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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 86 members. Recently by: ColinCallanan, liz50, juliewoods, IainT, Lauranna, sandilandsn, eoghancarton, eoindunlea, conormcbandon, Wilderness, Onzy, simoburn, garrettd, chalky, markwallace
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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 484th highest summit in Ireland.

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Rocky summit with access issues from Kylemore Abb .. by group   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doughruagh in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
simon3 on Doughruagh, 2003
by simon3  26 Dec 2003
This photo taken on a misty day in May shows Doughruagh from the NE. Traversing the top of Doughruagh is an exercise in winding around rocky knolls of sparsely vegetated rock mixed with ponds. Although a short distance, walking from east to west in mist to find the top (which has a collection of rusty metalwork) is a navigation challenge.
The lake below the summit is Knappagh Lough. The three smaller lakes just over the right flank of Doughruagh are in the area of Currywongan, with a highest point of 273m. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/400/comment/777/
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Parking problem .. by Jamessheerin   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
One way up Doughruagh is described by Tony Whilde .. by simon3   (Show all for Doughruagh)
 
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