Birreencorragh 698m mountain, North Mayo Nephin Beg Range Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Birreencorragh Mountain Birín Corrach A name in Irish
(Ir. Birín Corrach [logainm.ie], 'rocky little spike') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Quartzites and psammitic schists. Bedrock

Height: 698m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23/31 Grid Reference: G02455 05007
Place visited by 116 members. Recently by: jamesmforrest, Ulsterpooka, hivisibility, Fergalh, markmjcampion, Lauranna, glencree, FrankMc1964, PaulaMc, JimMc, PaulNolan, Reeks2011, millsd1, Geo, oakesave
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Longitude: -9.487789, Latitude: 53.985185 , Easting: 102455, Northing: 305007 Prominence: 583m,  Isolation: 1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 502423 805016,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brncrg, 10 char: Brncrgh
Bedrock type: Quartzites and psammitic schists., (Nephin Formation)

The element birín is rare in Irish names, but also occurs unqualified in Birreen, an outlier of Croaghmoyle. Walks: for a route to the summit from the N, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 70.   Birreencorragh is the 118th highest place in Ireland.

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From Birrencorragh West Top (See for second stage .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Birreencorragh)
 
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CaptainVertigo on Birreencorragh, 2005
by CaptainVertigo  4 Aug 2005
Glenlara - Birreencorragh - Knockaffertagh as viewed from the south Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/112/comment/1852/
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