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Slieve Bawn Hill Sliabh Bána A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Bána [logainm.ie], 'mountain of Badbgna') Roscommon County, in Binnion List, Blue-grey greywacke & black argillite Bedrock

Height: 262m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 40 Grid Reference: M95476 74312
Place visited by 40 members. Recently by: daithi07, TommyMc, melohara, TommyV, AntrimRambler, Garmin, DeltaP, Marybw, conormcbandon, Glanman2, eamonoc, chalky, jossarm, AdrianneB, Onzy
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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: Slv262, 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 1249th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Bawn is the second highest point in county Roscommon.

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Using the local minor roads we reached M960 735&n .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
Drive-in top with poor views. .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
Enjoyable .. by Marybw   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
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Now home to a Windfarm and Recreation Area
by melohara  16 Jan 2018
Slieve Bawn is now home to the Sliabh Bawn Windfarm and Recreation Area, a joint development between Coillte and Bord na Móna. Car parks have been provided and a number of walking trails developed including one leading to the summit trig. A map of the trails is posted on information signs located in many places around the hill and available via http://www.coillte.ie/ by searching for Sliabh Bawn. The trails are well sign posted so no matter how deficient our map reading skills are you are unlikely to get lost. Car park access East (From R371) at around M971 779 E and West from M937 756 F) Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/991/comment/19840/
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Sliabh Bán is not so challenging and more suitabl .. by spoon   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
As Spoon said this is not very challenging but th .. by Alan Lee   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
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