Clermont Carn - Things to Know Before Visiting
Clermont Carn, Anaverna, Co. Louth, Ireland
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About Clermont Carn
Clermont Carn is a 510m high peak in the Cooley Mountains in County Louth, Ireland, which is also home to a main 2RN transmission site. It is a chambered cairn and National Monument located in the Cooley Mountains, County Louth, Republic of Ireland.
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The Ravensdale Forest nature trail is located in the wooded demesne of the former seat of the Barons Clermont, which straddles the border between County Armagh in Northern Ireland and County Louth in the Republic of Ireland.The site is mixed woodland rising steeply to the summit of Black Mountain with many kilometres of forest roads and tracks. There are three way marked trails in the forest, the Tain Trail, the Ring of Gullion and the short but interesting Ravensdale Loop.
Slieve Foy is the highest point in County Louth and has a summit elevation of 589m.It is an elongated mountain running northwest–southeast and includes the lesser summits known as The Foxes Rock, The Ravens Rock, The Eagles Rock, and Barnavave. It overlooks Carlingford Lough and the village of Carlingford, and is sometimes called Carlingford Mountain.
Proleek Dolmen is a dolmen and National Monument located in County Louth, Ireland.This is a fine example of a Portal Dolmen in the grounds of the Ballymascanlon Hotel in Dundalk County Louth. The capstone which weighs about 35 tons is supported by three standing stones. The dolmen dates to the Neolithic, around 3000 BC. It was used for interments in which the cremated remains were placed in the tomb, often accompanied by grave goods, including tools, beads and pottery.
According to tradition, Saint Brigid was born at Fochard Muirtheimne, about 450 AD. The place was later known as Fochard Bríde. The site is of ancient origin and would seem to have begun during her lifetime. Brigid's cult grew to a status second only to that of Patrick, and to the Irish she was known as Mary of the Gael.
The Táin Way is a long-distance trail around the Cooley Peninsula in County Louth, Ireland. It is a 40-kilometre long circular route that begins and ends in Carlingford. It is typically completed in two days. It is designated as a National Waymarked Trail by the National Trails Office of the Irish Sports Council and is managed by Louth County Council, Coillte and the Walks Partnership Group.
The Cooley Peninsula is a hilly promontory in the Irish County Louth , which is formed in the northwest of Carlingford Lough, who is also the border with County Down in Northern Ireland forms. To the south is Dundalk Bay. The highest point is Slieve Foy, which at 588 m is also the highest peak in County Louth. The most important settlements on the peninsula are Carlingford , a founding of the Vikings , Greenore and Omeath .
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County Louth is located in the north-east corner of the Republic of Ireland. Louth is Ireland's smallest county but contains a diverse landscape from the mountainous Cooley peninsula in the east to the gently rolling drumlin hills.