List of Irish counties by highest point

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This is a list of Irish counties by highest point. There are 32 counties, but in the case of 10 of these the highest point is shared between two counties, so there are only 27 mountains listed.

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Carrauntoohil, County Kerry. The highest mountain in Munster and Ireland.
Lugnaquilla, County Wicklow. The highest mountain in Leinster and 13th highest in Ireland.
Slieve Donard, County Down. The highest mountain in Ulster and Northern Ireland.
Mweelrea, County Mayo. The highest mountain in Connacht and 34th highest in Ireland.

A Mountain which is the highest point in two different counties has a *

Counties in the Republic of Ireland are shown in normal type, while those in Northern Ireland are listed in italic type.

Rank County Mountain peak Elevation Overall Irish Rank
1 Kerry Carrauntoohil 1,039 m (3,409 ft) 1st
2 Wicklow Lugnaquilla 925 m (3,035 ft) 13th
3 Limerick Galtymore* 919 m (3,015 ft) 14th
3 Tipperary Galtymore* 919 m (3,015 ft) 14th
4 Down Slieve Donard 850 m (2,790 ft) 19th
5 Mayo Mweelrea 814 m (2,671 ft) 34th
6 Carlow Mount Leinster* 796 m (2,612 ft) 44th
6 Wexford Mount Leinster* 796 m (2,612 ft) 44th
7 Waterford Knockmealdown 794 m (2,605 ft) 45th
8 Dublin Kippure 757 m (2,484 ft) 73rd
9 Donegal Mount Errigal 751 m (2,464 ft) 76th
10 Galway Benbaun 729 m (2,392 ft) 89th
11 Cork Knockboy 706 m (2,316 ft) 104th
12 Londonderry Sawel Mountain* 678 m (2,224 ft) 144th
12 Tyrone Sawel Mountain* 678 m (2,224 ft) 144th
13 Cavan Cuilcagh* 665 m (2,182 ft) 165th
13 Fermanagh Cuilcagh* 665 m (2,182 ft) 165th
14 Sligo Truskmore 647 m (2,123 ft) 201st
15 Leitrim Truskmore Cairn 631 m (2,070 ft) 229th
16 Louth Slieve Foy 589 m (1,932 ft) 299th
17 Armagh Slieve Gullion 573 m (1,880 ft) 323rd
18 Antrim Trostan 551 m (1,808 ft) 361st
19 Clare Moylussa 532 m (1,745 ft) 390th
20 Laois Arderin* 527 m (1,729 ft) 399th
20 Offaly Arderin* 527 m (1,729 ft) 399th
21 Kilkenny Brandon Hill 515 m (1,690 ft) 425th
22 Roscommon Seltannasaggart 428 m (1,404 ft)[1] 699th
23 Kildare Cupidstown Hill 379 m (1,243 ft) 872nd
24 Monaghan Slieve Beagh 373 m (1,224 ft) 878th
25 Longford Carn Clonhugh 278 m (912 ft) 980th
26 Meath Slieve na Calliagh 276 m (906 ft) 982nd
27 Westmeath Mullaghmeen 258 m (846 ft) n/a

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