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DoughruaghMountainDúchruach A name in Irish (Ir. Dúchruach [TR], 'black stack')GalwayCounty, in Arderin List, Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites Bedrock
Height:526mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L75059 59430This place has been logged as visited by 87 members. Recently by: patmoran, ColinCallanan, liz50, juliewoods, IainT, Lauranna, sandilandsn, eoghancarton, eoindunlea, conormcbandon, Wilderness, Onzy, simoburn, garrettd, chalky I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Half-way up Doughruagh on very steep ground is a statue of the Sacred Heart, erected in 1932 by the Benedictine nuns of Kylemore Abbey in thanks for their safe delivery to Kylemore. They had been forced to abandon their convent near Ypres in Belgium during hostilities in World War I. Walks: for a route on the S face of Doughruagh , see Kevin Corcoran, West of Ireland Walks, 93-101 or Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 38-44.
Doughruagh is the 455th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/400/