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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
North MayoAreaNephin Beg RangeSubarea
Place count in area: 58, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 23, 24, 30, 31
Highest place: Nephin, 806m Maximum height for area: 806 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 778 metres,
BirreencorraghMountainBirín Corrach A name in Irish (Ir. Birín Corrach [logainm.ie], 'rocky little spike')MayoCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Quartzites and psammitic schists. Bedrock
Height:698mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23/31Grid Reference: G02456 05007This place has been logged as visited by 102 members. Recently by: jasonmc, Hadleigh, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, IainT, IndyMan, Peter Walker, Djouce, david bourke, GSheehy, aidand, Garmin, ckilm, Peter_I, Oileanach I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The element birín is rare in Irish names, but also occurs unqualified in Birreen, an outlier of Croaghmoyle. Walks: for a route to the summit from the N, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 70.
Birreencorragh is the 114th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/112/