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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: -7.125425, Latitude: 52.348441 , Easting: 259612, Northing: 122188 Prominence: 170m,   Isolation: 8.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 659585 622232,   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 1170th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tory Hill in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Summit Cross of Tory with guardian
Easy access, but beware of cattle!
Short Summary created by wicklore,  24 Jul 2010
Tory Hill can be accessed along forest tracks that lead to the summit. There Is an information board and parking at S58551 22634 A. Some routes are described on the information board. The forest track curls completely around the hill in an upward spiral leading to the sumiit in a couple of kilometres. The forest thins out and disappears at the summit. When the track ends a small trail leads through the heather and gorse up to the Marian Cross at the summit. Tory Hill's position offers great views across the south east. Beware of cattle on the hill in the summer as they may chase you off the hill. Also there are some rocky outcrops and 15 foot drops to the south and east of the summit that could offer a nasty fall to those not paying attention. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/962/comment/5721/
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   (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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