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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)
One way up Doughruagh is described by Tony Whilde .. by simon3   (Show all for Doughruagh)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doughruagh in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Doughruagh from Garraun S Top
Colin Murphy on Doughruagh, 2008
by Colin Murphy  8 Jun 2008
Pic shows Doughruagh from Garraun South Top on a stunningly beautiful day in June. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/400/comment/3159/
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Short walk with superb views of the Bens .. by three5four0   (Show all for Doughruagh)
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