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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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Oulart Hill Hill Wexford County, in Binnion List, Dark grey slates with siltstone laminae Bedrock

Height: 179m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 69 Grid Reference: T08600 41600 This summit has been logged as climbed by 12 members. Recently by: Harry Goodman, KowaiBaz, GoldCircle, eamonoc, Trailtrekker, chalky, paddyhillsbagger, sandman, Dessie1, Fergalh, Geansai, wicklore
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Longitude: -6.40103, Latitude: 52.515381 , Easting: 308600, Northing: 141600 Prominence: 104m,   Isolation: 8.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 708525 641646,   GPS IDs, 6 char: OlrtHl, 10 char: Oulart Hil
Bedrock type: Dark grey slates with siltstone laminae, (Ballyhoge Formation)

Oulart Hill is the 1416th highest summit in Ireland. Oulart Hill is the second most southerly summit in the North Wexford area.

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Across the wheat field .. by group   (Show all for Oulart Hill)
 
“Like the surprise of finding a Fairy Ring” .. by wicklore   (Show all for Oulart Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Oulart Hill in area North Wexford, Ireland
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The Mound of Light
by wicklore  8 Apr 2014
This is the interior of the monument on Oulart Hill. To quote from the architects of this memorial to the Wexford Rebellion:

The Building

Upon arrival, there are no carved names, no flames, no pools of water. This is a much older kind of memorial. Warren recalls Tallon saying, "What we want, Michael, is to go over a broken stone wall and be there. The approach should be like the surprise of finding a fairy ring."Tallon chose white concrete for its "pallor of death", illuminated by "the light of resurrection." "We wanted a basic monolithic material of strength and nobility," says Tallon, "with which to create a modern Stonehenge."

Tallon calls Warren's two sculptures - horizontal curving tablets of 200-year-old Irish oak that make a shrine of the interior - "upturned hands, offering hope for the future." Warren likens them to the cremation bowls found in Newgrange. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1316/comment/15982/
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Looking north from the summit .. by wicklore   (Show all for Oulart Hill)
 
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