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Ox Mountains Area   N: Sligo Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 16, 24, 25, 31, 32, 33 
Highest place:
Knockalongy, 544m
Maximum height for area: 544 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 490 metres,

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Slieve Daeane Hill Sliabh Dá Éan A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Dá Éan [OG*], 'mountain of two birds') Sligo County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Granoblastic kyanite pelite/ -semipelite Bedrock

Height: 275m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G71200 29900
Place visited by 37 members. Recently by: Wilderness, peterturner, oreills8, Hyperstorm, pdtempan, david bourke, markmjcampion, Pinger, supersullivan, FrankMc1964, Bernieor, madfrankie, epona2018, 40Shades, conormcbandon
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Longitude: -8.442243, Latitude: 54.217224 , Easting: 171200, Northing: 329900 Prominence: 231m,  Isolation: 4.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 571156 829904,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvDn, 10 char: SlvDn
Bedrock type: Granoblastic kyanite pelite/ -semipelite, (Slishwood Division, Pelitic & semi-pelitic paragneiss)

On Slieve Daeane there is a passage tomb named Cailleach Bhearra's House, just as on Slieve Gullion, Co. Armagh. The Annals of the Four Masters record that in 1597 Hugh Roe O'Donnell encamped in Breifny of Connaught, to the east of Sliabh-da-en, after having plundered the faithful people of O'Conor.   Slieve Daeane is the 1224th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Daeane is the second most easterly summit in the Ox Mountains area.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/978/
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A hat-trick of cairns (part 2) .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Slieve Daeane (Sliabh Dá Éan))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Daeane (<i>Sliabh Dá Éan</i>) in area Ox Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Cailleach a Bhearra's House with Ballygawley Lough and Ballysadare Bay in the background
 
Projecting light and shadow onto Carrowmore (part 1)
by pdtempan  22 Jan 2022
I've been a frequent visitor at the Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery for quite a few years now, sometimes bringing tour groups, sometimes visiting on my own account. I've travelled down a couple of times at Halloween for events at the Visitor Centre, in the hope of witnessing the special Halloween sunrise alignment at Listoghil, the central tomb of the complex, though I've yet to see it at its best in clear conditions. What's the connection with Slieve Daeane? Well, for a period of four months in the winter, if you watch the sun come up at Carrowmore, it rises from behind a group of hills known in English as the Ballygawley Mountains, which make up the eastern end of the Ox Mountains or Slieve Gamph. Slieve Daeane is the highest of these relatively low peaks (all under 300m) and the only one featured on MV. From Halloween to the winter solstice the position of the sunrise passes across four different peaks, all of which have megalithic tombs themselves, like the tombs at Carrowmore. At Halloween the sunrise occurs over a saddle in the townland of Aghamore Far. By a few weeks later it has moved on to Slieve Daeane. A few more weeks on the sun rises over Slieve Dargan. Finally, on the shortest day in December, it crosses the horizon at a knoll with an open tomb known as Cailleach a Bhearra's House. It lingers here for a few days before starting to reverse this journey until it reaches Aghamore Far again around Feb 10. So I had been planning for a little while to climb these peaks and explore the tombs. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/978/comment/23389/
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Penance .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Slieve Daeane (Sliabh Dá Éan))
 
Mystic Lake ( Lough Dhá Géanna ) .. by swoop   (Show all for Slieve Daeane (Sliabh Dá Éan))
 
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