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Carricktriss GorseHillKilkennyCounty, in Binnion List, Green pyroclastic rock, dark silty slate Bedrock
Height:314mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75Grid Reference: S48312 29103This place has been logged as visited by 17 members. Recently by: Pepe, jasonmc, Garmin, chalky, eamonoc, la1ena, thomasgaffney, Fergalh, Geansai, paddyhillsbagger, thomas_g, sandman, shaunkelly, oldsoldier, patphelan I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Longitude: -7.290748, Latitude: 52.411754 , Easting: 248312, Northing: 129103 Prominence: 169m, Isolation: 4.6km, Has trig pillar ITM: 648252 629152, GPS IDs, 6 char: CrckGr, 10 char: CrcktrsGrs Bedrock type: Green pyroclastic rock, dark silty slate, (Carricktriss Formation)
Located in the townland of Mullenbeg. Carricktriss Gorse is the highest point in the Walsh Mountains. It is unclear why the element Gorse has been added to this name. The Ordnance Survey Letters for Kilkenny explain the name as Carrick-Trost (Carraig a Triost) from Carrick as above [a rock] and Troste a crack or fissure.
Carricktriss Gorse is the 1121th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/941/?PHPSESSID=0mjoe7c81qio1hn80j134c74q0