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CroaghaunMountainCruachán 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
Height:688mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30Grid Reference: F55962 06090This summit has been logged as climbed by 224 members. Recently by: oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, 21yearsgone, damo11, Secret-Five, Garmin, mgtrose, Barty1958, PollyM, Onzy, Aciddrinker, pslat, guestuser, Danger I have climbed this summit: 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/