List of Marilyns in Ireland

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This is a list of the 389 Marilyns in the Republic of Ireland. It was originally published in The Hewitts and Marilyns of Ireland by Clem Clements,[1] and is one of several lists of hills that include Ireland.

Donegal to Sligo[edit]

45A[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Slieve Snaght (Sliabh Sneachta) 615 600 C424390 Benbulbenmount.jpg
Benbulbin
Raghtin More (Reachtain Mhór) 502 404 C339455
Benbulbin (Binn Ghulbain) 494 300 C357422
Scalp Mountain 484 298 C406271
Urris (Cnoic Iorrais) 417 170 C307418
Grinlieve 371 216 C489384
Crocknasmug (Cnoc na Smug) 328 214 C658439
Mouldy Hill 312 168 C354288
Coolcross Hill 291 168 C404469
Mongorry Hill 284 176 C243050
Crockalough 282 269 C460567
Dooish Mountain (An Dubhais) 266 172 C300107
Binnion 250 194 C369489
Dunaff Hill 232 210 C309486
Inch Top (An Inis) 222 222 C313252
Croaghan Hill 217 172 H299974

Derryveagh, Glendowan[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Errigal Mountain (An Earagail) 749 688 B928207 Errigal.jpg
Errigal Mountain
Slieve Snaght (Sliabh Sneachta) 678 400 B923148
Muckish Mountain (Mucais) 666 480 C004287
Dooish (Dubhais) 652 320 B982210
Aghla Beg (Eachla Beag) 603 366 B965246
Mackoght (Maigh Ocht) 555 150 B940215
Moylenanav 539 296 B955133
Crocknafarragh 517 172 B877167
Crocknalaragagh (Cnoc na Láragacha) 471 182 B984261
Loughsalt Mountain 469 360 C133264
Leahanmore 442 254 C017166
Tievealehid 429 304 B873261
Farscallop 423 180 B993171
Meentycat 369 194 C081020 Muckish.JPG
Muckish Mountain
Knockalla Mountain 363 325 C235342
Whitehill 357 208 C050207
Lurganboy 357 184 C244302
Crockmore 349 173 C101259
Gregory Hill 336 254 C116124
Crovehy 315 162 B827114
Bloody Foreland 314 228 B833322
Stragraddy Mountain 285 160 C082245
Croaghnamaddy 252 247 C029402
Cluidaniller 227 227 B654158
Murren Hill 227 200 C214424
Ganiamore 207 198 C111400
Crocknasleigh 163 159 C123429

The Blue Stack Mountains[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Croaghgorm 674 522 G948895 Slieve League-cliffs-2.jpg
Slieve League
Lavagh More 671 193 G935910
Silver Hill 600 151 G906913
Slieve League 595 472 G544784
Aghla Mountain 593 390 G896988
Croaghnageer 571 266 H011886
Gaugin Mountain 565 294 G983949
Croaghconnellagh 523 270 H023863
Carnaween 521 166 G876891
Meenacurrin 511 376 G629899
Common Mountain 501 320 G709859
Crownarad 493 210 G677786
Croveenananta 476 222 G941947
Barnesmore 451 270 H037854
Boultypatrick 429 170 G967980
Scraigs 428 234 B934013
Leahan 427 204 G518803
Croaghleheen 385 228 B879032
Croaghacullion 374 220 G570869
Altnapaste 364 162 H045959
Crockkinnagoe 353 202 H125724
Mulmosog Mountain 351 208 741867
Derkbeg Hill 332 178 G829988
Croaghleconnell 266 191 B841057
Croaghegly 245 213 B736072

