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Carnearny Hill Carn Éireann A name in Irish
(Ir. Carn Éireann [DUPN], 'Ériu's cairn') Antrim County, in Binnion List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 319m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 14 Grid Reference: J17644 92707 This summit has been logged as climbed by 31 members. Recently by: Ulsterpooka, DrMonkfish, jimmyread, Garmin, neelix_tdog, megantaggart, Harry Goodman, Wilderness, Peter Walker, trevorc, AntrimRambler, RonnieI, hillhound, muschi, sandman
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Longitude: -6.172912, Latitude: 54.768483 , Easting: 317644, Northing: 392707 Prominence: 150m,   Isolation: 6.9km
ITM: 717567 892697,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crnrny, 10 char: Carnearny
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

The hill derives its name from a cairn at the summit. Ériu is a sovereignty goddess embodying Ireland. Éire is the Modern Irish form of this name. See Arderin in Slieve Bloom, which has a similar origin. Unfortunately, the cairn is overgrown and the formerly excellent view of Lough Neagh has been totally blocked by newly planted conifers. Tobernaveen Hill is a slightly lower hill to the west. Carnearny is recorded in the Annals of the Four Masters as the site of a battle in 912 AD where the local chieftain Loingsech Ua Lethlobhair (Lawlor) was defeated by Niall, son of Aedh Finnliath of Tyrone [LNP].   Carnearny is the 1106th highest summit in Ireland. Carnearny is the most southerly summit in the Antrim Hills area.

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Another case of bring the gaitors .. by group   (Show all for Carnearny)
 
Despite being one of the closest hills to where I .. by slemish   (Show all for Carnearny)
 
In rating Carnearny my scores did not lift it abo .. by gerrym   (Show all for Carnearny)
 
to be perfectly honest - I think this view is nea .. by mattc   (Show all for Carnearny)
 
From Carnearney to Hyde Park .. by wicklore   (Show all for Carnearny)
 
three5four0 on Carnearny, 2008
by three5four0  2 Oct 2008
Climbed, if that is the right word for an ascent on forestry tracks, to Carnearny's summit the same day i climbed Slemish, Douglas top, Big Collin & Divis. There is no view from the summit, the trees are to mature now for that now, the track had also been churned up by trail bikes, so not advisable in your new trainers! Also the parking place marked on the map appears to be blocked now, there is however space for 2 cars at 176923, which is also the access point for the forest. Follow this track, tack the first right after 450 metres, and right again after another 100 metres, where this track ends on the map (177925 B) a churned up track goes left & climbs up to the summit trig point (not marked on the current map). Best combined with several other hills to give a full day out. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/933/comment/3349/
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