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West Cork Mountains Area   E: Currane Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 704.8m
Maximum height for area: 704.8 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692.8mCaoinkeen South-East Top 553.5mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 704.8mKnockboy North Top 651.2mKnockboy South Top 533.3mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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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 16 members. Recently by: chelman7, Wildrover, Fergalh, Daingean, spoodle58, CaminoPat, Juanita, tommccarthy, sandman, conormcbandon, eamonoc, Eastwestcork, chalky, jackill, DenisMc
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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 1340th highest place in Ireland. Currane Hill is the second most easterly summit in the West Cork Mountains area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Currane Hill  in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View from the cross
 
Reasonable views from summit with masts and cross.
Short Summary created by simon3, thomas_g  20 Oct 2020
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/
 
Parking update
by Wildrover  20 Oct 2020
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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