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Tory Hill Hill Sliabh gCruinn A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh gCruinn [OG], 'round mountain') Kilkenny County, in Binnion List, Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 292m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75,76 Grid Reference: S59612 22188 This summit has been logged as climbed by 30 members. Recently by: maike, mountainmike, bbarry2015, bryanjbarry, Garmin, markmjcampion, chalky, eamonoc, Pepe, thomasgaffney, Fergalh, theredyin, Geansai, peterturner, thomas_g
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Longitude: -7.125967, Latitude: 52.348508 , Easting: 259612, Northing: 122188 Prominence: 170m,   Isolation: 8.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 659548 622239,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TryHl, 10 char: Tory Hill
Bedrock type: Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone, (Carrigmaclea Formation)

The name Sliabh gCruinn also occurs in Co. Waterford (Slievegrine). The English name, Tory Hill, refers to a raparee. There is also a hill of this name in Co. Limerick. According to Rev. William Carrigan (the History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Ossory, 1905), Tory Hill in Kilkenny was so named from a famous outlaw named Edmund Den, who flourished in this locality, about the year 1700. Carrigan also reports that an annual pattern took place on the 2nd Sunday of July, locally known as 'Tory Hill Sunday' or 'Frochan Sunday'. On the flat ground below [the hill] called the Faithche (now the townland of Fahy), great games of hurling were said to have been held, sixty players to a side (MacNeill, 230-231).   Tory Hill is the 1171th highest summit in Ireland.

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Easy access, but beware of cattle! .. by group   (Show all for Tory Hill)
 
I have a guilty pleasure. If I admit to once wear .. by jackill   (Show all for Tory Hill)
 
Cattle on the hill .. by larrylampwick   (Show all for Tory Hill)
 
great views to be had on clear day
by hillclimber  12 Jul 2015
you can see all the wind turbines in co kilkenny (12). and co waterford 2 in portlaw and behind them on the horizon 2 in helvick head dungarvan.looking south the two saltee islands off kilmore quay.the wind farm in carnsore point wexford hook head and dunmore. slievenamon on the north side comeraghs on west side and off in the distance the galtees in the middle of both .waterfords new bridge, m9 motorway,new ross blackstair mountains ,mt brandon. tory well worth a visit.i have never seen wild cattle on the hill or wild boars etc all tall tales and i have visited the hill many times over the last 40 years Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/962/comment/18186/
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An easy climb via a forest track and eventually o .. by larrylampwick   (Show all for Tory Hill)
 
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