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Corraun HillMountainCnoc an Chorráin A name in Irish also Currane Hill an extra name in English (Ir. Cnoc an Chorráin [OSNB*], 'hill of the hook')MayoCounty, in Arderin List, Pale quartzites, psammitic schists Bedrock
Height:524mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30Grid Reference: L75406 96048This summit has been logged as climbed by 77 members. Recently by: scapania, IainT, markmjcampion, rleahy, roscorrocket, jlk, Wilderness, David-Guenot, frankmc04, deirdre.obrien, simoburn, melohara, barrymayo, chalky, garrettd I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The large peninsula, which is very nearly an island, lying between Achill and the mainland of Mayo is called Corraun (Ir. Corrán Acla, 'sickle of Achill'). The name may refer to the shape of this hill or perhaps to the promontory Gubnahardia, near which the village of Corraun is situated. Corraun is part of the parish of Achill. For a walk on the S slopes of Corraun Hill, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk M.
Corraun Hill is the 492nd highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/405/