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Corn Hill Hill Carn Clainne Aodha A name in Irish
(Ir. Carn Clainne Aodha [logainm.ie], 'cairn of Clann Aodha or the
children of Hugh')
County Highpoint of Longford, in County Highpoint, Binnion Lists, Shale, greywacke & volcaniclastics Bedrock

Height: 278m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 34 Grid Reference: N18768 84218 This place has been logged as visited by 173 members. Recently by: ewen, geohappy, DeltaP, maryt, bigmac63, markmjcampion, Nuala-Mc1, Mike32chp, tomodub, NualaMc, LorraineG60, Daingean, Juanita, Podgemus, Magsamillion
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Longitude: -7.715827, Latitude: 53.807305 , Easting: 218768, Northing: 284218 Prominence: 203m,  Isolation: 14km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 618717 784233,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crn278, 10 char: Corn Hill
Bedrock type: Shale, greywacke & volcaniclastics, (Corn Hill Formation)

There are two cairns at the summit. Clann Aodha were a sept of the O'Farrells according to Rev. Joseph MacGivney. He gives Sliabh Cairbré as the earlier name of the hill.   Corn Hill is the 1093th highest summit in Ireland. Corn Hill is the highest point in county Longford.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corn Hill in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Dillon at the County High Point of Longford - Corn Hill
 
-A break in the weather
by paddyobpc  24 Jan 2017
Walk Date: 06 Jun 2016. As we drove away from Cuilcagh it was still raining and Dillon(dillonkdy), my sister Helen and I were hoping it would stop by the time we travelled to the start of Longford’s CHP, Corn Hill. It was a little over an hour away with a stop for a bit of food and sure enough the weather cleared up before we got to the start of the walk. Considering this was our 6th CHP in two days we were delighted to see that it was only a short stroll up to the trig stone next to a mast. It measured a mile up and back and we were in the car again within 20 minutes heading for Westmeath.
See Dillon’s (dillonkdy) full story of his County High Point Challenge at https://dillons32chpchallenge.github.io/progress/index.html We also found Kieron Gribbon's High Point Ireland website (www.highpointireland.com) to be a useful source of information for our 32 County High Points challenge. Definitely worth checking out if you're planning to do any of the High Point challenges. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/974/comment/18814/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corn Hill in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Summit cairn an the view NW.
No escape from the modern world
by csd  9 May 2010
Despite its modest elevation, Corn Hill has one of the largest TV/telecommunications installations adorning its summit I've seen on this island. The forestry is beginning to encroach on the view from the top, and the constant drone of the air conditoners in the service building take away from the attraction of this summit, but at least it's very easily gained! The presence of such a large telecomms installation means that I'm typing this as I sit beside the summit cairn, with a good 3G signal to speed the upload of the photo I've just taken! Is this MV's first 'live on the scene' comment? :) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/974/comment/4697/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corn Hill in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: The mast. Some say its ugly, to me its like a modern art instillation at the summit.
 
Well worth the walk - even from the wrong direction
by tomasocarthaigh  1 May 2014
I came up the wrong face, over fields and bog not on paths, to spite my best efforts to follow the "maer ditch" by kind permission of a local landowner. It was worth it though, the views that end are spectacular.

Coming down the correct path, and walking to Edenmore via Mallons Cross, Aughadowery Cross was a walk in itself.

As a writer - according to myself, I wrote these few words after: http://www.writingsinrhyme.com/index.php/cairn-hill-stanzas-from-the-summit/ Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/974/comment/16048/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corn Hill in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Trig point on Corn Hill
murphysw on Corn Hill, 2008
by murphysw  15 Sep 2008
I climbed this the same day as Mullaghmeen in Westmeath and Slieve na Caillagh in Meath thus bagging three county high points in the one day. It was away back in 2005 so dont remember much other than that it was maybe the easist high point of the lot. There is only one room for a car to park at the bottom of the tv road. The views are good but not 360 degrees owing to the tv mast and the accompanying clump of trees at the top Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/974/comment/3321/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corn Hill in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Corn Hill Mast
 
Corny end
by eamonoc  1 Nov 2013
Thursday 31/10/2013. The finish to my Nth Midlands trip, this top was the most disappointing, but it had the highest mast by a long shot. It took me 13mins from car to car. This was my fifth summit today, when all was said and done I had travelled 366kms for these five summits. Would never have dreamed of visitng these places except for Mt Views. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/974/comment/15244/
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Picture: My Summit Picture
My Climb in Longford 02-01-2017
by ShaunDunne  4 Jan 2017
I climbed Corn Hill on the 02-01-2017 with my Grandad.
It was cold today, but I was excited as this was my second county high point today Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/974/comment/18790/
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