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Croaghconnellagh Mountain Cruach Conallach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruach Conallach [SOD], 'stack of the Cenél Conaill') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Leucogranite and porphyritic aplogranite Bedrock

Height: 523m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: H02300 86300 This place has been logged as visited by 50 members. Recently by: melohara, Hound-of-Ulster, johncromie, shaunkelly, Ulsterpooka, Onzy, Colin Murphy, On-the-hills, simoburn, chalky, eamonoc, Fergalh, Wilderness, killyman1, DaveClinton
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Longitude: -7.965087, Latitude: 54.724685 , Easting: 202300, Northing: 386300 Prominence: 268m,  Isolation: 1.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 602249 886292,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghcn, 10 char: Crghcnlgh
Bedrock type: Leucogranite and porphyritic aplogranite, (Barnesmore Granite, G3 varieties of sheet complex)

The prominent hill to the east of the Gap, near Lough Mourne, is Croaghonagh, or Cruach Eoghanach, signifying the western boundary of Cenel or Tír Eoghain, while the hill facing it on the western side is Croaghconnelagh or Cruach Conallach, the frontier of Tír Chonaill (www.donegallibrary.ie).   Croaghconnellagh is the 497th highest place in Ireland. Croaghconnellagh is the second most southerly summit in the Bluestack Mountains area.

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From the Barnes River valley at the foot of Croag .. by gerrym   (Show all for Croaghconnellagh)
 
My Childhood Ideal Of A Mountain .. by Aidy   (Show all for Croaghconnellagh)
 
caution advised!
by Ben Quinn  5 Nov 2013
Think I remember years ago a report of a local postman being killed by a fall on the Road-side of that hill. It gets very steep near the top, just under the masts, and needs to be treated with extreme caution..Perfectly climbable on dry footing, but its steep scrambling! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/408/comment/15251/
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Tough but impressive top .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Croaghconnellagh)
 
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