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Croghan Hill Hill Cnoc Cruacháin A name in Irish
also Brí Éile an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Cruacháin [logainm.ie], 'hill of the little stack') Offaly County, in Binnion List, Volcaniclastic agglomerate Bedrock

Height: 234m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 48 Grid Reference: N48105 33113 This summit has been logged as climbed by 53 members. Recently by: EdAl, Glanman2, Garmin, conormcbandon, k_mcdermott, jlk, dmcdevitt, eannanilamhna, wwwalker, muschi, Fergalh, John Smyth, eamonoc, pompeii, Ben-Ban
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.278472, Latitude: 53.346295 , Easting: 248105, Northing: 233113 Prominence: 159m,   Isolation: 25.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 648043 733139,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg234, 10 char: CrghnHi234
Bedrock type: Volcaniclastic agglomerate, (Agglomerate)

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 1314th highest summit in Ireland.

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In a departure from my usual bagging of 2000ft to .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
Well worth a detour. .. by FilHil   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
Saving the bog with diesel. .. by simon3   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
Audi-Anne on Croghan Hill, 2008
by Audi-Anne  16 Sep 2008
Croghan Hill is in County Offaly and is climbed by hundreds of people from Rhode and Croghan and the surrounding areas on St. Patrick's Day. It's and old tradition and easy for young and old alike. Furze bushes are burned on the hill as a reminder that St Patrick banished snakes from Ireland. There is also a mass said at St Brigid's Well on one side of the hill at some stage during the day.... I think! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/3325/
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Isolated Gem .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
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