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Western Ireland

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointMweelrea (814 m/2671 ft)
CountriesIreland (193%), United Kingdom (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesGalway (27%), Mayo (25%), Clare (15%), Roscommon (11%), Sligo (8%), Leitrim (7%), Northern Ireland (4%), Cavan (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area22,112 sq km / 8,538 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent216 km / 134 mi North-South
187 km / 116 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long53° 32' N; 8° 49' W
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Map of Western Ireland
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Western Ireland.
IrelandLevel 3 (Parent)
         Northeast IrelandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Western IrelandLevel 4
         Southwest IrelandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Southeast IrelandLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Western Ireland

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Mweelrea8142671 
2.Nephin8062644 
3.Ben Lugmore8032635 
4.Ben Bury7952608 
5.Clashcame7722533 
6.Croagh Patrick7642507 
7.Tievummera7632503 
8.Tievummera7622500 
9.Tievnabinnia7422434 
10.Benbaun7252379 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Western Ireland

Truskmore
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Photo taken on the road hiking up to the peak of Tuskmore. (2020-02-23). Photo by Wayne Snyder.
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Arainn High Point
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Arainn High Point (the abandoned lighthouse) from the walls of Dun Eochla. (Looking west.) (2019-07-08). Photo by Chris Gordon.
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