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Currywongaun Hill Corr Uí Mhongáin A name in Irish
'Corr' - round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd.
Corr Uí Mhongáin could mean 'Uí Mhongáin's' 'round' or 'pointed'
'hill'. According to ainm.ie surnames related to Mongáin include: Ó
Maingín, Ó Mainín, Ó Mainnín, Ó Maithnín, Mangan, Manning, Mannion,
Mongan
Galway County, in Binnion List, Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites Bedrock

Height: 273m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L73100 59600 This summit has been logged as climbed by 12 members. Recently by: patmoran, liz50, Jamessheerin, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, tphase, deirdrenig, mdoc1969, conormcbandon, simoburn, chalky, markwallace
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.916313, Latitude: 53.571106 , Easting: 73100, Northing: 259600 Prominence: 109m,   Isolation: 2km
ITM: 473077 759620,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crywng, 10 char: Crywngn
Bedrock type: Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites, (Metagabbro and Related Lithologies)

http://www.logainm.ie/ga/18325   Currywongaun is the 1219th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1182/
COMMENTS for Currywongaun 1 of 1
Rough and Rocky
Short Summary created by liz50,  22 Mar 2017
Park off road in a small lay-by at L72134 59157 A and ascend the spur in a roughly Easterly direction to the summit. Usually climbed en-route to its larger neighbor Doughraugh. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1182/comment/15426/
 
Rough and Rocky Hill .. by markwallace   (Show all for Currywongaun)
 
Looking east .. by markwallace   (Show all for Currywongaun)
 
Hill at forefront of technology .. by chalky   (Show all for Currywongaun)
 
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