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Brandon Hill Mountain Cnoc Bhréanail A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Bhréanail [OSI], 'hill of Bréanal') County Highpoint of Kilkenny, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Rhyolitic volcanics, grey & brown slates Bedrock

Height: 515m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S69702 40268
Place visited by 268 members. Recently by: Singo, conormcbandon, mbourke, Schweppee, conorjob, oakesave, Liamob, Mike32chp, Barry28213, Wilderness, sarahryanowen, GoldCircle, David-Guenot, NualaMc, maryt
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Longitude: -6.974129, Latitude: 52.509839 , Easting: 269702, Northing: 140268 Prominence: 450m,  Isolation: 5.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 669638 640323,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndHl, 10 char: BrndnHil
Bedrock type: Rhyolitic volcanics, grey & brown slates, (Campile Formation)

This is the highest point in Co. Kilkenny. Brandonhill is also the name of a townland split between the parishes of Graiguenamanagh and The Rower and between the baronies of Gowran and Ida. There is also a townland named Brandondale in the parish of Graiguenamanagh.   Brandon Hill is the 518th highest place in Ireland. Brandon Hill is the highest point in county Kilkenny.

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Brandon Hill is surely a giant of a mountain with .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Brandon Hill)
 
Brandon Hill at 515 metres high is an impressive .. by mneary34   (Show all for Brandon Hill)
 
- nice evening walk .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Brandon Hill)
 
The Barrow way .. by Kennyj   (Show all for Brandon Hill)
 
ideal for a family outing especially with the ol .. by jbuckley   (Show all for Brandon Hill)
 
larrylampwick on Brandon Hill, 2009
by larrylampwick  2 Aug 2009
Climbed Brandon again yesterday evening for - I think its the 5th or 6th time this year. Never noticed the wind farms before but there are two - one of about 20 machines out in the direction of the Saltee islands and another with 5 machines looking toward Waterford - Look to the right of these and you can see the new bridge at Waterford. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/423/comment/3989/
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