara 155m
W: Ardagh:   Bawn Mountain 200m
W: Drumlish:   Corn Hill 278m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slieve Na Calliagh Hill Sliabh na Caillí A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh na Caillí [logainm.ie], 'mountain of the hag') County Highpoint of Meath in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Binnion Lists, Calcareous red-mica greywacke Bedrock

Height: 276m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 42 Grid Reference: N58617 77580
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Longitude: -7.112337, Latitude: 53.744699 , Easting: 258617, Northing: 277580 Prominence: 171m,  Isolation: 11.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 658553 777595,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvNCl, 10 char: SlvNClgh
Bedrock type: Calcareous red-mica greywacke, (Clontail Formation)

The archaeological complex on several of the tops of these hills, consisting of passage tombs with megalithic art on their walls, is best known as Loughcrew. This is the name of a townland and a parish in the area, and the complex lies within this parish. Several of the most important monuments in the complex are located in the townland of Carnbane. The name Sliabh na Caillí refers to the Cailleach Bhéirre or Hag of Beara. Here she is said to have jumped from one hill to the next, dropping stones from her apron to form the cairns.   Slieve Na Calliagh is the 1218th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Na Calliagh is the highest point in county Meath.

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A Family Day not to be missed .. by scarecrow   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh (Sliabh na Caillí))
 
Newgranges lesser famous cousin. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh (Sliabh na Caillí))
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Na Calliagh (<i>Sliabh na Caillí</i>) in area North East Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Looking into the chamber
 
A fascinating place
by IainT  5 Oct 2018
Slieve na Calliagh must be one of the easiest summits in Ireland to reach, a stroll of a few hundred yards up a grassy path, but it's surely one of the most interesting. The highest point is occupied by a huge Neolithic burial cairn (locked gate but you can peer inside) and there are several more smaller cairns/circles next to it, plus more on nearby summits. Obviously it was an important place a few thousand years ago. On the equinox the sunrise reaches in past a cup and ring marked stone to light up the chamber in the photograph. Apparently the effect still works so they got their engineering spot on. As it's the highest point for a fair way the view outside is extensive, with Slieve Gullion prominent to the north and Wicklow off to the SE. The cafe just below the car park is great too - as they point out, desserts reverse the stressed! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/976/comment/20080/
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