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Carrigroe Hill 232m,
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North Wexford Area
Maximum height for area: 420 metres,   Summits in area: 6,   Maximum prominence for area: 304 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 62, 68, 69 For all tops   Highest summit: Slieveboy, 420m
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Carrigroe Hill Hill Cnoc na Carraige Rua A name in Irish
(poss. Ir. ‡Cnoc na Carraige Rua [PDT], 'hill of the red rock') Wexford County, in Binnion List, Felsic volcanics Bedrock

Height: 232m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 69 Grid Reference: T09293 49766 This summit has been logged as climbed by 24 members. Recently by: thomas_g, danielb, chalky, jlk, eamonoc, Trailtrekker, Fergalh, paddyhillsbagger, moggy40t, moggy40, csd, FilHil, Geansai, sandman, thedoyler
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Longitude: -6.38811, Latitude: 52.588612 , Easting: 309293, Northing: 149766 Prominence: 217m,   Isolation: 8.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 709220 649812,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrgrHl, 10 char: CrgrHil
Bedrock type: Felsic volcanics, (Campile Formation)

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 1321th highest summit in Ireland. Carrigroe Hill is the second most easterly summit in the North Wexford area.

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Easy walk but no summit views. .. by simon3   (Show all for Carrigroe Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrigroe Hill in area North Wexford, Ireland
Picture: Carrigroe Trig Pillar
 
A quick Stroll in Wexford Hills.
by Dessie1  26 Apr 2011
Walked Carrigroe on Easter Sunday.Approached from carpark area T0952150139 and followed sweeping track until it came to a junction.Take the smaller track to the left which will bring you through some forestry with white marks sprayed on the trees to guide you to the hidden summit with trig pillar. No views at the summit as it surrounded by trees but nice views on route to top.30 mins up and down no problem. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1019/comment/6317/
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Looking for a sign! .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Carrigroe Hill)
 
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