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Slievecushnabinnia Mountain Sliabh Chois na Binne A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Chois na Binne [OSI], 'mountain beside the peak') Limerick/ Tipperary County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 774.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R85764 23998 This summit has been logged as climbed by 319 members. Recently by: Dee68, William-J, IainT, Lauranna, TommyV, fmacm, DeirdreRafter, maryt, rayw, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, vivisectus, odonogc, carofurey, t.jay
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.20972, Latitude: 52.36782 , Easting: 185765, Northing: 123998 Prominence: 28.03m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 585717 624048,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvcsh, 10 char: Slvcshnbn
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

Joyce suggests that the peak (binn) in question is Galtymore, which seems logical. Glencushabinnia is a townland north-east of here.   Slievecushnabinnia is the 59th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievecushnabinnia in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Slievecushnabinnia from Carrignabinnia. Galtymore in mist.
 
Wheres the summit?
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman, jackill,  26 Mar 2015
You will probably come to this mountain after parking at Clydagh Bridge R87450 27780 A. From Clydagh the traditional route is a magnificent circuit taking Cush, Galtybeg and Galtymore with Cushnabinnia included as the last summit. This is however a fair test of stamina so be prepared. Also be aware the summit is not the spot height marked on the OS map. It is in fact a large cairn further west. For a more direct approach follow the way marked trail for L. Curra for some 3km through the forest to where it leads out to open moorland.. Go W up hill to a small but prominent Ring Fort R868259 B.Leave the way marked trail at this point and go SW up the broad spur of Knocknanuss, passing a large cairn en route. Continue up over Pt 766 to meet the wall marking the County boundary. Turn right and go out W across flat boggy ground to gain the high point within a 770m contour at R8576624002 C. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/64/comment/4824/
 
The summit of Slievecushnabinnia is not located a .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Slievecushnabinnia)
 
On the way to Galtymore, decided to go via this t .. by jimgraham   (Show all for Slievecushnabinnia)
 
It’s hard to know where the top of this mountain .. by murphysw   (Show all for Slievecushnabinnia)
 
Above 700 metres the ascent to the indiscernible .. by beckett   (Show all for Slievecushnabinnia)
 
Slievecushnabinnia, or at least points near it, h .. by simon3   (Show all for Slievecushnabinnia)
 
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