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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 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
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Longitude: -9.886692, Latitude: 53.570049 , Easting: 75059, Northing: 259430 Prominence: 211m,  Isolation: 0.2km
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 485th highest place in Ireland.

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Pic shows Doughruagh from Garraun South Top on a .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
Short walk with superb views of the Bens .. by three5four0   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doughruagh in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: http://youtu.be/3KduQt8Tcl8
 
A divild1 Video
by CaptainVertigo  20 Feb 2012
divild1 is a regular contributor to YouTube. Here's his piece on Maolcnoc and Doughruagh from October 2011 Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/400/comment/6692/
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