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KrinnuckHillCruinneog A name in Irish (Ir. Cruinneog [Siúlóidí Acla*], 'little round one')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Banded psammitic and pelitic schists. Bedrock
Height:214mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22,30Grid Reference: F68102 07914This place has been logged as visited by 23 members. Recently by: frankmc04, Oileanach, David-Guenot, Garmin, chalky, garrettd, Tran, millsd1, eamonoc, turfymccloud, moggy40t, moggy40, paulocon, liz50, shaunkelly I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This hill is unnamed on OS maps but is mentioned in the Co. Mayo Development Plan as Doogort Hill. However, a local bi-lingual walking guide names as Cruinneoc (which has here been standardised to Cruinneog), a wonderfully descriptive name for this little round hill. The round shape is very evident from the pattern of concentric oval-shaped contours on the map. The anglicised form Krinnuck is found on William Bald's map of Mayo (1830). This is a good example of how easily local names can be lost and are sometimes unknown even to local authorities in whose area they are located. For a walk around the base of Krinnuck, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk F.
Krinnuck is the 1364th highest summit in Ireland. Krinnuck is the second most northerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1032/