Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any mountain area or any detail feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill or mountain

Users Online:
Aidy, Lauranna, hivisibility
Guests online: 87
Recent Contributions

Crossderry: Towards Knocknabreeda and Stumoa Dúloigh

Crossderry: Summit looking East.

Ott Mountain to Slieve Meelmore

Stumpa Dúloigh SE Top: Fine views to the East...

Knocknabreeda: View of Carrauntoohil from the summit.

Stumpa Dúloigh SW Top: Approaching Stúmpa Dúloigh SW Top summit

Knockaunanattin W Top: View from the summit

Slieve Meelmore: Fitting End To A Great Day's Walking

Slieve Meelbeg: Perfect Viewing Point For Slieve Meelmore

Slieve Loughshannagh: Great Viewing Point For The Rest Of The Mournes

Carn Mountain North Top: Part Of A Great Mourne Walk

Carn Mountain: Part Of Multi-Summit Walk

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Rating graphic.
Birreencorragh South Top Mountain For origin of name, see Birreencorragh. Mayo County, in Arderin List, Mixed schists, minor basic metavolcanics Bedrock

Height: 564m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: G02427 03083 This summit has been logged as climbed by 66 members. Recently by: IainT, IndyMan, Peter Walker, david bourke, phonohan, Oileanach, aidand, Garmin, eamonoc, ckilm, shaunkelly, Wilderness, David-Guenot, mountainmike, simoburn
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.487874, Latitude: 53.968328 , Easting: 102427, Northing: 303083 Prominence: 59m,   Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 502378 803140,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrncSt, 10 char: BrncrgSthT
Bedrock type: Mixed schists, minor basic metavolcanics, (Bunaveela Lough Formation)

Named Berreen Corrough Beg on Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). Previously Glenlara in MV.   Birreencorragh South Top is the 379th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/335/
COMMENTS for Birreencorragh South Top 1 2 Next page >>
An isolated gem in North Mayo .. by group   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Birreencorragh South Top in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Glenlara from the slopes of Buckoogh
gerrym on Birreencorragh South Top, 2005
by gerrym  24 Sep 2005
Firstly, many thanks to csd for the starting point to this walk - a long drive through forest tracks, mostly of good quality, gaining several hundred feet by the parking spot giving great views down to Lough Beltra. Continue along the track on foot passing abandoned forestry equipment onto open hillside. Climb uphill parallel to the forest alongside a fast flowing stream - glimpses of a buzzard here as it left the camoflague of the hillside to be visible against the skyline. When reach the ridge the mountainscape to the south across Clew Bay starts to come into focus. Cross a fenceline and it is not far to the rocky summit area (after 1000ft of climb). As mentioned there are a line of three summit cairns heading in the direction of Birreencorragh. There are stupendous views in all directions from the top, most notably SW to the ridge and dome of Croagh Patrick backed by the line of the Sheefrey Hills and the rugged top of Mweelra. Straight across the valley is the heavily forested slopes of Buckoogh with the bigger hills of the range stretching in a line up to Slievecar, Slievemore on Achill just gets a look in from behind Glennamong. To the N& E the remainder of the horse shoe curves gracefully up to the summit of Birreencorragh and down to Knockaffertagh on the other side of the valley, backed by the mighty presence of Nephin. The clarity of a northerly breeze also brought into view the steep sea cliffs of Slieve League up across Donegal Bay (if I hadn't strayed from the Sperrins I wouldn't have to keep comparing all these other wonderful panoramas). There is good going as drop down slightly to the col over grass and a few peat hags. (see NW Top for next part of horse shoe) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/335/comment/1963/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
Glenlara's long wide ridge is the southern approa .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
Glenlara makes an ideal first stop on a Glenlara .. by csd   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
I decided to start this horseshoe walk from an ar .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
A picture of the highest cairn, looking NE with K .. by csd   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
COMMENTS for Birreencorragh South Top 1 2 Next page >>
(End of comment section for Birreencorragh South Top.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
"ASTER+": Hillshade and Contours
Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here