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Crohan West Mountain Cruachán A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruachán [OSI], 'little stack') Tipperary County, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 521m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S09673 10200 This summit has been logged as climbed by 139 members. Recently by: melohara, Martinpeak, maike, eoghanm, William-J, t.jay, tommccarthy, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, walker26, markmjcampion, dmc, strangeweaver, marzka, Wilderness
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Longitude: -7.859127, Latitude: 52.243926 , Easting: 209673, Northing: 110200 Prominence: 76m,   Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 609620 610253,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrhnWs, 10 char: CrhnWest
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Crohan is also the name of a townland in the parish of Newcastle. According to Power, this place is mentioned in the life of St. Declan.   Crohan West is the 503rd highest summit in Ireland.

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Short winter days, increasing distances from Dubl .. by csd   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crohan West in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Liam Lynch Monument
 
Colin Murphy on Crohan West, 2008
by Colin Murphy  18 Jul 2008
Used the Liam Lynch Monument as a starting point for a Crohan- Knockmeal- Knockfallia- Knocknagnauv circuit, which took me about 4.5 hours, and while the summits aren't exactly spectacular, it's a relatively pleasant walk and a provides a good ratio of summits-to-effort! Little to add to the information already on this page except to say that the Liam Lynch monument is worth a look - an impressive round tower (erected in 1935) about 20 metres high in the middle of the forest, and apparently marks the spot where Liam Lynch, anti-treaty republican leader in the civil war apparently met his end. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/410/comment/3231/
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The first mountain I climbed was Knockmealdown, I .. by jackill   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
Tackled this as the last summit on an eastern att .. by Geo   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
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