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Croaghaun Mountain Achill Island Island 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

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Height: 688m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30 Grid Reference: F55961 06091
Place visited by 236 members. Recently by: carbar, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, tommyclarke, sj-byrne, AndrewH, peter1, DavidWalsh, TommyV, livelife2thefull, Geo, Reeks2011, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna
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Longitude: -10.196559, Latitude: 53.984075 , Easting: 55961, Northing: 306091 Prominence: 688m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 455940 806102,   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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On Friday Jan 2nd a group of us went to Croaghan .. by cathalferris   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
From the north .. by lennyantonelli   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
The infamous Bunnafreva Lough West...the most dra .. by darrenf   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghaun in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
Picture: Croaghaun, from Achill Head
 
View from Achill Head
by pn_runner  22 Oct 2010
The rarer view of Croaghaun from the tip of Achill Head, taken in Feb2010. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/comment/6143/
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Started at Keem car park and walked along the cli .. by david bourke   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
This synthetic landscape shows the west end of Ac .. by simon3   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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