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West Clare Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 51, 52, 57, 58 
Highest place:
Slievecallan, 391m
Maximum height for area: 391 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 365 metres,

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Abbey Hill Hill Cnoc na Mainistreach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Mainistreach [logainm.ie], 'hill of the abbey') Clare County, in Binnion List, Bedded & massive fossiliferous limestone Bedrock

Height: 240m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 51 Grid Reference: M30110 10369
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Longitude: -9.045096, Latitude: 53.139543 , Easting: 130110, Northing: 210369 Prominence: 165m,  Isolation: 5.5km
ITM: 530075 710401,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AbyHl, 10 char: Abbey Hill
Bedrock type: Bedded & massive fossiliferous limestone, (Aillwee member (lower))

The name refers to Corcomroe Abbey, which is located on the south side of the hill, near Bell Harbour (Bealaclugga). Walks: for a walk to the summit of Abbey Hill and around the N slopes, see Kevin Corcoran, West of Ireland Walks, 43-50, or Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 24-25.   Abbey Hill is the 1176th highest place in Ireland. Abbey Hill is the most northerly summit in the West Clare area.

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Straight forward ascent over limestone slabs .. by group   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Abbey Hill in area West Clare, Ireland
Picture: Corcomroe Abbey
 
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by TommyV  25 Oct 2018
Starting at the farm track at the top of the Corker Hill at M31202 10188 C, the views are visible immediately on the short walk up to Abbey Hill which can be accessed from the farm track at M31108 10466 D. Descend down the back of Abbey Hill to the splendid Corcomeroe Abbey at M29472 08937 E. Cross a field which will bring you to a road, follow this north for about 100 meters where there is another track at M29704 08664 F. Follow this track which leads to the Oughtmana Churches at M30595 07885 G. At the back of the churches there is a gate which leads out on to Turlough Hill. The first 100 meters is quite slippy and there are some briars closing in on the trail, but after this there are no issues climbing to the large cairn at the summit of Turlough Hill . From here follow a ridge north east to spot height 2251 and then north to Oughtmana summit. From Oughtmana descend north back to the start point. Fantastic views but be careful not to get distracted from the craggy terrain underfoot. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1009/comment/20089/
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route suggestions and loop walks .. by fkaatje   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
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Easy hike with the added bonus of some great scen .. by Damian120   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
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