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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
Place visited by 57 members. Recently by: ladyhawke1003, DeltaP, TommyV, markwallace, EdAl, Glanman2, Garmin, conormcbandon, k_mcdermott, jlk, dmcdevitt, eannanilamhna, wwwalker, muschi, Fergalh
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Longitude: -7.278457, Latitude: 53.346313 , Easting: 248105, Northing: 233113 Prominence: 159m,  Isolation: 25.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 648044 733141,   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 1318th highest place 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croghan Hill in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Turf cutting from the top.
 
Saving the bog with diesel.
by simon3  4 Jul 2010
The summit area allows you to see the extraordinary mechanised turf cutting to the north.
Incidentally, this summit is easily reached by people heading from Dublin as a quick excursion off the main road. It took us less than two hours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/5915/
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Directions from R400 .. by melohara   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
In the Steps of Old Croghan Man .. by ladyhawke1003   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
Croghan Hill is in County Offaly and is climbed b .. by Audi-Anne   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
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