45D[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Cuilcagh 665 606 H123280 Cairn Hill6.JPG
Carn Clonhugh
Truskmore 647 560 G759473
Slievemore 597 214 G728463
Slieve Anierin 585 250 H018159
The Playbank 542 185 H033258
Arroo 523 436 G833520
Dough Mountain 465 268 G942423
Crockauns 463 386 G759410
Carran Hill 458 395 G844206
Lackagh 447 340 G931321
Thur Mountain 442 228 G980404
Benbo 415 214 G850377
Slieve Rushen 403 332 H234226
Killerry Mountain 293 232 G751317
Corn Hill 276 225 N187840
Slieve Daeane 275 217 G711299
Slieve Bawn 261 215 M954744
Bruse Hill 258 190 N317981

45E[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Knockalongy 544 482 G504275 Sligo.jpg
Knocknarea
Knockasliggaun 417 242 G371156
Largan Hill 413 228 G391177
Kesh Corann 359 280 G712126
Knocknarea 327 306 G626345
Bricklieve Mountains 321 173 G753117
Knocknashee Common 276 174 G556191
Cuillalea 262 200 M297881
Curlew Mountain 261 150 G750049
Mullaghanoe 234 150 G525990
Carranarah 197 152 G285029

North Mayo[edit]

46A[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Maumakeogh 379 294 G037368 Na Stácaí ( The Stacks of Broadhaven).jpg
Benwee Head
Tawnaghmore 340 284 F959395
Slieve Fyagh 335 198 F919299
Glinsk 304 178 F948420
Carrafull 269 160 F871246
Barnacuille 264 240 F810375
Benwee Head 255 233 F815443
Carrowmore Hill 244 232 F801298
Ballycastle Hill 237 192 G117348
Barradeegin 229 194 F868431

Nephin Beg range[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Nephin 806 750 G103079 Lough conn.jpg
Nephin
Slieve Cor 721 648 F915144
Corranabinnia 716 540 F903031
Birreencorragh 698 582 G024050
Nephin Beg 627 364 F932102
Buckoogh 588 425 F995017
Bengorm 582 225 F928013
Corraun Hill 541 504 L777961
Owenduff Hill 452 305 L782005
Croaghmoyle 430 378 M098982
Farbreiga 395 238 G170025
Bullaunmore 388 174 G007086
Knocklettercuss 370 212 F876198
Slieve Alp 329 192 F866131
Tristia 322 210 G072095
Lettertrask 279 150 F971095
Bunmore West 243 204 F814115

46C[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Croaghaun 688 688 F559060 Croaghaun cliff.jpg
Croaghaun
Slievemore 671 582 F650086
Menawn 466 420 F661019
Knockmore 337 259 L690994
Derreen 286 250 L710957
Doogort Hill 214 160 F680078

Connemara to South Mayo[edit]

47A[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Mweelrea 814 778 L789668 Mweelrea.jpg
Mweelrea
Ben Lugmore 803 158 L811673
Barrclashcame 772 706 L849695
Croagh Patrick 764 640 L906802
Ben Gorm 700 612 L862652
Garraun 598 535 L767610
Doughruagh 526 210 L750594
Knockmore 462 462 L669861
Tangincartoor 390 204 L869758
Tonatleva 379 212 L825641
Tully Mountain 356 320 L672611
Binn Mhor 333 264 L795620
Mountain Common 191 191 L605752
Maumfin 172 150 L646588

The Twelve Bens[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Benbaun 729 686 L785539 Benbaun.JPG
Benbaun
Bencorr 711 304 L811522
Bencollaghduff 696 200 L798530
Benbreen 691 235 L783515
Bengower 664 198 L783506
Muckanaght 654 182 L767540
Bencullagh 632 155 L755537
Benbrack 582 264 L766558
Diamond Hill 442 278 L731570
Cashel Hill 311 264 L800436
Errisbeg 300 274 L697401

