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South East Midlands Area , SE: Brandon Hill Subarea
Feature count in area: 31, by county: Laois: 6, Carlow: 1, Offaly: 1, Kildare: 2, Kilkenny: 13, Tipperary: 8, OSI/LPS Maps: 28A, 28B, 47, 48, 49, 53, 54, 55, 59, 60
Highest Place: Slievenamon 720.2m

Starting Places (16) in area South East Midlands:
Ballinvarry West, Clodiagh Church, Coolnahau, Coppanagh Wood South, Freney's Well, Glynn, Gorlough Wood, Hill of Allen, Inistioge, Killamery Wood East, Kylebeg Wood, Lingaun River, Mount Alto Wood, Mullenbeg Wood South, Newtown Upper School, Slievenamon Walk Head

Summits & other features in area South East Midlands:
E: Barrow: Clogrennan Hill 336m, Newtown Hill 208m
N Cen: Timahoe Hills: Ballaghmore Hill 268m, Cullenagh Mountain 317m, Fossy Mountain 332m, Hewson Hill 261m
N: Croghan: Croghan Hill 234m
N: Newbridge Hills: Dunmurry Hill 233m, Hill of Allen 219m
S: Mullinavat: Coolnahau Hill 265m, Corbally Hill 285m, Mount Alto 276m, Tory Hill 292m
S: Slievenamon: Knockahunna 502.8m, Sheegouna 553.5m, Slievenamon 720.2m, Slievenamon North-West Top 564m
S: Windgap: Carricktriss Gorse 314m, Carrigadoon Hill 296.9m, Faranaree Hill 283m
SE: Brandon Hill: Brandon Hill 515m, Coppanagh 365m, Croghan 365m
W Cen: Durrow: Ballynalacken Hill 314m, Caponellan Hill 253m, Knockmannon Hill 315m
W Cen: Slieveardagh: Clomantagh Hill 349m, Knocknamuck 340m, Monabrogue 284m
W: Horse & Jockey: Kill Hill 241m, Killough 235m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Coppanagh, 365m Hill Sliabh Chopanaí A name in Irish,
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(poss. Ir. Sliabh Chopanaí [PDT], 'mountain of Copanach or place
abounding in dock-leaves')
Cappanagh an extra name in English, Kilkenny County in Leinster province, in Binnion Lists, Coppanagh is the 1027th highest place in Ireland. Coppanagh is the second highest point in county Kilkenny.
Grid Reference S65120 43466, OS 1:50k mapsheet 68
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
Bedrock type: Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone, (Carrigmaclea Formation)
Notes on name: 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.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Cpngh, 10 char: Coppanagh

Gallery for Coppanagh (Sliabh Chopanaí) and surrounds
Summary for Coppanagh (Sliabh Chopanaí): Track walk with a felled summit area.
Summary created by simon3, jackill 2019-09-29 08:18:28
   picture about Coppanagh (<em>Sliabh Chopanaí</em>)
Picture: L to R, Saddle Hill, Coppanagh and Croghan with masts.
From Inistioge, turn left at the road junction at A (S66946 41825) ( sign post for Coppanagh). Take the next left (on a rough tarred road)passing a house on the right to a forest entrance , room for 2 cars.
From Graiguenamanagh take the R793 to Thomastown and turn left at the col of Coppanagh Gap. First right to start.
Follow the track uphill into the forest as far as B (S65264 43444) to C (S65163 43399) before heading to the trig pillar.
Member Comments for Coppanagh (Sliabh Chopanaí)
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   picture about Coppanagh (<em>Sliabh Chopanaí</em>)
Picture: Prickley pines in my pants, again!
jackill on Coppanagh
by jackill 9 Mar 2010
I followed the track uphill into the forest as far as D (S65255 43455) and just beyond the apex of the bend I followed a rough track through a thinned area of forest out onto a track skirting the forest edge.I followed this track to its highest point and then entered the forest again. The trig pillar is about 100 meters into the forest and 100 meters to the left . Linkback:
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Picture: Mossy summit area photo, number 2.
Mossy summit area photo, number 2,
by simon3 11 Nov 2012
Mossy summit area photo, number 2. Linkback:
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Picture: Coppanagh trig pillar September 2019
Update September 2019
by ceadeile 28 Sep 2019
No longer with a "mystical mossy end" - the trees have been clear felled.
The trig pillar is still a little elusive though as several tree stumps masquerade as the trig pillar.
Parked at E (S65911 43051) at an open area just beyond an open forest barrier and followed a good wide gravelled track which zig zagged up the hill.
At around B (S65264 43444) I left the gravelled track and headed west along a muddy path as far as C (S65163 43399) before heading NNW to the trig pillar which my GPS, on a misty day, said was at F (S65106 43469)..
Hard to discern the actual trig pillar among the tree stumps.
The road in to the start point (from G (S66483 43295)) is very rough now, probably chewed up by the lorries carrying the felled timber out. Linkback:
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Picture: Mossy summit area photo, number 1.
Mossy summit area photo, number 1.
by simon3 11 Nov 2012
Mossy summit area photo, number 1. Linkback:
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Picture: Delighted to meet you!
If you go down to the woods today!
by eamonoc 5 Apr 2014
Climbed Friday 4/4/2014 in the Company of Binnion Champion Fergalh. started at Copana (S66105 43113). Followed good forest track uphill until progress was halted by many fallen trees, headed into forest on right for about 100mts to avoid these. Then went left uphill until a forest track higher up was encountered. Crossed this and headed into forest again crossed an old stone wall into a large area of moss covered trees, it took about 5 mins of searching to find the trig, but like an apparition it suddenly appeared in all its glory. Note there were a huge amount of fallen trees in the lower part of the woods. Linkback:
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