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North Wexford Area
Place count in area: 6, OSI/LPS Maps: 62, 68, 69 
Highest place:
Slieveboy, 420m
Maximum height for area: 420 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 304 metres,
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Tara Hill Hill Torrchoill A name in Irish
also Fordrum an extra name in English
(Ir. Torrchoill [logainm.ie], 'tor-wood') Wexford County, in Binnion List, Felsic volcanics Bedrock

Height: 253m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T20535 62332 This place has been logged as visited by 50 members. Recently by: Barry28213, srr45, lw24, Djouce, Joshua3, ei7kh, Mrblueskies, basilbailey, Henreyjay, newpark-cc, chalky, jlk, eamonoc, Trailtrekker, eannanilamhna
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Longitude: -6.217719, Latitude: 52.69912 , Easting: 320535, Northing: 162332 Prominence: 198m,  Isolation: 10.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 720460 662378,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TrHl, 10 char: Tara Hill
Bedrock type: Felsic volcanics, (Campile Formation)

Contrary to appearances this name has nothing to do with the word Teamhair that occurs in Tara, Co. Meath, nor even with the Eng. word 'hill'. Name Fordrum noted on Wexford Coastal Path display.   Tara Hill is the third highest hill in the North Wexford area and the 1267th highest in Ireland. Tara Hill is the most northerly summit and also the most easterly in the North Wexford area.

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Coastal Views though lots of wood. .. by group   (Show all for Tara Hill)
 
Tara Hill presents as a lovely rounded hill stand .. by wicklore   (Show all for Tara Hill)
 
Although only 253 metres high, Tara Hill dominate .. by wicklore   (Show all for Tara Hill)
 
Pleasant walk on a Saturday afternoon
by hibby  10 Oct 2010
There is an extensive network of walking routes mapped and colour-coded around the hill, as shown on an information board at the roadside. Unfortunately, in the absence of a photographic memory or a paper copy to carry with you on the walk, this is of limited use.

After some initial difficulty in finding our way to Point A (we didn't have the local Discovery map and Garmin didn't know about the existence of the road) we parked at the suggested spot and followed the red route into the woods. The initial woodland section of the walk was quite picturesque. A short time later (having crossed the stony forest track on the way up) we emerged from the forest into the open area around the summit. The summit is somewhat indistinct but marked by the cairn and trig point (which unusually has a plaque inscribed with the benchmark symbol and the letters and numbers OSBM 0012). Although it was a warm day, visibility was poor in persistent mist and haze, and the views from the summit were disappointing.

The path by which we approached the summit was narrow and involved pushing our way between gorse and bramble. However on the descent we followed a wider and more congenial path down to the west (the yellow route) which led us around to the stony track. Following this down on the north-east side of the hill, we picked up the red route again, which brought us back to the road and the car. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/998/comment/6131/
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