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South East Midlands Area   SE: Brandon Hill Subarea
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 28A, 28B, 47, 48, 49, 53, 54, 55, 59, 60 
Highest place:
Slievenamon, 720.2m
Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

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Coppanagh Hill Sliabh Chopanaí A name in Irish, also Cappanagh an extra name in English (poss. Ir. Sliabh Chopanaí [PDT], 'mountain of Copanach or place
abounding in dock-leaves')
Kilkenny County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 365m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S65120 43466
Place visited by 31 members. Recently by: markwallace, ei7kh, John.geary, dregish, melohara, ceadeile, finkey86, Nakoz, conormcbandon, oakesave, Pepe, bbarry2015, bryanjbarry, frankmc04, chalky
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Longitude: -7.041214, Latitude: 52.539095 , Easting: 265120, Northing: 143466 Prominence: 210m,  Isolation: 2.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 665041 643515,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cpngh, 10 char: Coppanagh
Bedrock type: Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone, (Carrigmaclea Formation)

Named Sliabh Copanach in Cinnlae Amhlaoibh Uí Shúileabháin (Diary of Humphrey O'Sullivan), it is mentioned as one of the hills which the diarist is able to see from his home near Callan. Also spelt Cappanagh.   Coppanagh is the 1028th highest place in Ireland. Coppanagh is the third highest point in county Kilkenny.

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I took on Coppenagh as it is on my list of local .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Coppanagh (Sliabh Chopanaí))
 
Wear Your Wellies
by Pepe  19 Mar 2017
As of early 2017 the top section of forestry has been felled, making the trig easily visible once you're up. A word of caution: this felling has resulted in a treacherous summit surface; a gazillion branches lurk on the ground often hiding under grass, moss or loose sods, waiting to trap the unsuspecting walker. Felling has also resulted in heavy machinery activity and many deeply-gouged digger trails often full of watery snares. A boot of mine got sucked into the clinging mud behind me, as did one of Marie's. Luckily we were able to fish them both out with a hiking pole. Wellies advised rather than boots if you plan on climbing Coppanagh. Overall, not a hill to put top of anyone's wish-list. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/882/comment/18860/
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