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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
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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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The Comeraghs broad back .. by group   (Show all for Carrignagower)
 
After a short diversion to Lacknafrankee, I set o .. by jackill   (Show all for Carrignagower)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrignagower in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
 
sinbadw on Carrignagower, 2004
by sinbadw  21 Oct 2004
On the map this hill is given the moniker Carrignagower, and this is how I indicated it in the visualisation attached and in the one I gave for Coumfea West Top. We climbed a steep hill out of the valley where the stream fell down to the Sgilloge Loughs and skirted the next valley to make our way onto Knocknalingady, this was an easy enough walk with a great view of the knife like ridge that makes it's way up to Knockanaffrin. We followed the fence (see John Finn's picture) down and came to some very steep sections that were difficult enough to negotiate (I have become a wuss now that I have a family, no more leaping down mountain goat style). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/62/comment/1266/
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A photograph taken at The Gap looking up towards .. by John Finn   (Show all for Carrignagower)
 
Starting from the nire car park (Point A) we made .. by alan_shealy   (Show all for Carrignagower)
 
Did the circuit of the Nire valley as per Joss Ly .. by jackill   (Show all for Carrignagower)
 
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