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Croaghanirwore Mountain Cruach an Fhir Mhóir A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruach an Fhir Mhóir [SOD], 'stack of the big man') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Main granite (adamellite) Bedrock

Height: 548m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: H00226 89206
Place visited by 38 members. Recently by: melohara, Lucky1, AntrimRambler, johncromie, shaunkelly, ColinCallanan, Colin Murphy, Onzy, Aidy, Wilderness, simoburn, chalky, Fergalh, mark-rdc, Vikingr2013
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Longitude: -7.997273, Latitude: 54.750794 , Easting: 200226, Northing: 389206 Prominence: 93m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 600175 889197,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg549, 10 char: Crghnrwr
Bedrock type: Main granite (adamellite), (Barnesmore Granite, G2 variety)

An Fear Mór, 'the big man', occurs in a number of Irish place-names. It may refer to a giant or be a euphemism for the Devil. Cf. Crockanirmore, Crockanirvore and Oweyanirvore, all in Termmonmaguirk parish, Co. Tyrone; also Cuan an Fhir Mhóir, Greatman's Bay in Connemara, where the name is associated with the legend of a giant who fished for whales.   Croaghanirwore is the 425th highest place in Ireland.

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(see Knockgorm for first part of walk).Croaghanir .. by gerrym   (Show all for Croaghanirwore)
 
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madfrankie on Croaghanirwore, 2003
by madfrankie  19 Aug 2003
Man, was this a tough one. The Blue Stacks tend towards rugged, but our approach from the south-west (from the track which leads most people to Lough Belshade) cannot be recommended. Endless false summits and a convoluted landscape that I did not discern on the map. And the midges didn't help. Probably better done as a longer walk from Barnesmore Gap. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/363/comment/609/
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Hard Won But Well Worth It .. by Aidy   (Show all for Croaghanirwore)
 
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