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Doughruagh Mountain Dúchruach A name in Irish
(Ir. Dúchruach [TR], 'black stack') Galway County, in Arderin List, Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites Bedrock

Height: 526m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L75059 59430 This summit has been logged as climbed by 83 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, sandilandsn, eoghancarton, eoindunlea, conormcbandon, Wilderness, Onzy, simoburn, garrettd, chalky, markwallace, turfymccloud, PeteBog, markmjcampion
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Longitude: -9.886692, Latitude: 53.570049 , Easting: 75059, Northing: 259430 Prominence: 211m,   Isolation: 0.1km
ITM: 475036 759450,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Dghrgh, 10 char: Doughruagh
Bedrock type: Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites, (Metagabbro and Related Lithologies)

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 483rd highest summit in Ireland.

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Located just behind the famous and picturesque Ky .. by eoin   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
Parked on the NE of Kylemore Lough (just where th .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
This photo taken on a misty day in May shows Doug .. by simon3   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
Parking problem
by Jamessheerin  8 Nov 2016
Please be advised that parking at Kylemore Abbey is now off limits. I was there last Sunday (Nov 6, 2016) with my club and we were informed that we "could not leave the grounds", we "couldn't park there and climb the nearby hills" and "we should park in Leenaun", 10 miles away! I believe the Abbey grounds are under new management and this is their way of a friendly reception. We, the club, have been parking there for over twenty years (taking up a very small part of a very large carpark)... and spending a sizable amount of money in the cafe afterwards. We have never abused the free parking there in any way. After we left last Sunday there were only three cars left in the carpark. And thirty less people to spend money in the coffee shop! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/400/comment/18703/
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One way up Doughruagh is described by Tony Whilde .. by simon3   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
Pic shows Doughruagh from Garraun South Top on a .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
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