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Achill/Corraun Area   Corraun Subarea
Maximum height for area: 688 metres,   Summits in area: 16,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 30 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghaun, 688m
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Corraun Hill East Top Mountain For origin of name, see Corraun Hill. Mayo County, in Arderin List, Red sandstone, conglomerate & mudrock Bedrock

Height: 541m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: L77736 96118 This summit has been logged as climbed by 70 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, jlk, Wilderness, David-Guenot, simoburn, melohara, frankmc04, barrymayo, chalky, garrettd, Onzy, leader1, murphyman, Oileanach, fingalscave
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Longitude: -9.860805, Latitude: 53.900124 , Easting: 77736, Northing: 296118 Prominence: 506m,   Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 477712 796130,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrnHlE, 10 char: CrnHlEstTp
Bedrock type: Red sandstone, conglomerate & mudrock, (Maam Formation)

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 441st highest summit in Ireland. Corraun Hill East Top is the second most easterly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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A simple straightforward route to the top .. by group   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
Of tractors and wasps .. by wicklore   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
Mist, mist and more mist! .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
First a beware that the forest and tracks have ch .. by gerrym   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corraun Hill East Top in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
Picture: Rocky mountain high
 
Rocky mountain high
by Colin Murphy  26 Aug 2011
See Corraun comment for route. Picture shows the broad, extremely rocky and intriguing summit & cairn. Whoever built it wasn't short of material. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/372/comment/6288/
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All of Corraun's summits in 24 hours. .. by garrettd   (Show all for Corraun Hill East Top)
 
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