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Carrignagower Mountain Carraig na nGabhar A name in Irish
(Ir. Carraig na nGabhar [PND], 'rock of the goats') Waterford County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 767m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S31140 12109
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Longitude: -7.544686, Latitude: 52.260288 , Easting: 231140, Northing: 112109 Prominence: 24m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 631082 612162,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgngw, 10 char: Crgngwr
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

A nearby point is marked Carrignagower, height 2478 ft., on the 1924 6 map. Named Knocknalingady in Claude Wall's book Mountaineering in Ireland, from the nearby townland of Coolnalingady. Previously Knocknalingady in MV.   Carrignagower is the second highest mountain in the Comeragh Mountains area and the 65th highest in Ireland. Carrignagower is the third highest point in county Waterford.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrignagower in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Destination in sight
 
Access from the south
by thomas_g  29 Jul 2012
There is a handy trailhead at Curraheen (S30609 15447 A) with plenty of parking. You can follow the well marked trail up to the gap and straight up the track to Carrignagower, a climb of 600m. The little bridges they provide make the trek through the sometimes boggy valley much more pleasant.
This ascent of Carrignagower can easily be extended to descend to the east of Coum Iarthar and follow the Boola lake trail back to Curraheen - a very pleasant walk with few navigation worries. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/62/comment/14737/
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