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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 41 members. Recently by: finkey86, daithi07, TommyMc, melohara, TommyV, AntrimRambler, Garmin, DeltaP, Marybw, conormcbandon, Glanman2, eamonoc, chalky, jossarm, AdrianneB
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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 1132th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Bawn is the highest point in county Roscommon.

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The hill at the top of Lough Ree! Lovely views an .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
Nice recreation area. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Bawn in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: View from near the summit
 
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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