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Bleanbeg Hill Tipperary County, in Binnion List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 368m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R79075 63872
Place visited by 14 members. Recently by: FrankMc1964, wicklore, peter1, jackill, sandman, hivisibility, simoburn, frankmc04, conormcbandon, paddyhillsbagger, chalky, Fergalh, eamonoc, murphyman
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Longitude: -8.310435, Latitude: 52.725931 , Easting: 179075, Northing: 163872 Prominence: 111m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 579030 663915,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Blnbg, 10 char: Bleanbeg
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Keeper Hill Formation)

Bleanbeg is the 925th highest place in Ireland.

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High heather makes for difficult ascent .. by group   (Show all for Bleanbeg)
 
So rough I climbed it twice .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Bleanbeg)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bleanbeg in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Fox Moth caterpillar
 
Bugs in the heather.
by paddyhillsbagger  7 Sep 2014
I didn't find eamonc's glasses on Bleanbeg but I did find plenty of these caterpillars. On consulting the MothsIreland website I found out they are Fox Moths. http://www.mothsireland.com/gallery3/Lasiocampidae/Lasiocampinae/66-008-Fox-Moth-Macrothylacia-rubi/1638-Fox-Moth-Macrothylacia-rubi-Moneycrookroe
You can get help to identify what you come across on the hills and add to the moth database when the ID is confirmed.
It's not only the fine views that make life interesting on the hills! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1084/comment/17668/
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