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Ireland

Range TypeIsland
Highest PointCarrauntoohil (1041 m/3415 ft)
CountriesIreland (83%), United Kingdom (17%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesNorthern Ireland (17%), Cork (9%), Galway (7%), Mayo (7%), Donegal (6%), Kerry (6%), Tipperary (5%), Clare (4%), Limerick (3%), Roscommon (3%), Wexford (3%), Meath (3%), Kilkenny (2%), Offaly (2%), Wicklow (2%), Cavan (2%), Waterford (2%), Sligo (2%), Westmeath (2%), Laois (2%), Kildare (2%), Leitrim (2%), Monaghan (2%), Longford (1%), Dublin (1%), Carlow (1%), Louth (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area83,598 sq km / 32,277 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent437 km / 272 mi North-South
334 km / 208 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long53° 25' N; 7° 57' W
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Map of Ireland
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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 Ireland.
Northwest EuropeLevel 2 (Parent)
         IrelandLevel 3
                 Northeast IrelandLevel 4 (Child)
                 Western IrelandLevel 4 (Child)
                 Southwest IrelandLevel 4 (Child)
                 Southeast IrelandLevel 4 (Child)
         Great BritainLevel 3 (Sibling)
         North France-West Rhine AreaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         German HighlandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Massif CentralLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Ireland

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Carrauntoohil10413415Southwest Ireland
2.Beenkeragh10103314Southwest Ireland
3.Caher10013284Southwest Ireland
4.Cnoc na Péiste9883241Southwest Ireland
5.Caher-West Top9753199Southwest Ireland
6.Maolán Bui9733192Southwest Ireland
7.The Bones9593146Southwest Ireland
8.Cnoc an Chuillin9583143Southwest Ireland
9.Mount Brandon9523123Southwest Ireland
10.The Big Gun9393081Southwest Ireland
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Carrauntoohil10413415Southwest Ireland
2.Lugnaquillia Mountain9253035Southeast Ireland
3.Slieve Donard8532799Northeast Ireland
4.Mweelrea8142671Western Ireland



Photos of Peaks in the Ireland

Carrauntoohil

The craggy summit of Ireland's high point. Photo by Leon Firth (1993-07-03).
Slieve Donard
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The mist-shrouded summit of Slieve Donard. Photo by Paul Place.
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Slieve Commedagh
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Looking northwest at Slieve Commedagh from the west slopes of Slieve Donard (2014-09-11). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Kippure
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From summit of Kippure looking northwest at Seefingan with Irish military personnel on a reconnaissance exercise (2014-09-14). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Knockboy
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Looking northeast from Knockboy TH, summit is beyond the first ridge in view. (2014-09-04). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Slieve Gullion
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Rock shelter on trail to summit (2014-09-10). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Slieve na Calliagh
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Huge megalithic cairn tops summit of Slieve na Calliagh ....burial grounds dating back to over 3000 BC (2014-09-09). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Corn Hill
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Corn Hill in background, looking northwest from village of Ballinalee (2014-09-09). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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