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South Midlands Area   Slievemargy 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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Clogrennan Hill Hill Cnoc Chloch Grianáin A name in Irish
(poss. Ir. ‡Cnoc Chloch Grianáin [PDT], 'hill of Cloch Grianáin or
stone of the sunny spot')
Laois County, in Binnion List, Feldspathic quartzitic sandstone Bedrock

Height: 336m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 61 Grid Reference: S66881 74090
Place visited by 35 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, TommyV, finkey86, melohara, TommyMc, mountainmike, ei7kh, chalky, jlk, FilHil, eannanilamhna, wwwalker, Fergalh, eamonoc, pompeii
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Longitude: -7.008851, Latitude: 52.814007 , Easting: 266881, Northing: 174090 Prominence: 271m,  Isolation: 11.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 666815 674130,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ClgrHl, 10 char: ClgrnnHil
Bedrock type: Feldspathic quartzitic sandstone, (Clay Gall Sandstone Formation)

This is the highest point in Slieve Margy. The name Clogrennan Hill does not appear on OS maps but is confirmed by sources such as Richard Griffith's Geological and Mining Report on the Leinster Coal District (1814), which states that the River Dinan has its source near the summit of Clogrennan-Hill. Clogrenan is a townland straddling the Laois/Carlow border and also a district. On the summit plateau is also Rossmore Bog, Rossmore being a townland in the parish of Killeshin, barony of Slievemargy. This hill appears to be the location of Temair Mairge (the Tara of Margy) mentioned in Lebor na hUidre and the Yellow Book of Lecan.   Clogrennan Hill is the 1081th highest place in Ireland.

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Cows and Bullocks. .. by group   (Show all for Clogrennan Hill)
 
Clogrennan Hill is a part of the area of upland t .. by wicklore   (Show all for Clogrennan Hill)
 
Mining. .. by simon3   (Show all for Clogrennan Hill)
 
Delivered to Clogrennan by An Post .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Clogrennan Hill)
 
Not really a hike .. by TommyV   (Show all for Clogrennan Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Clogrennan Hill in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Panorama of the view east (three photos stitched together).
 
Watch for cows, and avert your gaze from the mining!
by csd  30 Aug 2010
Stunning vistas, but livestock in the fields meant the dog had to stay in the car. As others have noted, there are great views to be had eastwards, but the mining operation spoils the vista westwards. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/917/comment/6064/
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