Slieve na Calliagh

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Slieve na Calliagh
Sliabh na Caillí
Lough Crew.jpg
Lough Crew, Co. Meath,
direction, to Mullingar from Oldcastle
Highest point
Elevation 276 m (906 ft) [1]
Prominence 150 m (490 ft) [1]
Listing Marilyn
Coordinates 53°44′40″N 7°06′42″W / 53.74452°N 7.11167°W / 53.74452; -7.11167Coordinates: 53°44′40″N 7°06′42″W / 53.74452°N 7.11167°W / 53.74452; -7.11167
Naming
Translation the hag's mountain (Irish)
Geography
Slieve na Calliagh is located in island of Ireland
Slieve na Calliagh
Slieve na Calliagh
Location in Ireland
Location County Meath, Republic of Ireland
Parent range Meath Hills
OSI/OSNI grid N586775

Slieve na Calliagh (Irish: Sliabh na Caillí, meaning "the hag's mountain") is a hill of Ireland.

Geography[edit]

The burial chamber at the summit of Slieve na Calliagh

The Slieve na Calliagh is the highest peak in a low range of hills in northwest County Meath. The hills are notable as the location of the Loughcrew Megalithic Tomb Cemetery. The rays of the equinox sunrise shine down the passageway of the Cairn T and illuminate an inner chamber filled with megalithic stonecarvings.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "North Midlands Area - Slieve Na Calliagh Hill". MountainViews. Ordnance Survey Ireland. Retrieved May 21, 2015. 

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