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South Midlands Area   Brandon Hill Subarea
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 53, 54, 55, 59, 60, 61, 66, 67, 68, 74 
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 Binnion List, Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 365m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S65125 43465
Place visited by 23 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, oakesave, Pepe, bbarry2015, bryanjbarry, frankmc04, chalky, katekat, eamonoc, Fergalh, osullivanm, simon3, FilHil, csd, sandman
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Longitude: -7.040935, Latitude: 52.539057 , Easting: 265125, Northing: 143465 Prominence: 210m,  Isolation: 2.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 665060 643511,   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 1022th highest place in Ireland. Coppanagh is the third highest point in county Kilkenny.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Coppanagh in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: L to R, Saddle Hill, Coppanagh and Croghan with masts.
 
Track walk except mucky, mystical mossy end, with elusive trig pillar.
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill,  11 Nov 2012
From Inistioge, turn left at the road junction at S66946 41825 A ( 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 S65255 43455 B and just beyond the apex of the bend follow a rough track southwest through a thinned area of forest out onto a track skirting the forest edge.I followed this track northwest to its highest point and then enter the forest again. The trig pillar is about 100 meters into the forest and 100 meters to the left .
There is plenty of space between the trees to reach it without impediment.
Although mucky the area has a spooky magical feel due to huge growth of moss on the ground and even on the branches of some of the trees. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/882/comment/5641/
 
I followed the track uphill into the forest as fa .. by jackill   (Show all for Coppanagh)
 
Mossy summit area photo, number 2, .. by simon3   (Show all for Coppanagh)
 
Mossy summit area photo, number 1. .. by simon3   (Show all for Coppanagh)
 
If you go down to the woods today! .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Coppanagh)
 
I took on Coppenagh as it is on my list of local .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Coppanagh)
 
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