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Galty Mountains Area   West Galtys Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 66, 74 
Highest place:
Galtymore, 917.9m
Maximum height for area: 917.9 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 897.9 metres,

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Temple Hill Mountain Cnoc an Teampaill A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Teampaill [OSI], 'hill of the church') Limerick County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 783.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R83334 21837
Place visited by 345 members. Recently by: Wildcat, maryblewitt, nolo, Benbruce, Stephblewitt, Oisin_Egan, No1Grumbler, stuartdonaldson, obrien116, tmcg, sarahryanowen, dregish, Carolyn105, cclair, breathp
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Longitude: -8.245297, Latitude: 52.348339 , Easting: 183334, Northing: 121838 Prominence: 188.13m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 583287 621889,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TmplHl, 10 char: Temple Hil
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

Temple Hill is the 55th highest place in Ireland. Temple Hill is the second most westerly summit in the Galty Mountains area.

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Great views from conical hill on the western end .. by group   (Show all for Temple Hill (Cnoc an Teampaill))
Temple Hill is the most Westerly of the Galtee mt .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Temple Hill (Cnoc an Teampaill))
Climbed 22/02/04 - start woodland track 819 185&n .. by jackill   (Show all for Temple Hill (Cnoc an Teampaill))
Looking forward to the walk. .. by simon3   (Show all for Temple Hill (Cnoc an Teampaill)) Picture about mountain Temple Hill (<i>Cnoc an Teampaill</i>) in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Marker for Temple Hill Log Book!
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by Harry Goodman  22 Jul 2011
Climbed Temple Hill for the first time on Sunday 10.10.10 during a week-end walking in the Galtees. The walk was part of a circuit which also included Knockaterrif Beg, Lyracappul,Carrignabinnia and Monabrack (also climbed for the first time). Unfortunately the low mist experienced the previous day on a horseshoe walk around Glen Cush still persisted. We parked at R8680019700 D and having walked N along the access road for about 400m we followed a track going off to the left R8690019900 I. This led along and then down through thick woodland, past an old ruined farm house and then SW, through three small fields, to a track R8610019900 J where we turned right (N) and followed it along to cross a bridge. We then walked in a westerly direction for about 1km, with the Pidgeonrock River on the left, before swinging N, still along the river, into the Pidgeonrock Glen. About 600m along R8450021000 K we crossed the river and headed steeply up to gain the crest of the Temple Hill ridge. Now in mist we headed NNW along the moorland top following a bearing for the summit some 900m further away. By chance (later rather than sooner!) we came across a good track heading for the summit, but not marked on our map, which eased our dreary trudge. This led to a large stony area which we crossed to the summit cairn and Trig Pillar R8333521830 L. Here we had ample room to settle in, out of the wind, for a short break. While on the summit we came across something unusual on an Irish hill, a piece of wood sticking up from a small pile of rocks with the the words "Sign Book" written on it (see photo). Under the rocks we found a tin box containing a book in which to write your name and date of climbing the mountain. We duly obliged and carefully replaced the tin for the next walker(s). From the top we headed down E with a touch of N to the coll R8390022000 M before climbing Knockaterrif Beg the next hill on our circuit. Had we wished to return to the start we could have headed S down the Pidgeonrock Glen to pick up our approach route to Temple Hill. Linkback:
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Access from Castlequarter .. by jimgraham   (Show all for Temple Hill (Cnoc an Teampaill))
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