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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: -8.112911, 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 926th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballincurra Hill in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Ballincurra from the NE.
Short Summary created by simon3, aidand,  15 Oct 2012
The locals tell me this is really known as Ballincarra, rather than Ballincurra. Jackills description below provides all you need to know about this relatively easy climb. There is plenty of parking at the forest entrance at R924 692 A - this is on the Templederry to Dolla Road. The area here is known as Ormond Stile. Daniel O'Connell is said to have held one of his 'Monster Meetings' here in the 19th Century. Follow the forest road for about 20 minutes and then turn right at R 916 705 B. Follow this track to the end and then head up the hill in front of you. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/814/comment/5573/
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)
Having completed the easy trot up and down from K .. by csd   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
The middle sister - Ballincurra .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
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