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Currane Hill 228m,
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Shehy/Knockboy Area
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 706m
Maximum height for area: 706 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

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Currane Hill Hill Cork County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Flaser-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone Bedrock

Height: 228m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 86 Grid Reference: W33814 50200
Place visited by 15 members. Recently by: Wildrover, Fergalh, Daingean, spoodle58, CaminoPat, Juanita, tommccarthy, sandman, conormcbandon, eamonoc, Eastwestcork, chalky, jackill, DenisMc, thomas_g
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Longitude: -8.958045, Latitude: 51.700883 , Easting: 133814, Northing: 50200 Prominence: 150m,  Isolation: 10km
ITM: 533778 550267,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crn228, 10 char: Curane Hil
Bedrock type: Flaser-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone, (Old Head Sandstone Formation)

Currane Hill is the 1331th highest place in Ireland. Currane Hill is the second most easterly summit in the Shehy/Knockboy area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Currane Hill in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: View from the cross
 
Updated Summary:
Reasonable views from summit with masts and cross.
Short Summary created by simon3, thomas_g  Tue 20 Oct
One way of reaching the top is from the north at W33833 50501 A (room for 1 car), walk back up the hill to a gate at W33989 50434 B, then follow the track up the hill. At the top of the hill you meet several masts and an interesting cross which appears to have been erected in 1950. The trig point itself is on top of a cement plinth and offers reasonable views from a somewhat flat hill top. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1252/comment/15496/
 
New Comment: Parking update
by Wildrover  Tue 20 Oct
Starting at W33989 50434 B there is parking available for a number of vehicles to park by the road to the right side of the entrance as you face uphill.The gate has a beware of the bull sign on it and as track is on a farm and used by livestock care is advised Follow the track to the top which has a collection of masts, a holy year cross and trig pillar on its elevated perch.Cant comment on the view or otherwise as visibility was very poor for my visit to the top. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1252/comment/20997/
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