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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 44 members. Recently by: billbaggins, ilenia, melohara, Deise-Man, ciarraioch, Martinpeak, skhg, andyj, CaptainVertigo, shaunkelly, davsheen, anekk11, tommccarthy, clunee, marcheur92
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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 374th highest place in Ireland.

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Simple climb, fine summit .. by group   (Show all for Conigar)
 
New Comment: Plenty of parking at W052 651
by billbaggins  7 Apr 2018
Plenty of parking available at W052 651 C opposite a forest entrance and around 600 m from the gate at W054 647 A mentioned by Colin Murphy Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/333/comment/19884/
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The summit of Conigar is NOT located at the point .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Conigar)
 
Top notch .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Conigar)
 
The other side .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Conigar)
 
(End of comment section for Conigar.)

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