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South Connemara Area
Maximum height for area: 358 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 329 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 44, 45 For all tops   Highest summit: Seanadh Bhéara, 358m
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Keeraunnageeragh Hill Caorán na gCaorach A name in Irish
(Ir. Caorán na gCaorach [logainm.ie], 'moor of the sheep') Galway County, in Binnion List, Psammitic pelitic & semi-pelitic schists Bedrock

Height: 305m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: M05042 47462 This summit has been logged as climbed by 17 members. Recently by: Fergalh, eamonoc, dorchadha, chalky, tphase, fieldoptic, markwallace, FilHil, muschi, sandman, jossarm, taobear, Caithniadh, moggy40t, paddyhillsbagger
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Longitude: -9.430664, Latitude: 53.468835 , Easting: 105042, Northing: 247462 Prominence: 277m,   Isolation: 2.7km
ITM: 505012 747485,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Krngrg, 10 char: Krngrgh
Bedrock type: Psammitic pelitic & semi-pelitic schists, (Streamstown Schist Formation)

A cairn at the summit is named Carn Seefin on the old ½ inch map (from Carn Suí Finn, 'cairn of Fionn's seat'). This is probably the hill named Knock Siffingen, located between Galway Bay and L. Corrib, on Speed's map of Connaught (1610). Has been called Derroura.   Keeraunnageeragh is the 1138th highest summit in Ireland. Keeraunnageeragh is the second most northerly summit in the South Connemara area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Keeraunnageeragh in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Keeraunnageeragh summit cairn in the mist.
Coillte comes out tops!
Short Summary created by paddyhillsbagger,  14 Aug 2011
Access forest at M055 489 A where there is a Coillte forest track which winds it's way up the hillside. You can download a Coillte map of Derroura forest tracks on coillte.ie which is better than the OS map for this walk. Take a left at the top T-junction of tracks and head East to a rough forest cutting at M056 480 B. This short climb takes you up to the mountain bike trail from where you head roughly SSW across a boggy, heathery and rough terrain around the trees to the large summit cairn. You can shelter from any winds and/or rain at the top of the cairn in it's small hollow which I availed of to eat my sandwiches before heading down via the same route. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/953/comment/5712/
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Keeraunnageeragh in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Clouds bullying Lackavrea and Knocknagussy from the cairn on Keeraunnageeragh
Coillte, Cairn and Copper
by fieldoptic  5 May 2015
The Coillte road from M057 488 C makes this a very accessible hill. I departed from it at M056 479 D, and headed up to the mountain bike path, across that and made directly for the cairn. I found the going on the hill proper a little awkward with deep beds of grass making it a bit of a slog. The Cairn is impressively large, with a depression on the NE side and on top. The historic maps name it as Carn Seefin, so I take it there's a Fionn MacCumhaill connection. I had a damp day but it made for dramatic scenery on Lackavrea and Knocknagussy.

Coming down, shortly after junction on the Coillte road at M051 482 E I made an unorthodox route down, following the small river. This section of the hill has an interesting geology with curious green tinted sandwiched stone in the river bed. I thought maybe it was marble but the green tint seems to be algae so I take it they're varying sandwiched schists. The river makes a bit of a ravine for itself and has a natural stone bridge it dives under and several small waterfalls. The largest of these at M056 482 F has a hidden opening tucked into it's left as you face it, a small mine opening that is not marked on the OSI map. The drop that the river falls down continues SE east along the contour of the hill and there are several disused old copper/pyrite mines along it. Seemingly there are quite a few boreholes and test mines on the hillside.. There was once a tramway that brought the ore to Lough Corrib shore near where the river meets the lake, from where it was brought by steamer to Galway harbour for export in the 19th C. The mines were run by the Hodgson family who lived at Currevagh house. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/953/comment/17970/
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A quick summit slog
by moggy40  25 May 2011
Approached this from the Lake Shore on the Northern Side of the peak. The tracks showen on OS map 45 does not show the trails on this side correctly so would suggest using the map provided for the Derroura bike trail from Coillte.ie. Follow the tracks until you feel it appropriate to head on the mountain itself. From there the only way up crossing the bike trail on the way up. Going is tough with deep grass & heather. The top itself has a hugh cairn on the summit and the views heading west towards the Maamturks & Bens are great with the turks laid out in front of you. Well worth the effort in getting to the summit
An alternative approach could be from the N59 parking at the Derroura bike trail carpark. and following the bike trail. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/953/comment/6359/
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