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Ballyhoura Mountains Area
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Slievereagh Hill An Sliabh Riabhach A name in Irish
Limerick County, in Carn List, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 464.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 73 Grid Reference: R72522 25226 This place has been logged as visited by 46 members. Recently by: DeltaP, eoghanm, mountainmike, paddyobpc, dillonkdy, PeakPaul, Condor, tommccarthy, MichaelE, jimbloomer, peter1, sandman, trekker, Cobhclimber, eamonoc
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Longitude: -8.404231, Latitude: 52.378355 , Easting: 172522, Northing: 125227 Prominence: 309.49m,  Isolation: 5.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 572477 625277,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvrgh, 10 char: Slvrgh
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

The Pinnacle appears to be the name of the summit. The mountain as a whole is known as Slievereagh.   Slievereagh is the 674th highest place in Ireland. Slievereagh is the second most northerly summit in the Ballyhoura Mountains area.

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Fine view of the Galtys and Ballyhouras .. by group   (Show all for Slievereagh)
 
Slievereagh stands alone to the north of the bulk .. by jackill   (Show all for Slievereagh)
 
the kings resting place .. by willfogarty   (Show all for Slievereagh)
 
The first bright of the morning sun glints rosy on the pinnacle
by ahogan  25 Mar 2012
From the statue of Our Lady in Ballylanders, I drove along the Ballyhoura Way for 2 miles. The little yellow arrows led me yet again to Our Lady, this time at the grotto opposite Glenbrohane Church. I left the car here (R7390 2550 B) and started southwards along the tarred road. After about 500m, a marker post on the right hand side (could be easily missed) leads you over a stile and steeply uphill on a winding track.

The track section is relatively short and emerges onto a forestry road which skirts around the wind turbine (close to the 362m spot height). After about a kilometre you will reach the crest of the hill and just as the Ballyhoura Way begins to head downhill, there are two right turns about 100m apart. I took the second of these (R 7265 2465 C) and took the next right turn along this track which leads to the communications mast just short of the summit. I'm sure it's possible to go around the mast enclosure to the summit but I turned at this point and headed back down.

As I made my way back down, the sun had risen above the outline of the Galtees and was struggling to break through the morning haze. Even though the sun wasn't quite winning the battle, the sunrise provided a vivid background to the giant whirring blades of the turbine. Maybe next time, I'll think to bring the camera! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/563/comment/6733/
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Enjoyable climb at Ballyhoura .. by cgrif   (Show all for Slievereagh)
 
Ballyhoura Eastern Sentinel .. by Geo   (Show all for Slievereagh)
 
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