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CroaghaunMountainAchill IslandIslandCruachán A name in Irish (Ir. Cruachán [logainm.ie], 'little stack')MayoCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, X-bedded psammites and schists Bedrock
Reachable "On Foot " Y Height:688mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30Grid Reference: F55961 06091This place has been logged as visited by 235 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, pwbellarby, tommyclarke, sj-byrne, AndrewH, peter1, DavidWalsh, TommyV, livelife2thefull, Geo, Reeks2011, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, 21yearsgone I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/?PHPSESSID=go2uiuap3ev16b7hcds32u7t50