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Carnavaddy Hill Carn an Mhadaidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Carn an Mhadaidh [LL], 'cairn of the dog') Louth County, in Carn List, Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4 Bedrock

Height: 475m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 36 Grid Reference: J11309 13836 This summit has been logged as climbed by 114 members. Recently by: emermcloughlin, mgtrose, MichaelG55, stevebullers, bryanmccabe, bryanjbarry, stang, karina, deirdrenig, susanc, sandman1, Ulsterpooka, nioclas, markwallace, davidsloan_1
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Longitude: -6.301285, Latitude: 54.062418 , Easting: 311309, Northing: 313836 Prominence: 80m,   Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 711202 813921,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crnvdy, 10 char: Carnavaddy
Bedrock type: Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4, (Layered Gabbro)

The summit cairn is indicated as an antiquity on the Discovery map but the summit itself is nameless. The name Carnavaddy is given on the Táin Way map guide. Carrickrawor (An Chreig Ramhar [LL]), Slievetrasna, Slievestucan and the Castle are marked as satellite peaks or slopes of this mountain. Corrakit (Corr an Chait) is a townland to the east, on the north side of the Windy Gap. [OSI]   Carnavaddy is the 643rd highest summit in Ireland.

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We climbed Carnavaddy and Clermont Carn on an Oct .. by denise-vosges   (Show all for Carnavaddy)
 
val jones on Carnavaddy, 2007
by val jones  28 Sep 2007
I know this mountain as Carnawaddy, and as far as I know, that is what it is known locally as.
Perhaps that is the name of the big cairn at the summit, 'Carn a mhadra', which is the reputed burial place of Cuchulain's dog Bran.
There are some great rock features to the south and east of the summit, including a particularly interesting chasm as you go down towards the Windy Gap. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/531/comment/2840/
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