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GlinskHillGlinsce A name in Irish (Ir. Glinsce [logainm.ie], poss. 'valley difficult of access')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Monotonous massive to banded psammites. Bedrock
Height:304mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23Grid Reference: F94819 42044This place has been logged as visited by 10 members. Recently by: IainT, sandman, shaunkelly, Garmin, chalky, barrymayo, scapania, Geansai, Frank12345, I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
There are several townlands named Glinsce in the west of Ireland (anglicised as Glinsk, Gleensk or Gleesk). Several, though not all, are in rather remote valleys or ravines, of which the ravine N of this peak is a fine example. The name is obscure but may refer to a valley difficult of access. The remains of a signal tower are located SE of the summit. Walks: for a cliff-top route from Porturlin to Belderg, passing near Glinsk, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 78-79.
Glinsk is the 1141th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/954/