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An Bhinn Dubh: The Black Ben

An Bhinn Dubh: Easy summit with good views.

Too beautiful for words...

Sumitteering Brandon Peak via Brandon on a hard day.

Mauherslieve: Views, prehistoric site surrounded by extreme blanket bog.

Great views and a great name for your first summit after surgery

Mauherslieve: Take the righteous path

Only did it to log it - and it nearly did me!

re new Galtees, Knockmealdown maps

Cleat: landscape

Take the righteous path via the pilgrim's way

Carrane Hill: November 9th, 2019

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South Midlands Area   Brandon Hill Subarea
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 53, 54, 55, 59, 60, 61, 66, 67, 68, 74 
Highest place:
Slievenamon, 720.2m
Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Brandon Hill Mountain Cnoc Bhréanail A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Bhréanail [OSI], 'hill of Bréanal') County Highpoint of Kilkenny, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Rhyolitic volcanics, grey & brown slates Bedrock

Height: 515m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S69702 40268
Place visited by 323 members. Recently by: doogleman, conororourke, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Gus, Andy1287, MountainHunter, abcd, Grumbler, nupat, IrishGirl2014, briankelly, Atilla-the-Bun, kmicheal, Roswayman
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Longitude: -6.974129, Latitude: 52.509839 , Easting: 269702, Northing: 140268 Prominence: 450m,  Isolation: 5.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 669638 640323,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndHl, 10 char: BrndnHil
Bedrock type: Rhyolitic volcanics, grey & brown slates, (Campile Formation)

This is the highest point in Co. Kilkenny. Brandonhill is also the name of a townland split between the parishes of Graiguenamanagh and The Rower and between the baronies of Gowran and Ida. There is also a townland named Brandondale in the parish of Graiguenamanagh.   Brandon Hill is the 518th highest place in Ireland. Brandon Hill is the highest point in county Kilkenny.

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larrylampwick on Brandon Hill, 2009
by larrylampwick  2 Aug 2009
Climbed Brandon again yesterday evening for - I think its the 5th or 6th time this year. Never noticed the wind farms before but there are two - one of about 20 machines out in the direction of the Saltee islands and another with 5 machines looking toward Waterford - Look to the right of these and you can see the new bridge at Waterford. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/423/comment/3989/
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roadrunner1 on Brandon Hill, 2005
by roadrunner1  7 Nov 2005
nice climb Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/423/comment/1985/
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Kilkenny CHP.
by TommyV  30 Oct 2018
Nothing additional to add to jackill's comments except to mention this hill could be taken in as part of a walk along the South Leinster way between Inistioge and Graiguenamana which would make for a lovely day of walking. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/423/comment/20114/
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