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Galty Mountains Area   Central Galtys Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 66, 74 
Highest place:
Galtymore, 917.9m
Maximum height for area: 917.9 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 897.9 metres,

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Lough Curra Mound Mountain Cnapán Loch an Churraigh A name in English
Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 600.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R86920 24213
Place visited by 196 members. Recently by: sarahryanowen, John.geary, nevgeoran, Plomcg, cclair, Hjonna, mwalimu2, conorjob, Liamob, Wilderness, abcd, Grumbler, markwallace, Ulsterpooka, TipsyDempy
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Longitude: -8.192759, Latitude: 52.369787 , Easting: 186921, Northing: 124214 Prominence: 23.05m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 586873 624264,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LghCrM, 10 char: LghCrMnd
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

Lough Curra nestles in a crook of the Galtee ridge below Slievecushnabinnia. This knoll is situated just to the north-east of the Lough Curra. It is unnamed on Ordnance Survey maps. The form Cnapán Loch an Churraigh is provided here as a translation into Irish of "Lough Curra Mound/Lump", assuming that Curra represents an anglisation of Ir. currach, ‘marsh, bog’. It is not to be understood as an attested historical form.   Lough Curra Mound is the 285th highest place in Ireland.

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by Jimmy Barry  7 Apr 2010
30 years farming, the same time I have been walking on the Galtees. There is a sign we agree on (go back because there is more than one). The sign says NO Dogs allowed, we agree on that also. Just to put you and the rest of us (me included) dog lovers in the picture. They the people that farm here (and I have asked them) dont want any dogs collered, in bags, carried, in a harnes, alive, dead, china etc etc apart from their own dogs on the hill. My dog is always on a coller, but will I take him up there? no. Also If you look at the map board "Lough Curra" in the car park it says on the bottem "NO DOGS ALLOWED EVEN ON A LEASH" (I know you didnt go in this way).

As for Lough Curra Mountain, I think Mountain Views should stick to whats on the OS maps that way there is no confusion about what is a mountain, to me its a morain and always will be. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/277/comment/4598/
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"the dog the wife and I" jackill there are signs .. by Jimmy Barry   (Show all for Lough Curra Mound)
 
Smoke on the Water .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Lough Curra Mound)
 
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