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Bunnacunneen Mountain Bun an Choinín A name in Irish
(Ir. Bun an Choinín [logainm.ie], 'the end or tail of the rabbit') Galway County, in Arderin List, Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff Bedrock

Height: 575m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: L93896 57734 This summit has been logged as climbed by 79 members. Recently by: kernowclimber, mcrtchly, Lauranna, Garmin, markwallace, DesHoulihan, trevorf, roscorrocket, eamonoc, marchiggins, carofurey, markmjcampion, PeakPaul, Wilderness, maike
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Longitude: -9.601912, Latitude: 53.558963 , Easting: 93896, Northing: 257734 Prominence: 463m,   Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 493869 757754,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bncnn, 10 char: Bunacunen
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff, (Rosroe Formation)

Walks: for a route to the summit from the SW, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 54-55.   Bunnacunneen is the 347th highest summit in Ireland.

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Superb Vantage Point above Connemara .. by group   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
Why would you go up Bunnacunneen? True at 575m i .. by simon3   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
Access Issue .. by Frank12345   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bunnacunneen in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
 
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by Geansai  20 Mar 2012
Having been to the roofs of the Maamturks and Bens on clear days I think Bunnacunneen is in the same class for Connemara views. This is right in front of the main cairn looking towards the Mweelreas with Ben Gorm to their right and a bit of Killary Harbour visible below them. Further to the right were views of the Sheefreys and Croagh Patrick beyond. To the left and well beyond of Croagh Patrick was a faint shape that I think may have been Corraun Hill right beside Achill Island. Other faint shapes to its right may be some of the Nephins. Turn to the right from this point and there's another cairn just a few yards away on the edge of a steep drop into the beautiful Lough Nafooey valley with Lough Mask in the distance and the top of the Maamtrasna plateau to the north. Turn around 180 degrees and you can see Lough Corrib over the ridges behind. i didn't bother mentioning Devils Mother and the Leenane branch of the Maamturks and the Atlantic Ocean beyond Mweelrea. Actually this might be a contender for the most spectacular spot in Co Galway. Just don't come here in mist which unfortunately is not a rarity round here. Like going to see Barcelona when Messi and Iniesta are being rested. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/318/comment/6726/
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Bunnacunneen is a rarely climbed mountain in comp .. by mreeyore   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
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