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Mullaghaneany Mountain Mullach an Ionaidh A name in Irish
(Ir. poss. Mullach an Ionaidh [DUPN†], 'summit of the wonder') Derry/ Tyrone County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 627m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13 Grid Reference: H68523 98619 This summit has been logged as climbed by 120 members. Recently by: IainT, peter1, strangeweaver, PeakPaul, eejaymm, Cobhclimber, melohara, pearnett, guestuser, susanc, DenisMc, mountainmike, jimbloomer, Wildcat, Derry_Danderer
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.934824, Latitude: 54.830559 , Easting: 268523, Northing: 398619 Prominence: 302m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 668438 898595,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlghnn, 10 char: Mlghnny
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Dart Formation)

The OS Memoirs give two local versions of the name but state that the meaning is not understood.   Mullaghaneany is the third highest mountain in the Sperrin Mountains area and the 245th highest in Ireland. Mullaghaneany is the second highest point in county Derry and also the third highest in Tyrone.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghaneany in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Mullaghaneany from the west.
Sperrin Sampler
Short Summary created by simon3, march-fixer,  1 Oct 2012
An easily accessible summit reached mostly from the Banagher Forest access track (just south of Altbritain Forest). This forest track starts at C7068 0028 A on the B40 road just 100m NW of the Glenedra Bridge.

While the views from it are excellent, the summit itself lacks visual impact. The summit is quite flat and soggy as the ground here takes time to disperse the copious rainfall. There is a handy 'catching feature' of a fence that runs all the way over to Meenard. This mountain top has an elongated oval shape, lying in an SW-NE direction, and is the natural attack point on the way to Meenard from this direction, or as part of a horse-shoe circuit to Oughtmore and Craigagh Hill which should not take more than 5 hours.

Parking for possibly 2 cars beside the track entrance (soft verge) or for up to 3 cars at the quarry entrance 100m away SE towards Glenedra Bridge, provided you can pull up onto the rough grassy verge. Take care not to obstruct any gates.

Geology: The Sperrin Mountains are made up of schists and quartzites - metamorphic rocks which form an assemblage of ice-marginal morainic ridges and glaciofluvial terrace fragments that occurs in the rock cut col between the glacially eroded slopes of Mullaghmore and Mullaghaneany mountains. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/234/comment/4994/
Goles Circuit .. by gerrym   (Show all for Mullaghaneany)
This walk commenced at the entrance to Altbritain .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Mullaghaneany)
(see Crockbrack and Meenard for first parts of th .. by gerrym   (Show all for Mullaghaneany)
It seems the unrelenting rain of the summer has t .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Mullaghaneany)
Climbed Mullaghaneany on Sunday with Berghaus Phi .. by Derry259   (Show all for Mullaghaneany)
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