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Carrigroe HillHillCnoc na Carraige Rua A name in Irish (poss. Ir. ‡Cnoc na Carraige Rua [PDT], 'hill of the red rock')WexfordCounty, in Binnion List, Felsic volcanics Bedrock
Height:232mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 69Grid Reference: T09293 49766This place has been logged as visited by 24 members. Recently by: thomas_g, danielb, chalky, jlk, eamonoc, Trailtrekker, Fergalh, paddyhillsbagger, moggy40t, moggy40, csd, FilHil, Geansai, sandman, thedoyler I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Carrigroe is a small hill eight miles inland from the sea, which commands a widespread view of the coastal plain between Courtown and Wexford Harbour and looks westward over the pleasant countryside surrounding Ferns… On the last Sunday of July, known as Fraughan Sunday, people went to the hill to pick berries... On top of the hill is a cleft rock called the Giant's Bed (Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa', p. 229).
Carrigroe Hill is the 1322th highest place in Ireland. Carrigroe Hill is the second most easterly summit in the North Wexford area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1019/?PHPSESSID=4sadc1o9aq6hbpis60621irbg1