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The Curlew Pass
|Elevation||259 m (850 ft)|
|Prominence||197 m (646 ft)|
|Location||County Roscommon, Republic of Ireland|
|Parent range||Curlew Mountains|
The assignation of the name Curlew to the mountains may not relate the Curlew bird, but rather to the Irish: corrshliabh which means "steep-sided pointed mountatins".
The Battle of Curlew Pass, in which Irish forces led by Red Hugh O'Donnell defeated an English army of about 2000 was fought here on 15 August 1599.
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