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Carrignagower Mountain Carraig na nGabhar A name in Irish
(Ir. Carraig na nGabhar [PND], 'rock of the goats') Waterford County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 767m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S31184 12094 This summit has been logged as climbed by 198 members. Recently by: theredyin, IainT, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, Kennyj, Harry Goodman, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, brendevlin, gav, dmc, maike, eoghanm, t.jay
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.544016, Latitude: 52.261345 , Easting: 231184, Northing: 112094 Prominence: 24m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 631127 612280,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgngw, 10 char: Crgngwr
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

A nearby point is marked Carrignagower, height 2478 ft., on the 1924 6 map. Named Knocknalingady in Claude Wall's book Mountaineering in Ireland, from the nearby townland of Coolnalingady. Previously Knocknalingady in MV.   Carrignagower is the second highest mountain in the Comeragh Mountains area and the 65th highest in Ireland. Carrignagower is the third highest point in county Waterford.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrignagower in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The summit (Ithink)
jackill on Carrignagower, 2006
by jackill  12 Sep 2006
Did the circuit of the Nire valley as per Joss Lynams "Best Irish Walks".
Start and finish in the Nire valley carpark. 16.6 kms and 6.5 hours in good weather.
Talked to Farmer (in his 70,s) whose land you pass through at start of walk- nice man - said he enjoys meeting walkers so be sure to stop for a moment if you see him(and close his gates)
Picture of the top of Carrignagower(767m) with Knockmealdowns on the left and Galtys on the right in the distance. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/62/comment/1032/
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