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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places 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) (Aranmore) 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

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Aghla More Mountain An Eachla Mhór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Eachla Mhór [DUPN], poss. 'great look-out point/prospect') Donegal County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 581.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B94976 23928
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Longitude: -8.079404, Latitude: 55.062662 , Easting: 194977, Northing: 423928 Prominence: 156.25m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 594927 923911,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AghlMr, 10 char: Aghla More
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

P.W. Joyce, interprets this name as Ir. eachla or eachlann, 'stable', suggesting it is an example of a mountain named after a feature situated at its foot. However, Patrick McKay prefers to see the modern form as a re-interpretation of the original name Achla, a form of Aichill, meaning 'a look-out point or prospect' (Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names). Achill Island in Mayo (Ir. Acaill) may well be derived from the same root.   Aghla More is the 316th highest place in Ireland.

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A majestic viewing platform for the Donegal Highl .. by group   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
From the S shore of Atlan Lough cross the river a .. by gerrym   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
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eoin on Aghla More, 2004
by eoin  30 Mar 2004
1st of the triple summits of the Aghlas, this peak is quite a slog to reach from whatever approach you use. You feel all of the 380-400 metres of ascent up the grassy slopes. Completed the Aghla trio last weekend on a windy but dry and sunny spring day. Started from the main road that leads into Altan Castle (see photo with the summits of Aghla Mor and Aghla Beg (South) clearly visible). This path is easy to follow but mucky and wet!! From the castle/lodge on the shores of Lough Altan you head up a feint path on the right then veer left to follow a bounday fence the whole way up to the saddleback ridge of the Aghlas. Our route involved a quick ascent of Aghla Mor (with incredible views of Errigal and the coast), then return to the saddle (optional route to the west of the lake) and contour around to summit at the large rocky cairn on Aghla Beg. From there you follow the brief dip and rise to the domed summit of Aghla Beg (South) or Ardloughnabrockbaddy and then return along the saddleback ridge to the path down to the lake.

It took us about 4 1/4 hours walking at a steady pace plus a few snack stops to bring it nearer 5 hours. This is not a beginners walk and is a fair old hike up and down and back again, but the views from all three summits and almost every point in between are just excellent with the whole of Donegal spread before you (on a clear day!!) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/306/comment/897/

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A steep but very worthwhile climb .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
Beaghy - the best viewpoint for Aghla More? .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
Aghla More, with Altan just visible to the left a .. by csd   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
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