Sliabh Beagh

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Name Sliabh Beagh County Monaghan Nearest Town Aughnacloy Access Road N2 About Sliabh Beagh is a mountain range in North Monaghan which straddles the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and encompasses counties Tyrone and Fermanagh.

The point at which the three counties meet, which is also in the Sliabh Beagh, is referred to as “Three County Hollow”.

It is designated as a Special Area of Conservation.

The name means “little mountains” in Irish, sometimes written as Slieve Beagh in English.

In County Monaghan, the locals typically refer to the Sliabh Beagh as the “Bragan Mountains”, taking the name from a townland within the Sliabh Beagh.

The Sliabh Beagh region is primarily made up of blanket bog, with numerous lakes throughout.

In Northern Ireland much of the Sliabh Beagh area has been designated as a The Sliabh Beagh Way is a 25 mile walk starting at St Patrick’s Chair and Well in County Tyrone, passing through County Monaghan and finishing at Donagh in southeast Fermanagh.

There are an additional 31 loop walks throughout the Sliabh Beagh region ranging from 2.5 miles to 12 miles.


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