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South East Midlands Area , N Cen: Timahoe Hills Subarea
Feature count in area: 31, by county: Laois: 6, Carlow: 1, Offaly: 1, Kildare: 2, Kilkenny: 13, Tipperary: 8, OSI/LPS Maps: 28A, 28B, 47, 48, 49, 53, 54, 55, 59, 60
Highest Place: Slievenamon 720.2m

Starting Places (16) in area South East Midlands:
Ballinvarry West, Clodiagh Church, Coolnahau, Coppanagh Wood South, Freney's Well, Glynn, Gorlough Wood, Hill of Allen, Inistioge, Killamery Wood East, Kylebeg Wood, Lingaun River, Mount Alto Wood, Mullenbeg Wood South, Newtown Upper School, Slievenamon Walk Head

Summits & other features in area South East Midlands:
E: Barrow: Clogrennan Hill 336m, Newtown Hill 208m
N Cen: Timahoe Hills: Ballaghmore Hill 268m, Cullenagh Mountain 317m, Fossy Mountain 332m, Hewson Hill 261m
N: Croghan: Croghan Hill 234m
N: Newbridge Hills: Dunmurry Hill 233m, Hill of Allen 219m
S: Mullinavat: Coolnahau Hill 265m, Corbally Hill 285m, Mount Alto 276m, Tory Hill 292m
S: Slievenamon: Knockahunna 502.8m, Sheegouna 553.5m, Slievenamon 720.2m, Slievenamon North-West Top 564m
S: Windgap: Carricktriss Gorse 314m, Carrigadoon Hill 296.9m, Faranaree Hill 283m
SE: Brandon Hill: Brandon Hill 515m, Coppanagh 365m, Croghan 365m
W Cen: Durrow: Ballynalacken Hill 314m, Caponellan Hill 253m, Knockmannon Hill 315m
W Cen: Slieveardagh: Clomantagh Hill 349m, Knocknamuck 340m, Monabrogue 284m
W: Horse & Jockey: Kill Hill 241m, Killough 235m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Fossy Mountain, 332m Hill
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, Laois County in Leinster province, in Binnion Lists, Fossy Mountain is the 1093th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference S55799 88536, OS 1:50k mapsheet 61
Place visited by: 17 members, recently by: Moirabourke, SenanFoley, moggy40, markwallace, madfrankie, conormcbandon, melohara, peterturner, Dbosonnet, Dessie1, Peter Walker, chalky, sandman, paddyhillsbagger, wicklore
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -7.170727, Latitude: 52.945067, Easting: 255799, Northing: 188536, Prominence: 123m,  Isolation: 5.9km
ITM: 655735 688574
Bedrock type: Thick flaggy sandstone and siltstone, (Bregaun Flagstone Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: FsyMnt, 10 char: FsyMntn

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1113/
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Rough track at end to top
by Fergalh 13 Feb 2014
Take first right out of Timahoe proceed to crossroads. At crossroads turn right until you see sign for return to Timahoe ((A (S56000 87201)). Park here and follow track up to forest crossroads. Go straight ahead and cross rusty gate and proceed to fence. Here turn right along rough track to top. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1113/comment/15850/
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Walk or Drive.
by sandman 9 Jun 2014
On turning in on the road which runs thru the townland of Orchard Upper i was greeted with a very mucky road at the rear of the first farmyard but fortunately this was short and the road afterwards was a tarred surface up to the forest entrance B (S56329 89179). As this gate is normally opened good parking exists but now you can choose to Drive ,Walk, or Bike as a well maintained forest road exists to within meters of the summit. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1113/comment/16099/
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Access update point B
by moggy40 25 Jan 2023
The gate at point B now has a lock on it, so driving is out. Bike or walk is still an option Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1113/comment/23819/
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