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Nagles Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 426.5 metres,   Summits in area: 9,   Maximum prominence for area: 293 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 80, 81 For all tops   Highest summit: Knocknaskagh, 426.5m
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Corran Hill An Carn A name in Irish
Cork County, in Carn List, Purple mudstone and sandstone Bedrock

Height: 407.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 80 Grid Reference: W65794 95797 This summit has been logged as climbed by 41 members. Recently by: johnballinger, t.jay, CaminoPat, caiomhin, conormcbandon, Bernieor, madfrankie, omurchu, eamonoc, Cobhclimber, Flatout, bsheils, Dbosonnet, oldboots, hivisibility
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Longitude: -8.500032, Latitude: 52.113521 , Easting: 165795, Northing: 95798 Prominence: 92m,   Isolation: 2.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 565751 595854,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Corran, 10 char: Corran
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and sandstone, (Ballytrasna Formation)

Corran is the third highest hill in the Nagles Mountains area and the 905th highest in Ireland. Corran is the most westerly summit in the Nagles Mountains area.

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Pleasant forest track stroll .. by group   (Show all for Corran)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corran in area Nagles Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Blossoming hedgerows down Seefin looking to Corrans wooded top on the right.
 
jackill on Corran, 2009
by jackill  19 Feb 2009
The little hill of Corran is probably best viewed from a distance.
Its summit is covered in woods and blighted by no less than 3 masts, but this does mean it is easy to reach from the road W66873 95524 by means of forest tracks.
It does however overlook two places of note.
The first is the townland of Ballygriffin which is the birthplace of the founder of Presentation sisters Nano Nagle. She brought solice to the poor of Cork in the 18th century.Her family farm is now the location of a retreat centre and organic farm
Nearby in the village of Killavullen is the birthplace Richard Hennessy who was born in Ballymacmoy House . He also brought solice to the people of Cork .He went to France in 1740 and became an officer in Dillon's Irish Regiment in the French Army. In 1765, he went to the Charente departement and set up the distillery that produces Hennessy brandy. The distillery continues to this day, as does the Hennessy line in the company. The Hennessy house at Killavullen overlooking the river Blackwater, can still be seen today.
A poem by Raphael Consedine says of the Nagle Mountains,
"The blossoming hedgerows sang freedom,
The river told stories of places far away,
While beyond, dreaming mountains called." Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/793/comment/2810/
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Nice walk to stretch the legs, dull summit. .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Corran)
 
Great little walk for families - easy with our 7 .. by calcosmo   (Show all for Corran)
 
easy one for the kids .. by petercrowley   (Show all for Corran)
 
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