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MuckanaghtMountainMeacanacht A name in Irish (prob. Ir. Muiceanach [PDT] or Meacanacht [TR], 'hill like a pig's back')GalwayCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Psammitic pelitic & semi-pelitic schists Bedrock
Height:654mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L76783 54084 Place visited by 191 members. Recently by: flynnke, PaulNolan, oakesave, dodser, DeltaP, StephenH16, Stephen_Holman, Golly, Philhanson, Dean, jlk, fingal, thomas_g, IainT, strangeweaver I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
There are several other place-names with Muiceanach (pig-like) in Connemara (Muiceanach Choille and Muiceanach Idir Dhá Sháile). This element is found mainly in Connacht and refers to a hill or ridge shaped like a pig's back. Previously Meachanach in MV.
Muckanaght is the 189th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/182/?PHPSESSID=sunusqai69n39cbn9v0gadjj36