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Dublin Area   S: Kippure & Kilbride Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 43, 50, 56, AWW, EW-DM, EW-WE, EW-WW 
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Kippure, 757m
Maximum height for area: 757 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 262 metres,

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Corrig Mountain Mountain An Charraig A name in Irish (Ir. An Charraig [OSI], 'rock') Dublin/ Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 617.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O09038 19370
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Longitude: -6.368567, Latitude: 53.21383 , Easting: 309039, Northing: 219370 Prominence: 28.05m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 708964 719399,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrgMnt, 10 char: CrgMntn
Bedrock type: Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite, (Type 2e equigranular)

Nowadays there are actually no rocks on this boggy top. The name was reported as Corriganoura by Price's informant (PNCW).   Corrig Mountain is the 258th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Corrig Mountain (<i>An Charraig</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
Picture: Corrig Mountain from Seahan
A hill on the way to somewhere else
Short Summary created by Peter Walker, wicklore  16 Mar 2015
Corrig is one of the four hills in the so called ‘Circuit of Kilbride’. Kilbride Rifle Range is an Army range on the Dublin/Wicklow border and it is nestled in a valley surrounded by Seahan, Corrig, Seefingan and Seefin. These four summits mark the boundary of the Rifle Range, and the little boundary blocks are present on Corrig. Corrig is unlikely to be climbed by itself, and is usually reached after climbing other hills first.
A minor road leads from Bohernabreena in Dublin past the entrance to the Range. Corrig can be reached from this road at O073200 starA. The road reaches about 480 metres altitude, taking much of the climb out of the walk. Corrig can then be reached by first climbing Seahan.
Corrig can be described as the poor neighbour out of these four Kilbride hills. It is the only one without a megalithic tomb, and it is a really featureless summit. However there are also good views towards Dublin and across to Seefingan and Seefin. Corrig also towers above the valley of Glenasmole to the east, which was a favourite hunting ground of the Fianna. Fionn McCumhaill’s Stone in Glenasmole was said to have been carried down from Corrig by Fionn himself.
Because of the rather featureless nature of Corrig it could be easy to become disoriented in poor weather which could mean an unintended descent into the Kilbride Rifle Range. Also the bog includes some very wet and boggy parts. Adding to this, scramblers and quad bikes have churned up the bog in many places. Linkback:
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Trudged up Corrig Mountain from Seefingan in the .. by csd   (Show all for Corrig Mountain (An Charraig))
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