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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 Lyod
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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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Seanadh Bhéara: Rugged hill with good views at the north of a vast, remote-feeli
Collaborative entry Last edit by: markmjcampion less than an hour ago.
Shannavara is one of those many low Connemara hills that offer great views. If visited from the south the hill is a steep pull up and it feels like you're as far from civilisation as anyone has ev...

  
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Doan: Great views on the way
Aidy 3 hours ago.
On the way to Doan, from Ott car park, I loved the view over Lough Shannagh from the col between Carn Mountain and Slieve Loughshannagh.

  
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Y Pigwyn: Long walk to summit once the site of a roman fort
Fergalh 3 hours ago.
Just north west of Trecastle I parked at end of Roman Road. Walked through gate and very muddy track to summit Marked by a fallen concrete pillars and some stones. This summit was the site for a r...

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Mynydd Myddfai: Short steep walk to summit
Fergalh 4 hours ago.
Short but sharp walk up from farm north of hill. Trig pillar at summit which is the centre of a ridge with 3 peaks. Wonderful views in all directions

  
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Trichrug: Long walk to summit but worth the climb
Fergalh 4 hours ago.
Parked to South west followed track to edge of forest than headed north east to summit marked by a cairn and trig pillar. Very fine views

  
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Carn Fadog: Did not miss it this time !
Fergalh 4 hours ago.
Personally very annoying one for me on a recent round in the area i summited five peaks but did not have this one marked on map ! So a twenty minute dog leg turned into a two hour walk from the No...

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Llethr Llwyd: Steep climb from valley
Fergalh 4 hours ago.
From Y Drum a drop down and that awkward river crossing again than steep but grassy ascent to Leithir Fawr which is another unmarked summit. Straight forward descent to starting point to west

  
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Y Drum: Easy walk from Gopa Uchaf
Fergalh 4 hours ago.
From Gopa Uchaf head along forest edge than small drop down and climb to unmarked summit.

  
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Gopa Uchaf: Long walk to summit with river crossing as a bonus !
Fergalh 4 hours ago.
Parked on minor road north east of Tregaron. Walked along track from and than climbed hill after crossing river steep climb on grass to unmarked summit

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Banc Cwm-coed-ifor: Long walk to summit
Fergalh 4 hours ago.
Parked to North west and followed closed road (Fford ar Gau) and than veered off for unmarked summit in the middle of remains of Copse

  
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Mynydd Pencarreg: Short walk to summit
Fergalh 5 hours ago.
Headed up track marked private but gate was open and no-one to ask to communications masts. Then used stile and headed for high point which has a trig pillar but the rock nearby is actual summit

  
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Pen-crug-melyn: Short walk to summit
Fergalh 5 hours ago.
Short walk up from road to south west along track to trig pillar in prominent position


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