Mount Eagle (Ireland)
|Sliabh an Iolair|
|Elevation||516 m (1,693 ft) |
|Prominence||461 m (1,512 ft) |
|Translation||Eagle mountain (Irish)|
|Location||County Kerry, Ireland|
|Parent range||Dingle Mountains|
|Mountain type||Mainly sandstone|
The mountain is part of Dingle peninsula and is the 419th highest in Ireland. Mount Eagle is located not faraway from Slea Head (Ceann Sléibhe), the most south-westerly point of the peninsula, and is connected with mount Brandon by a ridge of lower hills. On the mountain's top stands a trig point.
Access to the summit
- "Dingle West Area – Mount Eagle". MountainViews. Ordnance Survey Ireland. Retrieved 10 January 2016.
- "Sliabh an Iolair". Placenames Database of Ireland. Dublin City University. Retrieved 10 January 2016.
- Robert Archibald Armstrong (1825). A Gaelic Dictionary, in two parts. James Duncan. p. 327. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
- Peter Harbison (1995). Pilgrimage in Ireland: the mMonuments and the people. Syracuse University Press. Retrieved 11 January 2016.
- Paddy Dillon (1999). Irish Coastal Walks. Cicerone Press Limited. Retrieved 11 January 2016.
- Rick Steves, Pat O'Connor (2014). Rick Steves' Snapshot Dingle Peninsula. Avalon Travel.
Media related to Mount Eagle at Wikimedia Commons