Meenteog 715m mountain, Glenbeigh Horseshoe Ireland at MountainViews.ie
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos


Recent Contributions

Sail Mhor

Binnion: Hills, radios and lost leads

Coastal Dublin - Donabate to Malahide

Gleninagh Mountain: A sweeping vista of the Aran Islands, Fanore Beach and Galwa

Tour d'Oueil-Larboust (Pyrenees)

Mount Corrin: Storm damage

Near Beinn Ghobhlach, Loch Maree to Loch Broom (Britain)

Bushfires in Dublin/ Wicklow July 2018

Knockaughna: Mind how you go

Suilven

Mouldy Hill: Rough coastal summit over Buncrana and Lough Swilly.

Bushfires in Dublin/ Wicklow July 2018

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Glenbeigh Horseshoe Area
Place count in area: 20, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 78, 83 
Highest place:
Coomacarrea, 772m
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 457 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Meenteog Mountain Muing A name in Irish
(Ir. Muing [SWoI], 'boggy area with long grass') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 715m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V63794 82658
Place visited by 153 members. Recently by: ckilm, David-Guenot, FrankMc1964, An_madra_aosta, JimMc, ilenia, PaulNolan, Wildcat, Ulsterpooka, owen, oakesave, three5four0, Wilderness, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.983537, Latitude: 51.979674 , Easting: 63794, Northing: 82658 Prominence: 110m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 463744 582704,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mntg, 10 char: Meenteog
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

Muing is originally the dative form of mong (hair; figuratively: thick growth of grass, fen, morass, swamp), often used as the nominative. However, on the Discovery map this peak is named Meenteog. This could derive from Mínteog, meaning 'small area of pasture'. There is a townland near Barraduff called Meentoges, seemingly of the same origin.   Meenteog is the third highest mountain in the Glenbeigh Horseshoe area and the 102nd highest in Ireland.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/99/?PHPSESSID=s7b6s5bpo747i3klim8rnp5q42
COMMENTS for Meenteog 1 of 1
You can reach Meenteog from its northern ridge, K .. by simon3   (Show all for Meenteog)
 
The summit of Meenteog, known locally according t .. by simon3   (Show all for Meenteog)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Meenteog in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: Cummernabarnadarriga Glen
 
eric on Meenteog, 2006
by eric  16 May 2006
On approaching Meenteog from Colly take a look east in Cummernabarnadarriga Glen. Visible in this photograph are the Reeks, Broaghnabinnia and Lough Acoose. Macklaun is further along the ridge seen on the left in the photograph. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/99/comment/2347/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Via Knocknaman .. by FiachDubh   (Show all for Meenteog)
 
(End of comment section for Meenteog.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.