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Slieve Bawn 262m,
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North West Midlands Area   E: Roscommon Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 5, OSI/LPS Maps: 32, 33, 39, 40, 46, 47 
Highest place:
Slieve Bawn, 262m
Maximum height for area: 262 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 207 metres,

Places in area North West Midlands:
E: Roscommon Hills:   Moydow 165mSlieve Bawn 262m
N: Ballaghaderreen:   Bockagh Hill 227m
SW: Abbeyknockmoy:   Knockroe 168m
SW: Tuam:   Knockma 167m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slieve Bawn Hill Sliabh Bána A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Bána [logainm.ie], 'mountain of Badbgna') Roscommon County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Blue-grey greywacke & black argillite Bedrock

Height: 262m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 40 Grid Reference: M95476 74312
Place visited by 53 members. Recently by: mrmikelennon, Tomaquinas, magnumpig, Johnnylayne, peterturner, HelenBee, abcd, dregish, tonibm, Lauranna, Pinger, mountainmike, finkey86, daithi07, TommyMc
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Longitude: -8.069409, Latitude: 53.718596 , Easting: 195476, Northing: 274312 Prominence: 207m,  Isolation: 17.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 595418 774327,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv263, 10 char: SlvBawn
Bedrock type: Blue-grey greywacke & black argillite, (Finnalaghta Formation)

6km NW of Lanesborough. The name has nothing to do with bán, 'white'. Bána is the modern form of Badbgna, name of a Fir Bolg chieftain of this area. In clear conditions it is possible to see as far as Crough Patrick. There is also a fine view of the many islands on Lough Ree. Has been called Aghalard.   Slieve Bawn is the highest hill in the North West Midlands area and the 1254th highest in Ireland. Slieve Bawn is the most easterly in the North West Midlands area. Slieve Bawn is the second highest point in county Roscommon.

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paddyhillsbagger on Slieve Bawn, 2009
by paddyhillsbagger  20 Jun 2009
The hill at the top of Lough Ree! Lovely views and loads of forest paths. Holy Cross next to phone mast and short muddy walk to trig. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/991/comment/3870/
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No longer a drive-up
by TommyMc  23 Apr 2019
A series of new road barriers means that it's no longer possible to drive further than the car park on the Strokestown side. A very pleasant walk uphill from the car park to the summit and back took me about an hour. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/991/comment/20498/
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Nice recreation area.
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
There are a number of points to access this hill, I went from M96291 73210 A. The hill is a windfram and forestry but it has also been cleverly made into a recreation area that has good paths, a viewing platform at the summit and is well sign posted. As I was on the way home after a stag in Carrick-On-Shannon I just took in the summit but it's possible to continue on a looped walk of the hill to see other sights such as a mass rock, church ruins and a holy cross. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/991/comment/20184/
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