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Ballincurra Hill Hill Cnoc Bhaile an Charraigh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Bhaile an Charraigh [OSI], 'hill of Baile an Charraigh') Tipperary County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 403m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R92433 69802
Place visited by 22 members. Recently by: sandman, jasonmc, chalky, Fergalh, eamonoc, conormcbandon, simon3, maxjoycey, FilHil, shaunkelly, aidand, Asho-and-Dave, wicklore, madfrankie, paddyhillsbagger
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Longitude: -8.112911, Latitude: 52.779542 , Easting: 192433, Northing: 169802 Prominence: 188m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 592382 669841,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bln403, 10 char: BlncrHil
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

The gap between Ballincurra Hill and Cooneen Hill is known as Ormond Stile (sometimes Ormond Style). It is mentioned by John O'Donovan as the northern limit of Sliabh Eibhlinne (Slieve Felim), and he calls it Céim Urmhumhain, 'the step of Ormond'. It is on the southern boundary of the barony of Upper Ormond.   Ballincurra Hill is the 845th highest place in Ireland.

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Ballincarra .. by group   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
It was a joy to find a track to within 200 meters .. by jackill   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
Ballincurra summit is easy to reach from forest e .. by peterturner   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballincurra Hill in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Cooneen Hill, visible through the trees from the summit of Ballincurra Hill
 
csd on Ballincurra Hill, 2009
by csd  12 Oct 2009
Having completed the easy trot up and down from Knockadigeen (see my comment there for parking info), I headed SW for Ballincurra. The shortest obvious route appeared to be a direct route up, keeping the Coillte forest to the right and the open fields to the left. I stopped in at the house adjoining my planned route up and asked if it was ok for the dog and me to skirt their fields on the way up: no problem came the answer. After negotiating a fence, the last 400 metres before reaching the summit is across knee-to-waist-high heather. Not too pleasant, and quite tiring. Once on top, Lough Derg is visible to the far north, with the view SW partially obscured by plantation. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/814/comment/4202/
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The middle sister - Ballincurra .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
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