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Wicklow Area   SE: Wicklow South East Subarea
Place count in area: 116, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 474mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 657mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 714mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 431mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 397m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 925mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Barranisky Hill Barr an Uisce A name in Irish, also Ballymoyle Hill an extra name in English (prob. Ir. Barr an Uisce [PDT], 'top of the water') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Felsic volcanics Bedrock

Height: 280m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T25652 79028
Place visited by 39 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, mickhanney, conormcbandon, JoHeaney, simoburn, TommyMc, GoldCircle, gaoithe, PaulNolan, eugeneryan959, chalky, jlk, FilHil, paddyhillsbagger, eannanilamhna
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Longitude: -6.135721, Latitude: 52.847835 , Easting: 325652, Northing: 179028 Prominence: 165m,  Isolation: 7.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 725573 679062,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brnsky, 10 char: Barranisky
Bedrock type: Felsic volcanics, (Ballymoyle Formation)

James Fraser refers in A Hand Book for Travellers in Ireland (1854) to: the hills of Collon and Barranisky, which rise respectively 782 and 789 feet above the sea. The height is incorrect for Barranisky, it being 923 feet high, but the geographical location is precise enough to be certain of the identification. Has been called Ballymoyle.   Barranisky is the 1206th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/972/
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The most neglected trig pillar in Ireland? .. by TommyMc   (Show all for Barranisky (Barr an Uisce))
 
Furze infested top - character building after eas .. by simon3   (Show all for Barranisky (Barr an Uisce))
 
My plan was to park at the area called Glenteige .. by wicklore   (Show all for Barranisky (Barr an Uisce))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barranisky (<i>Barr an Uisce</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
 
Acess from East via mountainbike track and rocky viewpoint
by gaoithe  13 Aug 2017
Enjoyed the challenge of the scramble to the top! I used an alternate route to the very top. I walked on forest paths past ruined house and continued until below and East of the top. At this place there is a steep (and maybe newish) path up to a nice rocky viewpoint. (Just before another mountainbike trail down). Very steep but nice to come up to this point for the view.

Now the fun starts if you want to find the trig pillar! Compass/GPS essential. Gloves and protective clothes highly recommended. Carry on East, not steep now, 10 mins scramble under gorse and pine. Getting down low and crawling worked well. Lots of the gorse was old so one could break through it. Does not look like there is any other path in or out at trig pillar. Good fun!

A viewranger route to show this route:
http://my.viewranger.com/route/details/MTQ1NzU5Mg%3D%3D

Forest track 30min from coilte car park entrance..
Steep mountainbike track up 10 min to rocky viewpoint.
Very dense scramble through thick pine and gorse to Barrinsky top trig pillar, 10min. Warning! Very dense! Scrambling along animal tracks on prickly gorse and pine. Bring jeans, gloves. Torn shirt!
20min + 20min down again by smaller steeper paths at end.

Lovely forest tracks through mix of old established trees and newer tree plantation. Steeper up top some heathery cliffs. Good views of countryside around from the forest tracks. No view frim the trig point though!

Met a few mountainbikers. One said there were some mountainbike paths before but they had been removed (by the tree felling I think). They were fixing up the paths again.

Very quiet when we got there but a few cars appeared Sun evening. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/972/comment/19675/
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Trig sneaks up on you .. by mickhanney   (Show all for Barranisky (Barr an Uisce))
 
Re-claimed .. by jlk   (Show all for Barranisky (Barr an Uisce))
 
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