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Comeragh Mountains Area   Drum Hills Subarea
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Carronadavderg Hill Carn an Daimh Dheirg A name in Irish
(Ir. Carn an Daimh Dheirg [LL], 'cairn of the red ox') Waterford County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Purple mudstone and sandstone Bedrock

Height: 301m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 82 Grid Reference: X17416 87012
Place visited by 25 members. Recently by: TommyV, Daingean, CaminoPat, DeltaP, conormcbandon, PeakPaul, Cobhclimber, osullivanm, simon3, chalky, Gobbledygook, Fergalh, Pepe, thomasgaffney, eamonoc
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Longitude: -7.746985, Latitude: 52.035336 , Easting: 217416, Northing: 87012 Prominence: 290m,  Isolation: 9.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 617359 587068,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crndvd, 10 char: Crndvdrg
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and sandstone, (Ballytrasna Formation)

Carronadavderg is the highest point in the Drum Hills (Ir. Drom Fhinín [LL]). Canon Power says of this height: This carn is erroneously marked as Sliabh Grainn on old maps. A remarkable eminence visible for many miles in three directions. A wild legend accounts for the name. Fionn and a contemporary giant had a difference as to the ownership of a certain red bull. In the heat of the dispute the rival proprietors seized each a horn of the beast and pulled the creature in twain.   Carronadavderg is the 1156th highest place in Ireland. Carronadavderg is the most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Comeragh Mountains area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carronadavderg in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lacklustre summit
 
Easy access to mast covered wood encircled summit
Short Summary created by simon3, wicklore  10 Jan 2015
Start at X16762 87593 A and follow the access road up to the summit area about 900m away.
The flattish summit has six main masts, buildings and a little wooden hut.
The summit Trig Pillar, adorned with a peace symbol, sits on top of the remains of a cairn. There are cows in the fields on each side of the access road, so keep dogs under control.
There is forestry near the summit, but the summit area has been cleared to accommodate the masts.
The summit area has limied views mainly south but at the edge of the trees to the north there are good views of the Knockmealdowns and Comeraghs. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/956/comment/5715/
 
Telecom track, wooded top .. by jackill   (Show all for Carronadavderg)
 
Keep the gorse short .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Carronadavderg)
 
Telecoms encrusted summit overlooking Youghal. .. by simon3   (Show all for Carronadavderg)
 
A sign of peace. .. by simon3   (Show all for Carronadavderg)
 
Very unremarkable. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Carronadavderg)
 
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