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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,

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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 Leinster Province, 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 326 members. Recently by: eeimly, Helenha, supersullivan, Aidy, doogleman, conororourke, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Gus, Andy1287, MountainHunter, abcd, Grumbler, nupat, IrishGirl2014
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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.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/423/
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Climbed Brandon again yesterday evening for - I t .. by larrylampwick   (Show all for Brandon Hill)
 
nice climb .. by roadrunner1   (Show all for Brandon Hill)
 
Kilkenny CHP. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Brandon Hill)
 
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Great conditions on a crisp, winter day.
by Aidy  19 Jan 2020
First day on the hills of 2020, and my penultimate county high point. Lucky to get good conditions after the long drive down to Co Kilkenny. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/423/comment/20744/
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