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Slieve AghkeraneMountainCorraun Hill East Top A name in English also Cullydoo an extra name in English Slieve Aghkerane, EastWest Corraun map, 2016. Cullydoo, previous name in MVMayoCounty, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Red sandstone, conglomerate & mudrock Bedrock
Height:541mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30Grid Reference: L77736 96118This place has been logged as visited by 74 members. Recently by: Garmin, albertw, TommyV, IainT, markmjcampion, jlk, Wilderness, David-Guenot, simoburn, melohara, frankmc04, barrymayo, chalky, garrettd, Onzy I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Slieve Aghkerane comes from 'A New Map of Ireland' by Daniel Beaufort 1797 which is, in this area based on MacKenzie's sea charts of 1776. (Barry Dalby) 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.
Slieve Aghkerane is the 441st highest place in Ireland. Slieve Aghkerane is the second most easterly summit in the Achill/Corraun area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/372/?PHPSESSID=echj4ks1h79t3t7a9es1knctv7