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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,   Summits in area: 73,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Errigal, 751m

Summits in area Donegal NW:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 155.9mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m
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Dooish Mountain An Dubhais A name in Irish
(Ir. An Dubhais [DUPN], 'the black ridge') Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 651.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6 Grid Reference: B98215 21035 This summit has been logged as climbed by 132 members. Recently by: IainT, Wildrover, glencree, newpark-cc, jlk, Peter Walker, Ulsterpooka, kmoore, millsd1, Peter_I, trostanite, melohara, pcnovice, simoburn, mcrtchly
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Longitude: -8.028698, Latitude: 55.036706 , Easting: 198215, Northing: 421036 Prominence: 376.45m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 598165 921020,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Dooish, 10 char: Dooish
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

Dooish overlooks Lough Beagh and the Glenveagh National Park. Divis Mountain, overlooking Belfast, shows a different anglicisation of the same name.   Dooish is the 195th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Dooish in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: The summit of Dooish from the west
often overlooked for no good reason
Short Summary created by simon3, march-fixer, scapania,  1 Oct 2012
Park just west of the summit on the R251 Glenveagh to Dunlewey road, parking for plenty of cars on the south side of the road at about B965 213 A. Head across the bog, aiming for the obvious gully and deer fence, leading up to the Altan Gap. Once at the deer fence, follow the clear path alongside up the gully, having to leave the gully at one point to avoid a steeper section. Once the Altan gap is reached on the ridge, cross through the fence and follow the broad wet, rocky ridge towards the dome of Dooish, passing through or around a number of deep valleys, formed as faults in the granite. The base of the rounded dome of Dooish is soon reached, from where its simply a case of heading up over the granite benches to reach the summit cairn, taking care not to stray too far to the left, where the ground becomes steeper. Keep an eye out for red deer, golden eagles and golden plover, among others. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/187/comment/4947/
Used carpark at Errigal, crossing road and follow .. by gerrym   (Show all for Dooish)
Straight across the bog from the valley road - pa .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Dooish)
The picture below is of a golden eagle, taken on .. by paulr50   (Show all for Dooish)
Started from the layby on the R251. Although only .. by paulocon   (Show all for Dooish)
Donegal Panorama .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Dooish)
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