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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 22 members. Recently by: sandman, jasonmc, chalky, Fergalh, eamonoc, conormcbandon, simon3, maxjoycey, FilHil, shaunkelly, aidand, Asho-and-Dave, wicklore, madfrankie, paddyhillsbagger
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.112881, Latitude: 52.779551 , Easting: 192433, Northing: 169802 Prominence: 188m,   Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 592384 669842,   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 927th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballincurra Hill in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Looking north to Knockadigeen and the Devilsbit
 
jackill on Ballincurra Hill, 2010
by jackill  28 Mar 2010
It was a joy to find a track to within 200 meters of the summit. Start at the forestry entrance at R92461 69235 C and turn right at R91658 70512 D and you'll have an easy time until the last push through heather and sedge grass.The hillfort here is more defined than on nearby Knockadigeen. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/814/comment/4550/
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