Slievenamon may appear unremarkable, but by digging a little deeper it reveals some quite interesting things. It is a special mountain to the people of Tipperary, and the song ‘Sliabh na mban’ is their county anthem which is sung at sporting and other celebratory events. So protective are the locals of their hill that they were outraged at plans for a windfarm to be developed on its slopes. They successfully challenged this and Slievenamon remains windmill-free today.