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Achill/Corraun Area   Achill Subarea
Maximum height for area: 688 metres,   Summits in area: 16,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 30 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghaun, 688m
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Croaghaun Mountain Cruachán A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruachán [logainm.ie], 'little stack') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, X-bedded psammites and schists Bedrock

Height: 688m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30 Grid Reference: F55962 06090 This summit has been logged as climbed by 223 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, 21yearsgone, damo11, Secret-Five, Garmin, mgtrose, Barty1958, PollyM, Onzy, Aciddrinker, pslat, guestuser, Danger, Ben-Ban
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Longitude: -10.196495, Latitude: 53.984023 , Easting: 55962, Northing: 306090 Prominence: 688m,   Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 455944 806096,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghn, 10 char: Croaghaun
Bedrock type: X-bedded psammites and schists, (Croaghaun Formation)

It was the tradition for local children to pick berries on the mountain on the last Sunday of July, known locally as Garlic Sunday (apparently a corruption of 'garland') (MacNeill, 191). Walks: for a cliff-top walk near Achill Head, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk A. Previously Tonacroaghaun in MV.   Croaghaun is the highest mountain in the Achill/Corraun area and the 131st highest in Ireland.

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From the north .. by lennyantonelli   (Show all for Croaghaun)
On Friday Jan 2nd a group of us went to Croaghan .. by cathalferris   (Show all for Croaghaun)
The infamous Bunnafreva Lough West...the most dra .. by darrenf   (Show all for Croaghaun)
View from Achill Head .. by pn_runner   (Show all for Croaghaun)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghaun in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
Picture: Me on Croaghaun ascent
david bourke on Croaghaun, 2006
by david bourke  16 Oct 2006
Started at Keem car park and walked along the cliffs. The climb up Croaghaun was tough going but their was great reward in the surounding views. I was more than ready for lunch at the summitt and after a good rest I proceeded on to climb Slievemore. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/comment/2524/
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This synthetic landscape shows the west end of Ac .. by simon3   (Show all for Croaghaun)
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