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Bunnacunneen Mountain Bun an Choinín A name in Irish
(Ir. Bun an Choinín [logainm.ie], 'the end or tail of the rabbit') 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 95 members. Recently by: abcd, Grumbler, briankelly, TommyV, FrankMc1964, Atlanticstar, ilenia, NickDown, ckilm, Haulie, Jimmy600leavey, juliewoods, oakesave, melohara, shaunkelly
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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)

Walks: for a route to the summit from the SW, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 54-55.   Bunnacunneen is the 349th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bunnacunneen in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: Looking down on Lough Nafoey
 
A short reward
by TommyV  24 Jun 2019
I tackled Bunnacunneen from the West which is a short, steep, direct climb to the summit.There is room to park at L92734 58016 A for one car. From here hop the fence and handrail the stream for the first part of the hike. After the stream veer slightly South East and a fence will lead you to the summit. As this mountain lies on the Easten end of Connemara you get to experience views not only of all the Connemara mountain ranges but also Lough Nafoey, Lough Corrib and Lough Mask and the contrasting flatter plains of Galway and Mayo. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/318/comment/20561/
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This is a lovely walk particularly for if you are .. by maurice12   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
Joyce Country Challenge .. by Patsy   (Show all for Bunnacunneen)
 
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