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Carrignabinnia Mountain Carraig na Binne A name in Irish
(Ir. Carraig na Binne [OSI], 'rock of the peak') Limerick County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 822.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R85006 23665 This place has been logged as visited by 243 members. Recently by: pwbellarby, Aciddrinker, quino70, odonovansf, Dean, ilenia, Dee68, Lauranna, IainT, Kiwitrekker, Oileanach, DeirdreRafter, lw24, rayw, Martinpeak
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Longitude: -8.220841, Latitude: 52.364813 , Easting: 185006, Northing: 123666 Prominence: 26.7m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 584959 623716,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgnbn, 10 char: Crgnbn
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

Carrignabinnia is the third highest mountain in the Galty Mountains area and the 31st highest in Ireland. Carrignabinnia is the third highest point in county Limerick.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrignabinnia in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Carrignabinnia in the center as viewed from the summit of Monabrack
 
One stop on an excellent circular walk
Short Summary created by jackill,  25 Jan 2015
This mountain can be climbed by taking the second road to your left on the Dublin side of Kilbeheny where there is a signpost marked "Galtycastle".
Follow this minor road uphill ignoring the turn-off to the right (also signposted Galtycastle) and taking the right hand fork at the Y junction after it.
After travelling a further 1.2 kms on this tarred road it turns 90 degrees to the left and downhill to a farmyard.
Park on the roadside at this turn R86912 19635 A (room for 3-4 cars) and you will notice a rough track in front of you on leading past a new house and up towards the hillside.
Follow this track past the house and an abandoned mobile home and hop the fence to your left to pick up a rough forestry track also running uphill.
After following the forestry track for a short distance it turns sharply downhill.
Cross the wire fence to your right and onto open hillside to reach the summit of Monabrack
Continue north to the Galty main ridge and a short detour to the east will bring you to the summit .A fine circuit can be had by taking in Lyracappul and the Knockaterriffs on the return leg Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/31/comment/4791/
 
View from the summit of Carrignabinnia looking ac .. by jackill   (Show all for Carrignabinnia)
 
The summit of Carrignabinnia is located about 200 .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Carrignabinnia)
 
This shot was taken from the col between Slievecu .. by murphysw   (Show all for Carrignabinnia)
 
In March 2005 doing a ridge walk along most of th .. by mneary34   (Show all for Carrignabinnia)
 
Carrignabinnia is an easy and interesting continu .. by mneary34   (Show all for Carrignabinnia)
 
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