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Carricktriss Gorse 314m,
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South East Midlands Area   S: Windgap 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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Carricktriss Gorse Hill Kilkenny County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Green pyroclastic rock, dark silty slate Bedrock

Height: 314m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S48312 29103
Place visited by 21 members. Recently by: dregish, TommyV, conormcbandon, Barry28213, Pepe, jasonmc, Garmin, chalky, eamonoc, la1ena, thomasgaffney, Fergalh, Geansai, paddyhillsbagger, thomas_g
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Longitude: -7.290748, Latitude: 52.411754 , Easting: 248312, Northing: 129103 Prominence: 169m,  Isolation: 4.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 648252 629152,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrckGr, 10 char: CrcktrsGrs
Bedrock type: Green pyroclastic rock, dark silty slate, (Carricktriss Formation)

Located in the townland of Mullenbeg. Carricktriss Gorse is the highest point in the Walsh Mountains. It is unusual that the element Gorse has been added to this name, but the most likely explanation is the simple one: gorse is abundant on this hill and was probably even more abundant before conifers were planted here. In English place-names gorse is used not only of the plant itself but also of an area where it grows abundantly. It seems likely that Carricktriss Gorse is a rare Irish example of the same kind of place-name.   Carricktriss Gorse is the 1125th highest place in Ireland.

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Simple to walk up with a unique view to the west .. by group   (Show all for Carricktriss Gorse )
 
Well now an unusual name for a small hill. The bi .. by jackill   (Show all for Carricktriss Gorse )
 
Different approach, same result .. by Pepe   (Show all for Carricktriss Gorse )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carricktriss Gorse  in area South East Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Trig in the woods
 
Looking for a trig in the trees.
by TommyV  18 Mar 2019
Followed the directions provided by wicklore and jackhil. Happy to report that there is no sign of the rottweiler but the house does have a beware of the dog sign. Just to mention it's possible to stay on the forest side of the fence if there is livestock in the field and you would rather stay off private farmland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/941/comment/20458/
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