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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 129, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain North-West Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 790mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 550mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 686mWhite Hill 630.9m
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Lugnaquilla Mountain Log na Coille A name in Irish
(Ir. Log na Coille [IPN], 'hollow of the wood') County Highpoint of Wicklow, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Aphyric granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 925m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T03217 91756
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Longitude: -6.464618, Latitude: 52.96714 , Easting: 303217, Northing: 191756 Prominence: 905m,  Isolation: 1.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 703137 691811,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lgnql, 10 char: Lugnaquila
Bedrock type: Aphyric granodiorite, (Percys Table Granodiorite)

Presumably the name is transferred from some nearby hollow to the mountain itself. Price has a useful note to this effect, but is unable to determine the hollow in question. There are three valleys in the vicinity: Fraughan Rock Glen to the north-east, the South Prison to the south-east and the North Prison to the north-west. The first two are both forested nowadays. The summit is marked as Percy's Table, named after a local landowner of the 18th century. Cf. Dawson's Table on Galtymore. P.W. Joyce gave the original form as Log na Coilleach, 'hollow of the (grouse) cocks'. However this seems doubtful. It does not show the urú which would be expected. Nor is the name connected with the deity Lug.   Lugnaquilla is the highest mountain in the Dublin/Wicklow area and the 13th highest in Ireland. Lugnaquilla is the highest point in county Wicklow.

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andrewhoward0 on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by andrewhoward0  26 Feb 2009
Hi everyone,

Im hoping to climb the Lug in the couple of weeks, been a year since Ive done it last. Last time i started at the Army centre in Glean O Mail, and walked over Camarahill and on up to the Trig point, a more long gradual route. Anyone any suggestions for a different route, possibly from the Glenmalure side?
Anyone with tracks marked on maps in jpeg or gpx format, appreciate anything you could send on!

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donardwalkers on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by donardwalkers  18 Mar 2009
Well seen as yesterday was fabulous weather we decided to climb Lug. We started from Donard and up onto table and then across onto Lug. The weather was amazing, i only put on my jacket just after table mountain, The bog areas were reasonably dry which helped! The mountain was quite crowed given the day that was in it but far better views can be seen from this side of Lug rather than Camaran Hill.. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/3649/
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ryansramblers on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by ryansramblers  3 May 2009
three of our group went up Lug on Sat 2 may 09 via the stoney road and camenabologue then up over cannow mountain and on to lug. The weather was great, left the car in baravore at 7.45, the cloud had lifted by the time we got to table track. The only hardship we had was everywhere was so wet. Had a chat with a group of lads on lug who were in training for the four peaks challange good luck to them. It was very quite up around for such a good day only met a couple of groups. we left Lug and headed down via Cloghernagh and arts lough with the long forest walk to finish at the concrete Bridge where we had a second car parked. Total trip was 19.6km and we were in the Glenmalure lodge for lunch by one and the oncoming rain. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/3745/
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Sunday morning on Lug
by barryredmond  26 Oct 2010
Walked to the summit with the great John O'Brien from Blessington (and Naas) last Sunday morning the 17th. Weather was very good with no wind and excellent visibility.
Set off from Fentons at 8am and took the regular route up Camerahill, meeting a fair sprinkling of people on the way.
Took an alternative route back down skirting the North prison area, passing the remains of the unfortunate aircraft and the famous quadbike !!
evidence of natural erosion in this area with a lot of soil having been washed down off the Northern flank down to where the aircraft wreckage is.
Skirted back up onto the Camerahill route to avoid the range
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lugnaquilla in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Summit Cairn
 
Soggy day on the Lug
by delbhoy284  25 Jun 2015
On Holiday for week taking the Mammy (89) to visit relatives, had day off from visiting on Wednesday, 17th June, as is the case weather was abysmal, heavy rain & clag from Falls Brook to summit. Conditions which I am well used to at home in Scotland. No Views only sound of firing on the military range. But all was not lost, met the warden from Glenmalure Youth Hostel so had a good blether & took up his invitation to drop in on way down for a cuppa. Roaring fire & cup of tea, perfect end to the day. Then drive back to sunny Dun laoghaire. Still gives me the excuse to return & visit again from another direction. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/18162/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lugnaquilla in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Just at top of Sth Prison Lug
Near top of Sth Prison Lug
by eamonoc  1 Feb 2011
Pic taken in Jan 2010, had just climbed main gully Nth prison went over to Sth prison and climbed one of the gullies there , this pic taken just at top of climb Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/6228/
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