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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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tory Hill in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Looking east to Brandon and Blackstairs
 
jackill on Tory Hill, 2010
by jackill  7 Mar 2010
I have a guilty pleasure. If I admit to once wearing a bootlace tie with the southern cross on it you might guess what it is.I like CountryNIrish music. And not the softcore DanielO either, the hardcore Big Tom and the Mainliners, Larry Cunningham and the Mighty Avons, The Merry Ploughboy Dermot O'Brien! Imagine then my joy when I parked my car at S58678 22817 B at 8:30am and, as I was walking into the forest past a milking parlour, I heard the cows and farmer enjoying some music at full volume! A good Sli na Slainte/National looped walk board just inside the forest entrance will show you where to go.The summit area, which is of a conglomerate rock with a thin cover of peat, is quite littered and decorated by a large cross from 1980 but the views! On a clear day this little summit offers so much of the south east up to you.Despite the litter if you get the weather go, you will not be disappointed. All together now" Old flames can't hold a candle to you, no one can light up my life like you do........" Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/962/comment/4480/
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Cattle on the hill .. by larrylampwick   (Show all for Tory Hill)
 
great views to be had on clear day .. by hillclimber   (Show all for Tory Hill)
 
An easy climb via a forest track and eventually o .. by larrylampwick   (Show all for Tory Hill)
 
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