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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 148 members. Recently by: sandilandsn, declanohagan, johnballinger, dillonkdy, paddyobpc, conormcbandon, MichaelG55, jimbo87, GoldCircle, feargalf, gambit, kkireland, guestuser, mazamegaza, sir_boba_fett
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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 1203th 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: 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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Well worth the walk - even from the wrong directi .. by tomasocarthaigh   (Show all for Corn Hill)
 
I climbed this the same day as Mullaghmeen in Wes .. by murphysw   (Show all for Corn Hill)
 
Corny end .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Corn Hill)
 
Combined a jaunt up Corn Hill with a trip to Mull .. by paulocon   (Show all for Corn Hill)
 
Family outing to the highest point in Longford .. by murraynolan   (Show all for Corn Hill)
 
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Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here