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Slemish is the remains of a dormant volcano near Ballymena, Co. Antrim


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Slemish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (158 words)
Slemish is the remains of the plug of a dormant volcano near Ballymena, County Antrim.
Its distinctive appearance - its upper reaches are very steep and rugged, in contrast to the tidy fields on its lower westward-facing slopes and the relatively flat bogland to the east - causes it to dominate the landscape for miles in all directions.
Tradition holds that Saint Patrick, enslaved as a youth, was brought to this area and tended herds on Slemish, and that during this time he found God.
Your Place And Mine - Antrim - Work - Slemish (931 words)
St Patrick stayed on Slemish for six long years because he was captured and brought to Ireland as a slave by Niall of the Nine Hostages.
Slemish used to be a volcano, but that was a long time ago and it hasn't erupted yet.
If any of you have been up climbing Slemish it is very rocky and you have to get past the rocks to get to the top of it.
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