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Cooneen Hill Hill Cnoc an Chuainín A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Chuainín [OSI], 'hill of An Cuainín or the little
recess')
Tipperary County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 467m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R90276 68067
Place visited by 21 members. Recently by: frankmc04, sandman, jasonmc, chalky, Fergalh, eamonoc, conormcbandon, simon3, maxjoycey, norahh, FilHil, aidand, shaunkelly, wicklore, madfrankie
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Longitude: -8.144734, Latitude: 52.763899 , Easting: 190276, Northing: 168067 Prominence: 182m,  Isolation: 2.8km
ITM: 590231 668104,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CnnHl, 10 char: Conen Hil
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Cooneen / An Cuainín [LL] is a townland in the parish of Dolla. The recess referred to may well be the narrow defile with waterfalls on the SE slope of Cooneen Hill.   Cooneen Hill is the 669th highest place in Ireland.

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Picture: Mud Bath
 
Find another way
by eamonoc  29 Dec 2013
28/12/2013. Climbed Cooneen hill today after Knockane and Knockfune. I started from forestry entrance R90294 66782 A followed well made track for about 1km passing by huge stacks of recently harvested timber. I then went left uphill on a deeply gouged out track which was extremely tough going as the mud was above ankle deep in many places, undeterred I followed this uphill. Along this track there were many newly gouged out smaller tracks heading in all directions, I was unable to follow simon3`s directions as this side of the hill is now completely denuded of trees and the tracks destroyed. I persevered though making for high ground and eventually made it out of the mud and felled trees to a heathery area where I found traces of a track and a line of old fence posts that I followed to the summit. It took me 37mins from the car. Unless you fancy a mud bath find an alternative route up. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/558/comment/15291/
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