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Slieve Bloom Area   E: Capard Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,

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Baunreaghcong Mountain Bán Riabhach Cúng A name in Irish poss. Ir. Bán Riabhach Cúng [PDT], ‘narrow brindled pasture’ Laois County in Leinster Province, in Arderin List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 508.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N32653 03735
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Longitude: -7.513456, Latitude: 53.083518 , Easting: 232654, Northing: 203735 Prominence: 74m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 632596 703768,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnrghc, 10 char: Bnrghcng
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

There is a townland named Baunreagh in the parish of Offerlane, located 4km to the W on the other side of The Cut. The name of this peak appears to consist of the same name with the addition of cúng, 'narrow'. The Irish form Bán Riabhach Conga is tentatively suggested at logainm.ie, but the basis for the final element conga is not clear. The River Barrow rises on the northern slopes of this hill and flows through Glenbarrow.   Baunreaghcong is the third highest mountain in the Slieve Bloom area and the 546th highest in Ireland. Baunreaghcong is the second most easterly summit in the Slieve Bloom area. Baunreaghcong is the second highest point in county Laois.

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milo on Baunreaghcong, 2005
by milo  7 May 2005
Attained from the Glenbarrow car park (G.R.369 082) via the Ridge of Cappard this top seems to attain more significance. The first km or so follows the infant Barrow over slab rock and a qiye impressive falls. The waymarked arrows were left where they recrossed to the north bank and a track was followed to the ridge top at 350 metres just above the telecomms tower. Thence the ridge of Capard extends SW for about 2km The photo shows a curious cairn near the top of Carnahinch 483m. from where a forest edge can be followed to point 509. We made an abortive attempt to cross the Barrow headt oward Knockastumpa (too much dense spruce) and returned to the start on a forest track from about g.r.320 050 About a 4-hour walk with minimal risk of vertigo, but fine views over the midlands in all directions. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/438/comment/1687/
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I walked out to Baunreaghcong on 13 07 08 from a .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Baunreaghcong (Bán Riabhach Cúng))
 
Baunreaghcong is one of those hills where you hav .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Baunreaghcong (Bán Riabhach Cúng))
 
Start from the carpark at N 306 023 A which .. by simon3   (Show all for Baunreaghcong (Bán Riabhach Cúng))
 
Climbed this today (3/5/07), in very pleasant sun .. by murphysw   (Show all for Baunreaghcong (Bán Riabhach Cúng))
 
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