Maumturk Mountains[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Barrslievenaroy 702 629 L888528 Letterbreckaun From Inagh Valley.jpg
Letterbreckaun
Maumtrasna 682 608 L961636
Letterbreckaun 667 322 L855551
Binn Mhor 661 406 L918493
Devilsmother 645 280 L915624
Leenaun Hill 618 360 L874593
Corcogemore 609 226 L952491
Bunnacunneen 575 463 L939577
Rinavore 426 242 L916585
Bohaun 424 158 M006559
Benlevy 416 352 M050549
Lissoughter 401 336 L859495
Lackavrea 396 300 L983495
Knocknamuck 372 264 M036599
Shannavara 358 301 L932438
Cnoc Mordain 354 320 L864377
Lackadunna 346 310 M012397
Derroura 305 262 M050474

Clare, Limerick, Cork[edit]

48A[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Moylussa 532 480 R648759 Mount Callan january 2010.JPG
Slievecallan
Maghera 400 325 R517910
Slievecallan 391 365 R144773
Cappaghabaun Mountain 376 300 R678921
Cashlaundrumlahan 365 225 M587048
Slieve Elva 344 280 M150044
Slievecarran 324 180 M325054
Woodcock Hill 310 248 R522634
Knockanuarha 309 274 R535698
Abbey Hill 240 164 M301103

48B[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Knockanefune 451 294 R111085 The trig point on Knockanore Mountain - geograph.org.uk - 334171.jpg
Knockanore Mountain
Knockanimpuha 345 152 R216336
Knockfeerina 288 180 R451361
Knockanore Mountain 267 225 Q910425
Maulin Mountain 217 200 Q722304

48C[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
The Paps (East) 694 402 W133855 Mullaghanish from Foilanomera.jpg
Musheramore
Caherbarnagh 681 364 W191871
Mullaghanish 649 264 W214817
Musheramore 644 438 W329850
Mount Hillary 391 175 W425956
The Burren 380 165 W376789

Dingle Peninsula[edit]

49A[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Brandon Mountain 951 930 Q460116 Mount-Eagle-Dingle-Peninsula.JPG
Mount Eagle
Tearaght.jpg
Tearaght Island
Brandon Peak 840 178 Q472094
Ballysitteragh 623 215 Q460057
Mount Eagle 516 458 V334989
Croaghmarhin 403 218 Q336024
Lateevemore 318 205 Q399034
Croaghmore 292 292 V246958
Reenconnell 274 158 Q413068
Ballydavid Head 247 220 Q387113
Sybil Point 206 198 Q314063
Tearaght Island 200 200 V181949
Ballymacadoyle Hill 184 170 V437983
Inishnabro 175 175 V212930
Inishtooskert 172 172 Q233008

49B[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Baurtregaum 851 642 Q749076 Kilcummin, Co. Kerry - geograph.org.uk - 249574.jpg
Beenoskee
Beenoskee 826 492 Q580088
Slievanea 670 273 Q515063
Banoge North 641 178 A548048
Moanlaur 566 289 Q689044
Cumminan Hill 552 206 Q606066
Cummeen 477 160 Q630077
Brickany 374 230 Q631022
Knocknanacree 286 260 V572998

Iveragh Peninsula[edit]

50A[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Coomacarrea 772 474 V611825 Knocknadobar.jpg
Knocknadobar
Knocknadobar 690 568 V506845
Foilclogh 497 350 V508745
Seefin 493 168 687899
Bolus 410 388 V388635
Knocknaskereighta 397 280 V407710
Bentee 376 270 V476780
Castlequin Hill 361 338 V470821
Derryfanga 353 190 V757868
Killonecaha Hill 331 214 V406673
Killelan Mountain 278 225 V415808
Curra Hill 275 170 V654903
Geokaun 266 266 V386770
Foiltagarriff 239 200 V334737
South Peak 217 217 V246606
Puffin Island 159 159 V339677

50B[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Stumpa Duloigh 784 496 V787793 Gleann Chárthaigh - geograph.org.uk - 292585.jpg
Mullaghanattin
Mullaghanattin 773 515 V738772
Beann 752 166 V725764
Broaghnabinnia 745 298 V801814
Knockmoyle 684 168 V665749
Coomcallee 675 290 V593683
Knocklomena 641 385 V797765
Cnoc na gCapall 639 332 V834767
Eagles Hill 549 232 V583631
Knocknacusha 547 240 V675782
Knocknagullion 413 250 V761696
Knockanaskill 356 152 V834717
Derry Hill 308 180 V655646
Scarriff Island 252 252 V443552

