Ballincurra Hill 403m hill, Shannon Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Ballincurra Hill Hill Cnoc Bhaile an Charraigh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Bhaile an Charraigh [OSI], 'hill of Baile an Charraigh') Tipperary County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 403m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R92433 69802
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: cclair, peter1, sandman, jasonmc, chalky, Fergalh, eamonoc, conormcbandon, simon3, maxjoycey, FilHil, shaunkelly, aidand, Asho-and-Dave, wicklore
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Longitude: -8.112911, Latitude: 52.779542 , Easting: 192433, Northing: 169802 Prominence: 188m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 592382 669841,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bln403, 10 char: BlncrHil
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

The gap between Ballincurra Hill and Cooneen Hill is known as Ormond Stile (sometimes Ormond Style). It is mentioned by John O'Donovan as the northern limit of Sliabh Eibhlinne (Slieve Felim), and he calls it Céim Urmhumhain, 'the step of Ormond'. It is on the southern boundary of the barony of Upper Ormond.   Ballincurra Hill is the 925th highest place in Ireland.

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It was a joy to find a track to within 200 meters .. by jackill   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
Ballincurra summit is easy to reach from forest e .. by peterturner   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
Having completed the easy trot up and down from K .. by csd   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
The middle sister - Ballincurra .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
One plus one equals a nice walk!
by peter1  30 Dec 2017
It's quite easy to link this hill and Knockadigeen hill by using the very good forest tracks. Some road walking is necessary at the end (or begining). The descent NE from Ballincurra is through the waist deep heather mentioned above by csd, however, as its downhill. its a little easier and is relatively free of potholes and rocks. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/814/comment/19823/
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