Tievecrom 264m hill, Cooley/Gullion Slieve Gullion Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Cooley/Gullion Area   Slieve Gullion Subarea
Place count in area: 23, OSI/LPS Maps: 28, 29, 35, 36 
Highest place:
Slieve Foye, 589m
Maximum height for area: 589 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 494 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Tievecrom Hill An Taobh Crom A name in Irish
(Ir. An Taobh Crom [OSNB], 'the crooked (hill-)side') Armagh County, in Binnion List, Felsite Bedrock

Height: 264m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J02386 15356
Place visited by 41 members. Recently by: arderincorbett, C-dog, Pepe, eejaymm, eflanaga, bryanjbarry, martyk90, Ulsterpooka, jimmyread, Garmin, eamonoc, chalky, BleckCra, Peter Walker, paddyhillsbagger
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Longitude: -6.436558, Latitude: 54.077218 , Easting: 302386, Northing: 315356 Prominence: 172m,  Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 702311 815363,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Tvcrm, 10 char: Tievecrom
Bedrock type: Felsite, (Porphyritic Felsite)

This peak offers a fine view north to Slieve Gullion and its satellites, and south to County Louth, but access is difficult due to dense undergrowth. A group of stones beside the triangulation pillar on the summit may be the Bohil Breaga of Tiffcrum (i.e. the false lad or shepherd) referred to by Michael J. Murphy in his book 'Mountain Year' (p. 40).   Tievecrom is the 1246th highest place in Ireland.

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This and neighbouring Croslieve are two hills I'd .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for Tievecrom)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tievecrom in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: Foirceall translates as trough
 
Ring of Hills
by Bunsen7  13 Aug 2018
Coming down off Slieve Gullion (Culann's Mtn) you get this lovely framed view of Forkhill sandwiched between Croslieve and Tievecrom.

It's easy to understand how a village might pop up in such a natural gateway, and the gaelic origin ("foirceall") for which refers to a trough or hollow.

The main ancient north-south routeway was of course slightly further east of Gullion, the Gap of the North near Jonesborough (a route more closely aligned with the train line it would seem than the motorway), but you would imagine that others watched over these passes from these hills in times long since passed, and that's certainly a more romantic notion than modern history might conjure up. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/989/comment/20015/
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Access .. by NICKY   (Show all for Tievecrom)
 
mini three peak challenge .. by drdaire   (Show all for Tievecrom)
 
Do it now before the undergrowth returns! .. by csd   (Show all for Tievecrom)
 
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