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Wicklow Area   N Cen: Tonelagee Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 238.9mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mDuff Hill 720.8mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 846.7mMullaghcleevaun East Top 796mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 431mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 397m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 783.2mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Carrignagunneen Mountain Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in no lists, Granite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 561m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O05508 03278
Place visited by 59 members. Recently by: Wildrover, Djouce, Pepe, annem, TipsyDempy, Wilderness, blessobilly, loftyobrien, JoHeaney, reidyden, Coles, mickhanney, grzywaczmarcin, abcd, Grumbler
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Longitude: -6.426808, Latitude: 53.070051 , Easting: 305508, Northing: 203278 Prominence: 12m,  Isolation: 2.8km
ITM: 705426 703315,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgngn, 10 char: Crgngnn
Bedrock type: Granite with microcline phenocrysts, (Type 2p microcline porphyritic)

Carrignagunneen is the 388th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1434/
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When you can't see clearly ...
by Pepe  14 Sep 2021
I turned too soon off the path. So began an upward trek onto the forested slopes of Carrignagunneen. What followed was a half-hour derring-do battle against nature, an impersonation of Rambo at his swashbuckling best pitted against all the evil pine trees of Wicklow. Too stubborn to retrace my steps, and lacking a machete, I resorted to bending, squeezing, pushing, pulling and head-butting branches out of the way. Edward Rice Burroughs would have been proud of my Tarzan moves as I desperately sought a way up and out.
Eventually I emerged like Indiana Jones out of the gloom of an Amazonian jungle, bathed in sweat and covered in pine needles (those needles, just like sand in a bikini, get everywhere). Delighted to have made it into the light I sat on a rock, enjoyed a long slug of water and was about to demolish a badly needed energy bar when this thought occurred to me: ‘Why is everything so fuzzy?’
My glasses had been knocked off by a swishing branch. I considered retracing my steps to find them but stopped at the edge of the clearing when I realised I could not identify what clump of trees I had fought my way out of, never mind following my exact upward route back down through the forest. The glasses are possibly still hanging from a branch somewhere, though I suspect they were swept to the ground and therefore virtually impossible to spot because a lot of grass grows under the trees hereabouts. Perhaps an old deer will discover them some day, and make use of them. I shrugged. An expensive hillwalk. That'll learn me, as they say.
The moral of the story is: be a real specsaver by wearing yours with one of those stringy things around your neck. Or better still remove them altogether – the irony is mine were distance specs therefore totally unrequired given that my eyes were so up close and personal with a million damned branches on the way up. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1434/comment/23270/
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