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Tountinna Hill Tonn Toinne A name in Irish (Ir. Tonn Toinne [OSI], 'wave of the wave') Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Fine & some coarser greywacke Bedrock

Height: 457m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R73736 77344
Place visited by 111 members. Recently by: BarnabyNutt, Tuigamala, learykid, Moirabourke, Lauranna, wallr, westside, Jai-mckinney, nammona, Oscar-mckinney, Carolyn105, Arcticaurora, Krzysztof_K, johncusack, Colin Murphy
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Longitude: -8.390552, Latitude: 52.84676 , Easting: 173736, Northing: 177344 Prominence: 402m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 573691 677385,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Tntn, 10 char: Tountinna
Bedrock type: Fine & some coarser greywacke, (Slieve Bernagh Formation & conglom & coarse greywacke)

This tautological name is explained by the fact that it has been corrupted from its original form, Tul Toinne, 'hillock of the wave'. The wave in question was the biblical flood, which, according to Lebor Gabála Érenn (commonly known as the Book of Invasions), drowned most of the members of the first invasion of Ireland, led by Cesair. Fionntán was the only member of the party who took refuge in this mountain. While the others were drowned in the deluge, he survived to tell the tale to later generations. Near the summit is a tomb known as the Graves of the Leinstermen. A legend associates this with a bloody dispute between some of Brian Boru's men and some visiting nobles from Leinster, but the tomb is actually prehistoric. A lower hillock to the N is called Knockaunreelyon (Cnocán Rí Laighean, 'hillock of the king of Leinster').   Tountinna is the 710th highest place in Ireland. Tountinna is the second most westerly summit in the Midlands SW area.

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Return of the Leinstermen .. by TommyV   (Show all for Tountinna (Tonn Toinne))
 
A superb viewpoint for a middle-ranking peak .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Tountinna (Tonn Toinne))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tountinna (<i>Tonn Toinne</i>) in area Midlands SW, Ireland
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Easiest in Ireland?
by Colin Murphy  16 Feb 2023
The easiest bag in Ireland? Drove up after climbing a couple in East Clare, so it was as easy a third as they come. I've heard of the magnificent views, but could barely see 10m. Unfortunately could see the mast etc. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/596/comment/23842/
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I strolled onto tountinna today for a morning ram .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Tountinna (Tonn Toinne))
 
Wrap-around view of Lough Derg .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Tountinna (Tonn Toinne))
 
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