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Corraun Hill East TopMountainFor origin of name, see Corraun Hill.MayoCounty, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Red sandstone, conglomerate & mudrock Bedrock
Height:541mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30Grid Reference: L77736 96118This summit has been logged as climbed by 69 members. Recently by: jlk, Wilderness, David-Guenot, simoburn, melohara, frankmc04, barrymayo, chalky, garrettd, Onzy, leader1, murphyman, Oileanach, fingalscave, mFrank I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Note that this peak is higher than Corran Hill itself. It was the tradition for local children to gather bilberries on the mountain, and also another kind of small white berry called caora aitinn, which were bottled in whikey, buried, and kept as remedies for ailments. This took place on the last Sunday of July, known locally as Garlic Sunday (apparently a corruption of 'garland') or Domhnach Chrom Dubh [MacNeill, 191-92]. Previously Cullydoo in MV.
Corraun Hill East Top is the 436th highest summit in Ireland. Corraun Hill East Top is the second most easterly summit in the Achill/Corraun area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/372/