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Croghan HillHillCnoc Cruacháin A name in Irish also Brí Éile an extra name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Cruacháin [logainm.ie], 'hill of the little stack')OffalyCounty, in Binnion List, Volcaniclastic agglomerate Bedrock
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Brí Éile, '(fortified) hill of Éile', is the earlier Irish name of this hill. Éile (Ely) is a large territory covering parts of Offaly and Tipperary. Bearnán Éile (Devilsbit Mountain) is at the other end of it. The Hill of Croghan is the remains of an old volcano. A bog body, known as 'Old Croaghan Man', was found in the vicinity in 2003.
Croghan Hill is the 1195th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/