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CroaghanirworeMountainCruach an Fhir Mhóir A name in Irish (Ir. Cruach an Fhir Mhóir [SOD], 'stack of the big man')DonegalCounty, in Arderin List, Main granite (adamellite) Bedrock
Height:548mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11Grid Reference: H00226 89206This place has been logged as visited by 38 members. Recently by: melohara, Lucky1, AntrimRambler, johncromie, shaunkelly, ColinCallanan, Colin Murphy, Onzy, Aidy, Wilderness, simoburn, chalky, Fergalh, mark-rdc, Vikingr2013 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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 426th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/363/?PHPSESSID=prtk5tqldh32k0q0k5pst9ksc0