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Conigar Mountain An Coinigéar A name in Irish
also Maolach an extra name in Irish
(Ir. An Coinigéar [OSI], 'the warren') Cork County, in Arderin List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 566m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W06636 63874
Place visited by 49 members. Recently by: Juanita, CaminoPat, eamonoc, trekker, simon3, billbaggins, ilenia, melohara, Deise-Man, ciarraioch, Martinpeak, skhg, andyj, CaptainVertigo, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -9.35472, Latitude: 51.81988 , Easting: 106636, Northing: 63874 Prominence: 131m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 506606 563938,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cngr, 10 char: Conigar
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

It seems that Conigar is the name applied to the south-western peak (566m) which overlooks Borlin, whilst Maolach, meaning 'bald hill', is the north-eastern peak overlooking Gougane Barra.   Conigar is the 372nd highest place in Ireland.

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Simple climb, fine summit .. by group   (Show all for Conigar)
 
The summit of Conigar is NOT located at the point .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Conigar)
 
Plenty of parking at W052 651 .. by billbaggins   (Show all for Conigar)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Conigar in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: View to the west from near the summit
 
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by Colin Murphy  22 Jun 2015
Fine rocky summit with magnificent views to the west in particular. Pic shows Lough Nambrackderg cut into the side of Caoinkeen SE Top. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/333/comment/18154/
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An early start, good weather rewarded with this v .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Conigar)
 
The other side .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Conigar)
 
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