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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 23 members. Recently by: John.geary, TippHiker, dregish, TommyV, conormcbandon, Barry28213, Pepe, jasonmc, Garmin, chalky, eamonoc, la1ena, thomasgaffney, Fergalh, Geansai
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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 1128th 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 )
 
Looking for a trig in the trees. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Carricktriss Gorse )
 
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Thankfully no too much of the Gorse on this one
by eamonoc  6 Jan 2023
Visited in 2014, dogs were present but no problem. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/941/comment/23784/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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