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Barnacuillew Hill Barr na Coilleadh A name in Irish
also Barnakillue an extra name in English
(Ir. Barr na Coilleadh [logainm.ie], 'top of the wood') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Graphitic, seni-pelitic schists & marble Bedrock

Height: 260m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22 Grid Reference: F81052 37530 This place has been logged as visited by 8 members. Recently by: Garmin, chalky, IncaHoots, shadow100, sandman, maxim, eoincarey, Big-Foot
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Longitude: -9.82665, Latitude: 54.272745 , Easting: 81052, Northing: 337530 Prominence: 240m,  Isolation: 6.8km
ITM: 481028 837533,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brnclw, 10 char: Brnclw
Bedrock type: Graphitic, seni-pelitic schists & marble, (Inver Schist Formation)

This hill is unnamed on OS maps. The names Lengad (recte Glengad) or Dooncarton and Barnacuille (recte Barnacuillew) which appear on the Discovery map are townlands. Barnacuillew is derived from Ir. Barr na Coilleadh [logainm.ie], 'top of the wood', and is therefore likely to have referred originally to a hill. William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830) gives the name Gubbin (prob. Ir. Gobán, 'little beak') for the SW spur which corresponds to the 233m spot height.   Barr na Coilleadh is the 1251th highest place in Ireland.

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by sandman  Thu 10 Aug
Followed the directions of Big-Foot to reach the top , missed out on Barnacuillew E.Top so will get to return again after 5 years. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/993/comment/19667/
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This is an easy summit to reach; you can almost d .. by Big-Foot   (Show all for Barr na Coilleadh)
 
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