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Bohilbreaga Hill Buachaill Bréige A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Buachaill Bréige [PDT], 'false shepherd' (a cairn or rock
resembling human figure)
Derry County, in Carn List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 478m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 8 Grid Reference: C75955 00211 This summit has been logged as climbed by 32 members. Recently by: sperrinlad, Ulsterpooka, bazmcmullan, simoburn, Peter Walker, muschi, sandman, Wilderness, dino, killyman1, AntrimRambler, Garmin, RonnieI, cerosti, NICKY
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.818487, Latitude: 54.843901 , Easting: 275955, Northing: 400211 Prominence: 43m,   Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 675887 900200,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bhlbrg, 10 char: Bhlbrg
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

Bohilbreaga is the 631st highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/523/
COMMENTS for Bohilbreaga 1 of 1
Flat boggy top with interesting views. .. by group   (Show all for Bohilbreaga)
 
From Glenshane Forest .. by dino   (Show all for Bohilbreaga)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bohilbreaga in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: An Buachail Breaga
 
The Lying Boy & The Priests Chair
by sperrinlad  30 May 2016
walked this from irelands highest pub (ponderosa) on the Glensahne pass. we walked down the road to the entrance to the Glenshane forest, and followed the track though the forest until we reached the Grotto where you can find an old 17th century mass rock known as 'the priests chair' where we stopped to take in the history. from here we made our way towards the highest part of the forest behind the grotto and crossed the fence at the corner.
from here there is several boggy areas before reaching the summit of Bohilbreaga, with amazing view across midulster and the sperrins you could see as far as the black mountains in belfast.

**Bohilbreaga from the irish 'an buachail Breaga' meaning 'the lying boy' a reference to the lookout for the pilgrims who were saying mass at the priests chair below the summit during the penal era in Ireland. the story says how the young boy was caught by soldiers on the hunt for the priest and saved their lives by lying to them about their whereabouts. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/523/comment/18551/
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