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Birreencorragh South Top Mountain For origin of name, see Birreencorragh. Mayo County, in Arderin List, Mixed schists, minor basic metavolcanics Bedrock

Height: 564m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: G02430 03078
Place visited by 71 members. Recently by: Reeks2011, millsd1, Geo, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, IainT, IndyMan, Peter Walker, david bourke, phonohan, Oileanach, aidand, Garmin, eamonoc, ckilm
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Longitude: -9.487507, Latitude: 53.967865 , Easting: 102430, Northing: 303078 Prominence: 59m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 502401 803088,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrncSt, 10 char: BrncrgSthT
Bedrock type: Mixed schists, minor basic metavolcanics, (Bunaveela Lough Formation)

Named Berreen Corrough Beg on Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). Previously Glenlara in MV.   Birreencorragh South Top is the 379th highest place in Ireland.

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An isolated gem in North Mayo .. by group   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
 
Firstly, many thanks to csd for the starting poin .. by gerrym   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
 
Glenlara's long wide ridge is the southern approa .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Birreencorragh South Top in area North Mayo, Ireland
 
csd on Birreencorragh South Top, 2004
by csd  18 Oct 2004
Glenlara makes an ideal first stop on a Glenlara - Birreencorragh - Knockaffertagh horseshoe. It's possible to drive along the forest tracks to park at a clearing at G 0349 0239 A. The OS map isn't 100% accurate, but if you keep going as far as you can go in a normal car you'll find it easily enough. You then tackle the steep climb north behind your car up onto the eastern shoulder of Glenlara. There are three cairns in the vicinity of the summit, marking the spine of the ridge. Nice views from the summit including a wide sweep from Nephin to Buckoogh. Picture shows the summit area and the ridge walk on to Birreencorragh (right, in cloud). Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/335/comment/1251/
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I decided to start this horseshoe walk from an ar .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
 
A picture of the highest cairn, looking NE with K .. by csd   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
 
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