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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: G02431 03076
Place visited by 84 members. Recently by: TommyMc, justynagru, wicklore, Grumbler, ilenia, Fergal Meath, markwallace, Ulsterpooka, hivisibility, Fergalh, markmjcampion, Lauranna, FrankMc1964, Reeks2011, millsd1
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Longitude: -9.487397, Latitude: 53.967777 , Easting: 102431, Northing: 303076 Prominence: 59m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 502408 803078,   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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Birreencorragh South Top in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Bireencorragh South as seen from West Top
 
An isolated gem in North Mayo
Short Summary created by jackill, Colin Murphy  30 Jul 2012
Park at the end of a long forest rack at G 0349 0239 A (info courtesy of csd), although the track has deteriorated badly in a couple of spots and care is needed if you don’t want to damage the underside of your car! There is room to park here for 2-3 cars. Head north up a very steep slope for about 300m and the summit will be visible about 1km away to the NW. From here it is easy going, with the ground underfoot fairly solid and covered in nice short grass. On a good day the summit can be reached in less than an hour. A fine top in it's own right with great views of Bireencorragh itself, but it can also be the first stop on a wonderful 4-5 top horseshoe encompassing Bireencorragh West Top, Mount Eagle (optional), Bireencorragh and Knockaffertagh - a walk of about seven hours. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/335/comment/5095/
 
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)
 
Glenlara makes an ideal first stop on a Glenlara .. by csd   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
 
A picture of the highest cairn, looking NE with K .. by csd   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
 
I decided to start this horseshoe walk from an ar .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Birreencorragh South Top)
 
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