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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 23 members. Recently by: peter1, sandman, jasonmc, chalky, Fergalh, eamonoc, conormcbandon, simon3, maxjoycey, FilHil, shaunkelly, aidand, Asho-and-Dave, wicklore, madfrankie
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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 928th highest place in Ireland.

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Ballincarra .. by group   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
It was a joy to find a track to within 200 meters .. by jackill   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
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Picture: Pastoral views from Ballincurra
 
peterturner on Ballincurra Hill, 2008
by peterturner  6 Apr 2008
Ballincurra summit is easy to reach from forest entrance on road west of Templederry r924 692 A . Make ascending zig zags choosing forest paths that ascend and you won't go wrong. There has been much recent felling both here and on its neighbour Cooneen Hill. The summit has a very small hillfort (as does another neighbour Knockadigeen) and there are some wonderfully bucolic views to be had although Keeper Hill is less viewable than on Cooneen Hill. Allow 1 hour to reach the summit from point A. There is also a small spur from Ballincurra with a forest track ringing it which would make for a more substantial walk in the area. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/814/comment/3028/
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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   (Show all for Ballincurra Hill)
 
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