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Carrigatuke Hill Carraig an tSeabhaic A name in Irish
(Ir. Carraig an tSeabhaic [DUPN], 'rock of the hawk') Armagh County, in Binnion List, Sandstone Bedrock

Height: 365m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 28 Grid Reference: H90356 32107 This place has been logged as visited by 44 members. Recently by: DeltaP, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, martyk90, stang, thegullion, M_K_90, Ulsterpooka, jimmyread, Garmin, IndyMan, chalky, paddyhillsbagger, tallulahbang, eamonoc
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Longitude: -6.615416, Latitude: 54.229748 , Easting: 290356, Northing: 332107 Prominence: 210m,  Isolation: 6.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 690275 832093,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgtk, 10 char: Carigatuke
Bedrock type: Sandstone, (Gala Group)

Carrigatuke is in Armaghbrague townland. It is the highest point in the group of hills known as Sliabh Fúait [OG]. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 157-60) for details of the festive assembly on Carrigatuke.   Carrigatuke is the 1021th highest place in Ireland. Carrigatuke is the most northerly summit and also the most westerly in the Cooley/Gullion area. Carrigatuke is the third highest point in county Armagh.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrigatuke in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: Looking NW from summit
 
Harry Goodman on Carrigatuke, 2009
by Harry Goodman  13 Oct 2009
As Carrigatuke is one of a few hills remaining on the list of 100 nearest to my home I decided to climb it to-day. Aware of pdtempan's comments I was prepared for a hill that would not demand much effort especially as, unlike pdt, I did not do a lengthy cycle out from Newry as a warm up! This said I was not prepared for a complete wasted journey, in my case by car. Coming from Armagh on the B31 to-wards Newtownhamilton I turned right at a small crossroads into Viewpoint Road, signed for Few's Forest and Carrigatuke Viewpoint H920318 A and drove around the south slopes of the hill to second right turn H906313 B and followed directions to H9020331736 C which is the start of a short road up to Carrigatuke summit. Unfortunately quite a nice direction sign at this point has been smashed into many pieces. Clearly one is encouraged to drive up this road to the top (viewpoint) crowned by a large car park right beside the trig pillar. For my part I walked up the 300 metres or so and "summited" in less than 5 minutes at H9034532092 D. As a view point this is a fine spot but as a hill to climb, unless you want to tick it off a list, give it a miss. I could not even suggest an extension to make a worthwhile walk. To save pdtempan the bother of another trip up this hill to take a photo I have attached one. Fortunately I also climbed Croslieve, near Forkhill, making my round trip of over 90 miles very worthwhile. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/881/comment/4203/
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Did Carrigatuke two Sundays ago by cycling out fr .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Carrigatuke)
 
An undemanding hill this certainly is, we called .. by three5four0   (Show all for Carrigatuke)
 
Close call .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Carrigatuke)
 
South Armagh hills .. by thegullion   (Show all for Carrigatuke)
 
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