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Carrickbyrne HillHillCarraig Bhrain A name in Irish (Ir. Carraig Bhrain [logainm.ie], 'Bran's rock')WexfordCounty, in Binnion List, Felsic volcanics Bedrock
Height:234mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 76Grid Reference: S83039 24946This summit has been logged as climbed by 29 members. Recently by: Pepe, Kennyj, Garmin, jlk, Roen, eamonoc, chalky, Gobbledygook, tbenney, Ann-P, Fergalh, durandii, Geansai, itsjustabighill, wwwalker I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Carrickbyrne Hill, 7 miles east of New Ross, may be the modern name of Aird Leamhnachta, a height which is the subject of a Dindshenchas poem, in which it is said to be in Uí Cheinnselaig (HDGP). See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 227-28) for details of the festive assembly which took place on the Carrickbyrne Hill on 'Rock Sunday' or 'Fraughan Sunday' in mid-July. A grassy sward on its summit is called the Green Loft.
Carrickbyrne Hill is the third highest hill in the South Wexford area and the 1316th highest in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1018/