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Dough MountainHillSliabh Dúch A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Dúch [OSi], poss. 'the dark/misty mountain')LeitrimCounty, in Carn List, Interbedded sandstone & thin shale Bedrock
Height:462mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16Grid Reference: G94200 42300This place has been logged as visited by 19 members. Recently by: scapania, Hilldweller, frankmc04, Peter Walker, IndyMan, leader1, chalky, Garmin, Fergalh, AntrimRambler, dmlakes, sandman, Izzy, Young Vinny, pslat I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The meaning of dúch in this name is uncertain. It seems unlikely that it refers to 'ink', the usual sense of this word, but it may be a related adjective meaning 'dark' or 'misty', a shortened form of Ir. dubhach (or dumhach).
Dough Mountain is the 683rd highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/572/?PHPSESSID=2s8elk0km7dr8olfh3ukubpjt4