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Krinnuck Hill Achill Island Island Cruinneog A name in Irish
also Doogort Hill an extra name in English
(Ir. Cruinneog [Siúlóidí Acla*], 'little round one') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Banded psammitic and pelitic schists. Bedrock

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Height: 214m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22,30 Grid Reference: F68102 07914
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, frankmc04, Oileanach, David-Guenot, Garmin, chalky, garrettd, Tran, millsd1, eamonoc, turfymccloud, moggy40t, moggy40, paulocon, liz50
Island visited by 370 members.
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Longitude: -10.012369, Latitude: 54.003674 , Easting: 68102, Northing: 307914 Prominence: 159m,  Isolation: 3.2km
ITM: 468081 807923,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Krnck, 10 char: Krinnuck
Bedrock type: Banded psammitic and pelitic schists., (Ridge Point Psammitic Formation)

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 1368th highest place in Ireland. Krinnuck is the second most northerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Krinnuck in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
Picture: Slievemore from Krinnuck
 
Up and over a fine Hill
by eamonoc  14 Aug 2013
12/8/2013 After Dereens, Minaun and three hrs bodyboarding on Tra Mor I decided to climb Krinnuck. Started at point C as mentioned by Harry Goodman, I was able to follow an old disused track about half way up to the top of Krinnuck, which kept my feet dry. i reached the top in about 20mins. Then headed north to the lower top where there was a small Cairn, then headed down to track at Point A. Had no difficulty finding this track. Then headed towards beach at Dooagh for a well earned swim. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1032/comment/15070/
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