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Fergalh
2020-10-23 19:38:21
"Tower and Celtic Coss" from Fergalh Contract pics
Picture: Tower and Celtic Coss (Contract pics)
Spire of Lloyd
Context of comment:An addition to the Historical list. ?
Message:This Hill is in a community Park just outside Kells and is over 100 metres in Height, The tower at the summit is an 18th-century folly in the form of a Doric column, surmounted by a glazed lantern. There is a paupers grave, trig pillar and old Celtic Cross on the Hill as well. Certainly an unusual title for a hill but can be seen for many miles around
Additional points:It is commonly known as Ireland's only inland lighthouse...
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Forum: General
Re Caher
simon3 5 hours ago.
Is this Caher in the Reeks?

  
Summit Comment
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Colin Murphy 6 hours ago.
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Forum: General
caher mountain
jop68 9 hours ago.
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Summit Comment
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pdtempan a week ago.
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Summit Comment
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Damian120 4 days ago.
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Summit Summary
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Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 5 days ago.
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Summit Comment
Farbreiga: An easy afternoon walk
phonohan 6 days ago.
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Summit Comment
Crohaun: Pillar painter
Colin Murphy a week ago.
Followed the obvious route up as suggested by other contributors, but returned via the forest track that runs parallel just to add some interest, which may be accessed via a stile next to the m...

  
Summit Comment
Rosroe Point: Access issues
markmjcampion a week ago.
There are access issues here...the landowner will not give permission for anyone to walk or camp on his land.

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Fergalh a week ago.
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Summit Comment
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Fergalh a week ago.
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Track
210516_Sheepshead_Durrus_NW
TheDutchman 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 17.0km, Climb: 397m, Area: Fahane, Mizen/Sheeps Head (Ireland) Fahan...


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