Macgillycuddy's Reeks[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Carrauntoohil 1038 1038 V803844 Carrantuohill.jpg
Carrauntoohil
Cnoc na Péiste 988 252 V835841
Purple Mountain 832 594 V887852

Beara Peninsula to Cape Clear Island[edit]

51A[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Hungry Hill 685 400 V761497 Hungry hill.jpg
Hungry Hill
Knockowen 658 330 V808554
Coomnadiha 644 208 V847600
Mauili 621 225 V713505
Lackabane 602 290 V751537
Knocknagorraveela 507 152 V871624
Knockoura 490 395 V621462
Knockeirka 426 184 V930666
Knockanoughanish 386 192 V801599
Miskish Mountain 386 182 V643479
Derrynafulla 380 152 V888548
Knocknagallaun 376 150 V584472
Knockatee 330 176 V775604
Knockanallig 267 267 V704431
Lackacroghan 260 162 V543420
Tower Hill 252 252 V472403
Disert 205 168 V653427

51B[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Mount Gabriel 407 310 V931348
Seefin 345 263 V824397
Knocknamaddree 313 278 V790298
Derrylahard Hill 301 178 V983411
Knockaphuca 237 173 V823307
Mizen Peak 232 178 V745247
Knockomagh 197 178 W088292
Cape Clear Island 160 160 V972220

Kenmare to Macroom[edit]

52A[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Mangerton Mountain 843 586 V980807
Knockboy 706 610 W004620
Crohane 656 388 W050829
Knocknamanagh 637 180 V990661
Carran 604 238 W052678
Peakeen Mountain 555 278 V903765
Torc Mountain 535 298 V955839
Knockanaguish 509 186 V919768
Coomagearlahy 506 185 W095772
Bennaunmore 454 152 W035819
Cappanlivane 406 246 W027771

52B[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Carrigmount 546 344 W151600 Nowen Hill from Nowen Hill Farm, Cullenagh, Co. Cork - geograph.org.uk - 1432392.jpg
Nowen Hill
Nowen Hill 535 298 W140529
Mullaghmesha 494 210 W090514
Douce Mountain 476 214 W123614
Doughill Mountain 471 198 W112632
Milane Hill 355 160 W168498
Carrigfadda 313 210 W242430
Maulanimirish Hill 298 190 W209484
Carrigaphuca 295 172 W207551
Currane Hill 228 152 W338502

Tipperary[edit]

The Galty Mountains[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Galtymore 917 825 R878238 Galtymore Mountains.JPG
Galtymore
Greenane 802 160 R925239
Temple Hill 785 190 R833218
Cush 639 174 R894262
Seefin Mountain 528 383 R644180
The Pinnacle 465 313 R725252
Knocknaskagh 428 290 W703950
Carrigeenamronety 401 226 R701160
Slievenamuck 369 230 R842305
Ballyarthur Hill 355 180 R789177

53B[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Slievekimalta/Keeper Hill 694 610 R824666
Tountinna 457 406 R736772
Mauherslieve 543 266 R873619
Knockaunderrig 489 216 R820697
Devilsbit Mountain 480 346 S058744
Cooneen Hill 467 182 R902680
Ballinveny Hill 458 212 S031732
Cullaun 460 255 R824574
Tooreen Hill 457 212 R910560
Knockastanna 444 190 R863560
Foildarg Hill 440 215 R895511
Knockbane 433 160 R942525
Knockanora 433 248 S010711
Knockalough 427 200 R982584
Ballincurra Hill 403 191 R924698

Waterford, Kilkenny, Carlow[edit]

