Slieve Aughty

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Slieve Aughty
Irish: Sliabh Eachtaí
Highest point
Peak Maghera
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Geography
Country Republic of Ireland
Provinces of Ireland Munster

The Slieve Aughty (Irish: Sliabh Eachtaí) are a mountain range in the western part of Ireland spread over both County Galway and County Clare. The highest peak in the Slieve Aughty Mountains is Maghera in Clare which rises to 400m (1,314ft). The mountain range consists of two ridges divided by the Owendallaigh river which flows west into Lough Cutra.

The Cenél Áeda na hEchtge partly derived their name from them.

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Coordinates: 53°03′N 8°31′W / 53.050°N 8.517°W / 53.050; -8.517