Slieve Na Calliagh 276m hill, North Midlands Meath Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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 County Highpoint, Binnion Lists, Calcareous red-mica greywacke Bedrock

Height: 276m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 42 Grid Reference: N58617 77580
Place visited by 268 members. Recently by: IainT, therealcrow, PaulaMelvin, rollingwave, Sigrun, Bunsen7, NickDown, TommyMc, Seamus-hills, wallr, hak493r, flynnke, gaelbrad, clacon, Jerpoint23
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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 1215th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Na Calliagh is the highest point in county Meath.

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Not just another pile of stones .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Na Calliagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Na Calliagh in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Tomb Cairn
 
New Comment: Newgranges lesser famous cousin.
by TommyV  4 Nov 2018
Also known as Carnbane East, this short walk offers pleasant views of county Meath and neighbouring Westmeath but the real attraction is the large tomb cairn and smaller graves dotted around the summit of this hill. The sun shines directly in to this tomb during the spring and autumn equinox.The walk itself is a very short one from the obvious roadside car park mentioned by jackil. A word of warning, when I pulled in I met two council workers who told me to take all of my valuables with me as car break-ins were a common occurrence around here. I'm happy to report my car was fully intact on my return. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/976/comment/20193/
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