Knockmealdown, Comeragh and Monavullagh Mountains[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Knockmealdown 794 676 S058084 Irl-Knockmealdown.jpg
Knockmealdown
Over Fauscoum 792 625 S317105
Knockanaffrin 755 289 S285153
Knocknafallia 668 152 S090075
Knockshanahullion 652 316 R999104
Crohaun 484 150 S275006
Croughaun Hill 391 225 S379110
Carronadavderg 301 275 X174870

54B[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Mount Leinster 793 715 S826525 BrandonHill91.jpg
Brandon Hill
Blackstairs Mountain 732 530 S810448
Slievenamon 721 638 S297307
Brandon Hill 515 450 S697402
Coppanagh 365 214 S651434
Killoshulan Hill 349 225 S332654
Knocknamuck 340 205 S317549
Rossmore Hill 336 227 S668740
Cullenagh Mountain 1 317 153 S498895
Carricktriss Gorse 314 169 S483291
Cullahill Mountain 1 313 151 S379710
Tory Hill 292 168 S595222
Slievecoiltia 270 192 S728213
Forth Mountain 237 192 S980192
Carrickbyrne Hill 234 150 S830249

Wicklow[edit]

Wicklow Hills (south)[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Lugnaquilla 924 838 T032917 SlieveboyWexford3873.jpg
Slieveboy
Croaghanmoira Mountain 664 209 T099865
Keadeen Mountain 653 335 S953897
Croghan Mountain 606 520 T130728
Ballycurragh Hill 536 224 T057823
Annagh Hill 454 230 T100680
Ballycumber Hill 431 238 T028758
Slieveboy 422 304 T022571
Aghowle Upper 420 266 S945682
Slievecorragh 418 152 N948041
Eadestown Hill 409 186 S919915 TaraHill1590c.jpg
Tara Hill
Cushbawn 400 152 T141830
Muskeagh Hill 397 242 T011730
Preban Hill 388 182 T086791
Pinnacle 382 226 S885892
Cronelea Hill 357 190 S976711
Seskin Hill 344 152 S960727
Gibbet Hill 315 212 S946591
Tinoranhill 312 180 S852905
Tara Hill, County Wexford 253 200 T205623
Carrigroe Hill 232 194 T093497

Wicklow Hills (north)[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Mullaghcleevaun 849 374 O067070 IMG GreatSugarLoaf1038c.jpg
Great Sugar Loaf
Tonelagee 817 204 O085015
Kippure 757 264 O115154
Djouce 725 202 O178103
Scarr 641 232 O132018
Sorrel Hill 599 154 O042118
Two Rock Mountain 536 170 O172223
Great Sugar Loaf 501 228 O237130
Trooperstown Hill 430 251 T166952
Saggart Hill 395 160 O018228
Carrick Mountain 381 174 T232940
Little Sugar Loaf 342 245 O260144
Ballymoyle Hill 280 166 T256790
Castletimon Hill 238 180 T303867

Central Lowlands[edit]

56A[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Slieve Foye 589 524 J168119
Black Mountain 508 302 J099157
Mohercrom 338 235 N721960
Slievenaglogh 321 154 J139089
Mount Oriel 251 177 N981832
Ben of Howth 171 167 O285376

Slieve Bloom Mountains[edit]

Peak Height (m) Prom. (m) Grid ref.
Arderin 527 420 S232989
Slieve Glah 319 200 H461007
Slieve na Calliagh 276 172 N586775
Croghan Hill 232 150 N482331

Notes[edit]

^1 Cullenagh Mountain and Cullahill Mountain have both been discovered to be Marilyns since the publication of The Hewitts and Marilyns of Ireland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clements, E.D. 'Clem' (1998). The Hewitts and Marilyns of Ireland. Cambuskenneth, Stirling: TACit Press. ISBN 0-9522680-8-6. 
  2. ^ Clements, Clem; Payne, Tony (1998). "The Hewitts and Marilyns of Ireland — an update". The Angry Corrie 37. 

See also[edit]