Conigar 566m mountain, Shehy/Knockboy Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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 58 members. Recently by: conorb, jgfitz, markwallace, Grumbler, David-Guenot, Lauranna, learykid, liz50, millsd1, Juanita, CaminoPat, eamonoc, trekker, simon3, billbaggins
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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.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/333/
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Simple climb, fine summit .. by group   (Show all for Conigar)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Conigar in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Detour taken from waymarked way
 
New Comment: Detour from Slí Bharra
by conorb  2 Sep 2019
Got to Conigar by taking a detour off the well marked Slí Bharra waymarked route above Lough Naman. It was a little soft underfoot in places but a relatively straightforward way to make your way to the cairn at the top.
After reaching the peak, we rejoined the waymarked route near Lough Fada and Lough Namral. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/333/comment/20642/
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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)
 
Top notch .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Conigar)
 
An early start, good weather rewarded with this v .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Conigar)
 
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