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TomaneenaMountainTuaim an Aonaigh A name in Irish also Turlough Hill an extra name in English (Ir. poss. Tuaim an Aonaigh [PNCW], 'mound of the fair')WicklowCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Adamellite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock
Height:682.4mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56Grid Reference: T06265 98266This place has been logged as visited by 292 members. Recently by: Kiwitrekker, David-Guenot, DeltaP, markwallace, des carroll, IndyMan, Peter Walker, beeritsnice, PeakPaul, Stephenjryan, ewen, Wildrover, tommccarthy, IainT, feargalf I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The first element may alternatively be Ir. tom, 'bush' or 'knoll'. Ir. aonach means 'a fair or assembly'. It is therefore curious that the mountain NW of Tomaneena is called Fair Mountain in English. Its Irish name is An Chaor. The valley below Fair Mountain is named Glenceera according to Price [PNCW]. Tomaneena is also known as Turlough Hill.
Tomaneena is the 137th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/136/?PHPSESSID=hpll5cmk3m160irr0h38bfds11