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Partry & Joyce Area   SW: Bunnacunneen Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, 38, CBE, EW-CON, 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 117 members. Recently by: Oscar-mckinney, Jai-mckinney, Carolyn105, dodser, marktrengove, Geo, farmerjoe, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, abeach, Sweeney, elizauna, annem, John.geary, TommyMc
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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 349th highest place in Ireland.

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Superb Vantage Point above Connemara .. by group   (Show all for Bunnacunneen (Binn Uí Chuinneáin))
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bunnacunneen (<i>Binn Uí Chuinneáin</i>) in area Partry & Joyce, 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 starC 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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Bunnacunneen is a rarely climbed mountain in comp .. by mreeyore   (Show all for Bunnacunneen (Binn Uí Chuinneáin))
 
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