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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cooneen Hill in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Cooneen Hill from NE approach road.
 
Briars, pines and pain
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill,  24 May 2013
Start from the forestry entrance at R90294 66782 A and walk uphill, taking two lefts and one right off the main track onto a very rough track thats almost blocked near the end with felled trees, to R90538 68028 B. A rough but managable push to the left through the trees and undergrowth will bring you to open bog and the heathery summit cairn. Return the same way.
Another route is from Lisgariff East at R919 692 C.
The summit has views of the distinctive Shannon hill area scenery, smallish hills, forestry, farms and there is a view of Keeper Hill, the local mountain. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/558/comment/5317/
 
Ouch, ouch and ouch again! said the fool as he st .. by jackill   (Show all for Cooneen Hill)
 
Cooneen, the big sister of Ballincurra and Knocka .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Cooneen Hill)
 
My access to this mountain began from the forest .. by peterturner   (Show all for Cooneen Hill)
 
A view of plantation-scarred Cooneen Hill from pl .. by peterturner   (Show all for Cooneen Hill)
 
View from the South West .. by simon3   (Show all for Cooneen Hill)
 
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