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Comeragh Mountains Area , N: Laghtnafrankee Subarea
Feature count in area: 24, all in Waterford, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 75, 81, 82, EW-C, EW-K
Highest Place: Kilclooney Mountain 792m

Starting Places (25) in area Comeragh Mountains:
Aughatriscar Bridge, Carey's Castle, Carrickaruppora S, Carronadavderg Wood, Colligan Bridge, Colligan Source, Coumduala Lough Path, Croghaun Hill CP, Douglas River Wood, Dromona Wood, Guilcagh Wood, Kilclooney Wood CP, Laghtnafrankee Road, Lough Mohra Rath Beag Loop Walk, Mahon Falls CP, Maum Road, Moanyarha, Moanyarha Bog, Monarud, Mountain View, New Quay CP, Nire Valley CP, Old Bridge Clonmel, Old Slate Mine CP, River Ire R676 L96761

Summits & other features in area Comeragh Mountains:
Cen: Comeragh Central: Carrignagower 767m, Coumfea 741.9m, Coumfea North Top 728.3m, Coumfea West Top 711m, Croughaun Hill 391m, Curraghduff 750.1m, Kilclooney Mountain 792m, Knockaunapeebra 724.4m
Cen: Knockanaffrin: Knockanaffrin 755m, Knockanaffrin South Top 628m, Knocksheegowna 675.7m
E: Portlaw Hills: Donnell's Hill 242.8m, Tower Hill 238m
N: Laghtnafrankee: Kilmacomma Hill 211m, Laghtnafrankee 520m, Laghtnafrankee SW Top 425m, Long Hill 404m
S: Monavullagh Mountains: Bleantasour Mountain 402m, Coumaraglin Mountain 614.6m, Crohaun 484m, Milk Hill 451m, Seefin 725.6m
SW: Drum Hills: Carronadavderg 301m, Dromona Hill 156m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Kilmacomma Hill, 211m Hill
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, Waterford County in Munster province, in Binnion Lists, Kilmacomma Hill is the 1379th highest place in Ireland. Kilmacomma Hill is the most northerly summit in the Comeragh Mountains area.
Grid Reference S17911 20319, OS 1:50k mapsheet 74
Place visited by: 28 members, recently by: Nailer1967, Moirabourke, Arcticaurora, garrettd, jlk, Taisce, chelman7, LiamG1951, John.geary, paddyhillsbagger, TippHiker, mlmoroneybb, sarahryanowen, Jay9, Wildrover
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -7.73799, Latitude: 52.334654, Easting: 217911, Northing: 120319, Prominence: 143m,  Isolation: 5.1km
ITM: 617856 620370
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Klm211, 10 char: KlmcmHil

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1277/
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Summary for Kilmacomma Hill : The Pigs Tower
Summary created by jackill 2014-09-03 15:29:07
Park at A (S16052 19827) a forestry entrance, room to park for 5-6 cars. Head into forest on good track, ignoring a left turn just past Coillte barrier, and continue uphill, at a T junction turn right and after about 200 meters take another right, continue on this track and at approximately B (S17810 20200) ( 1.9km from start point) take a faint track through trees up to the summit. There is a large stone circle at the top which old maps suggest to be the foundations of a wooden tower. Further research has revealed this to be the base of a wooden tower , built in 1814, without mortor, to celebrate the defeat of Bonaparte. It was known as "The Pigs Tower" .Views towards the Knockmealdowns, Slievenamon and the Comeraghs, Follow same route back to start point.
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Picture: You can Kill ma Comma, just leave ma Fox alone...
And killmaFox too, and maOwl, and maRabbit...
by wicklore 8 Apr 2018
On a recent walk I was quite wary when I saw what I thought was a dog guarding a tent near the summit of Kilmacomma. Not to be deterred from my summitteering I engaged in various stealth moves to negotiate the final 50 metres to the summit area through the heather. I thought I was good as the dog didn't budge an inch. It was only when I stumbled on a large printed owl full of holes that the reality hit me. The summit area of Kilmacomma now appears to be used as an archery training location, and the 'dog' was actually a large foam model of a fox. The 'tent' was a large covered foam block, no doubt designed to capture wayward arrows.

The summit stone ring is quite large and impressive with a tree or two growing in the centre. Various archery related poles, boundary tape and broken shafts litter the area. Cryptic signs guide the way around what must be a course. During my descent through the trees I came across various canvas prints of wildlife affixed to trees and foam blocks. It was interesting that I saw no warning signs or other indications of archery until I almost stumbled into the large foam fox. I wonder if this is still Coillte forest or if a portion is privately owned? Future walkers beware potential arrows whizzing past. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1277/comment/19887/
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Picture: View to Slievenamon from Kilcomma Hill
Ring fort Kilnamack Forest
by eamonoc 24 Apr 2014
Climbed today 24/4/2014. Started at forest entrance A (S16052 19827), room to park for several cars here head into forest on good track ignore immediate left turn just past Coillte barrier continue on path which goes steadily uphill, come to a T junction take a right turn and after about a further 100mts take another right continue on this track and after approx 1.9km from start point take a faint track through trees up to obvious high point of this hill, there is a large ring fort at the top. Fine views towards the Knockmealdowns, Slievenamon and Comeraghs, Follow same route back to start point. Total time from car to car 45mins and a distance of approx 4.3km. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1277/comment/16035/
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Caisleán na Muice
by jackill 3 Sep 2014
I was puzzled by the apparent ring fort on top of this hill. I was more puzzled when looking at old 6" and 25" maps the ring fort was identified as "Wood Tower, in ruins".
After a little trawling of old books I found the following entry in Canon Powers " Placenames of the Decies" , listed under Killmacombe,

" Wood Tower (O.M.), Caisleán na Muice – “The
Pig’s Castle”; built in 1814 – minus mortar – to
celebrate the fall of Bonaparte.

Surprising and interesting. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1277/comment/17662/
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Picture: Find the one ring
Kilcomma`s crowning Glory
by eamonoc 7 May 2014
Ring Fort Kilcomma Hill Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1277/comment/16057/
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