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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 241 members. Recently by: quino70, odonovansf, Dean, ilenia, Dee68, Lauranna, IainT, Kiwitrekker, Oileanach, DeirdreRafter, lw24, rayw, Martinpeak, vivisectus, jasonmc
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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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Views of most of Munster
by YoungJohn  20 Mar 2011
After St. Patricks Day for penance I approached Carrigabinnia from Monabrack on the road on the left from Kilbeheny marked with a sign for Kings Yard. Lynam's route advice in reverse!
The terrain is open with old turf banks and sheep tracks. While it is steep and offering a good challenge the views are awesome.
Galtymore looms large to the right while a view of Templehill on the left is blocked by Knockaterriff for a while. The summit was a bit sodden under foot despite little rain for a week or so.
A fine dry stone wall divides the summit before Lyracappul rises to the west. The summit itself has no real focal point but grand views of most of Munster are to be had. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/31/comment/6280/
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Flat top but excellent viewing platform. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Carrignabinnia)
 
This photo taken from near the summit of Galtymor .. by mneary34   (Show all for Carrignabinnia)
 
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