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Bruse Hill Hill Sliabh Brúis A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Brúis [logainm.ie], 'mountain of the hostel') Cavan County, in Binnion List, Turbidite, red shale, minor volcanic Bedrock

Height: 260m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 34 Grid Reference: N31683 98088 This summit has been logged as climbed by 20 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, Hilldweller, jackill, dmcdevitt, eamonoc, Geo, liz50, Fergalh, Trailtrekker, millsd1, csd, madfrankie, sandman, wicklore, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -7.518429, Latitude: 53.931277 , Easting: 231683, Northing: 298088 Prominence: 199m,   Isolation: 12.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 631625 798099,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrsHl, 10 char: Bruse Hill
Bedrock type: Turbidite, red shale, minor volcanic, (Coronea Formation)

There are cairns near summit. The name is associated with a place called Brú Clochair or Cúil Clochair [Philip O'Connell, The Topography of the Loch Ramor Region, Breifne iii, no. 10, 231-64 and iii, no. 12, 443-8].   Bruse Hill is the 1251th highest summit in Ireland.

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Forge your own path .. by group   (Show all for Bruse Hill)
 
Look out for the faint track for an easier summit .. by csd   (Show all for Bruse Hill)
 
We parked next to the school, which is next to th .. by Alaskan   (Show all for Bruse Hill)
 
360 degree views from a heathery top. .. by simon3   (Show all for Bruse Hill)
 
Brambles, Bracken and thigh high heather! .. by Geo   (Show all for Bruse Hill)
 
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Not Bruised!
by eamonoc  1 Nov 2013
Thursday 31/10/2013. Using previous comments parked car at N31338 98810 plenty of room for many cars. Went through cemetary found gate and accessed quarry as suggested by csd, found path on the left, and the fun started at about the 175mt mark the path was badly overgrown in places, but I was able to follow it keeping a slag heap on my left, there was plenty of gorse to contend with, this so called track trended rightwards above the quarry I was able make my way through the gorse to the remains of a well hidden old wall, got over this and delved into chest high ferns. Always heading uphill I cleared the ferns and now had to negotiate my way more easily through waist high heather and eventually reached the trig point and a Cavan flag fluttering in the breeze. It took about 30mins from the car to the top. If any Mountainviewers intend to climb this hill, may I suggest you do it sooner rather than later because if the gorse gets hold this top could prove to be very elusive. I met an elderly local gentleman in the graveyard on the way down, he informed me that he had climbed the hill many times in his youth, I enquired about the quarry he told me that it had opened in 1949 and closed about 15yrs ago, he said that there were quite a few ex workers who had spent their lives in the quarry buried in the graveyard where we were standing. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/994/comment/15243/
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