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Mweelrea from Glassillaun Beach, Connemara, Co Galway, Ireland.

Mweelrea & Muilree

Mweelrea & Muilree I was discussing placenames with several local hill farmers last week in the Mweelrea area and was interested to hear their pronunciation of the name of this…

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Formna There are a number of common words that apply to a hill in Ireland: Knock or Cnoc, Slieve or Sliabh, Ben or Binn, Crook or Cruach etc. Here’s one…

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Mweelrea Plot

Mweelrea Plot For the past several months I’ve been tipping away at the detail plot for new 1:25000 mapping for the region between Killary Harbour & Clew Bay. So essentially…

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