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East Clare Area   Cen: Slieve Bernagh Subarea
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 52, 58 
Highest place:
Moylussa, 531.6m
Maximum height for area: 531.6 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 501.6 metres,

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Ballykildea Mountain Hill Sliabh Bhaile Mhic Giolla Dé A name in Irish Clare County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Greywacke sandstone Bedrock

Height: 412m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 58 Grid Reference: R66170 73722
Place visited by 45 members. Recently by: nerabytes, Krzysztof_K, Colin Murphy, garrettd, maryblewitt, JohnRea, sarahryanowen, John.geary, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Voyager, FrankMc1964, wicklore, oakesave, maike
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Longitude: -8.502092, Latitude: 52.813668 , Easting: 166170, Northing: 173722 Prominence: 67m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 566152 673750,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlykMn, 10 char: BlykldMntn
Bedrock type: Greywacke sandstone, (Broadford Formation)

Ballykildea Mountain is the 889th highest place in Ireland. Ballykildea Mountain is the second most easterly summit in the East Clare area.

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A walk in the woods
by Colin Murphy  31 Mar 2023
The route up Ballykildea from the north is mainly through conifer forest, although parts of the walk are enlivened by sections such as this narrow trail though a glen aglow with colourful mosses and heather. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/774/comment/23867/
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