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Bolaght Mountain Loop (Includes Roads)

Bolaght Mountain: Making a Loop

Knocknasheega: Heather-covered, rounded summit surrounded by trees.

Corran: Pleasant forest track stroll

Oval route turned into a cracked egg shape by circumstance.

Knocknanask: Approach from adjoining hill.

Knocksculloge: Track on stream

The rocky rocky road to the big hill.

Knocksculloge: Ease on down the road

Broemountain: Good views from so-so top

Short walk to a small island.

Knocknasheega: The rub of the green

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Partry & Joyce Area   SW: Bunnacunneen Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, 38, CBE, MSW 
Highest place:
Maumtrasna, 682m
Maximum height for area: 682 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 607 metres,

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Bunnacunneen Mountain Binn Uí Chuinneáin A name in Irish Ir. Binn Uí Chuinneáin [logainm.ie], 'Kinnane’s peak’ Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin List, Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff Bedrock

Height: 575m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: L93896 57734
Place visited by 102 members. Recently by: eflanaga, OisinD, upper, salford7, rayw, obrien116, pcost, abcd, Grumbler, briankelly, TommyV, FrankMc1964, Atlanticstar, ilenia, NickDown
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Longitude: -9.601912, Latitude: 53.558963 , Easting: 93896, Northing: 257734 Prominence: 463m,  Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 493869 757754,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bncnn, 10 char: Bunacunen
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone, mudrock, tuff, (Rosroe Formation)

The anglicised form Bunnacunneen appears to be a corruption. It would suggest an original Irish name *Bun an Choinín, which would mean 'the end or tail of the rabbit’, but the true name is Binn Uí Chuinneáin, 'Kinnane’s peak’. Walks: for a route to the summit from the SW, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 54-55.   Binn Uí Chuinneáin is the 348th highest place in Ireland.

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A short reward .. by TommyV   (Show all for Bunnacunneen (Binn Uí Chuinneáin))
 
This is a lovely walk particularly for if you are .. by maurice12   (Show all for Bunnacunneen (Binn Uí Chuinneáin))
 
Joyce Country Challenge
by Patsy  3 Jul 2014
Excellent review Onzy, and very timely. The local hill walking group, (Lake District HWC) are organising the Joyce Country Challenge on Saturday July 19th. The Bunnacunneen circuit is a led walk that day and suitable for those with moderate hillwalking experience. Teh A walk is self-navigating and takes in Maamtrasna and the Devil’s Mother. Full details http://www.lakedistricthwc.com/JoyceDetails.aspx Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/318/comment/17528/
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