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Cullaun Hill Collán A name in Irish
(Ir. Collán [OSI], poss. 'height') Limerick County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 460m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 66 Grid Reference: R82420 57410 This place has been logged as visited by 22 members. Recently by: thomasgaffney, thomas_g, jasonmc, muschi, Grageenboy, sandman, peter1, eamonoc, Fergalh, frankmc04, chalky, hivisibility, conormcbandon, paddyhillsbagger, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -8.260552, Latitude: 52.66793 , Easting: 182420, Northing: 157410 Prominence: 255m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 582376 657449,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Culaun, 10 char: Cullaun
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Given its altitude , Collán is more likely to be the element meaning 'height' which appears in names such as Sliabh gCallann (Slieve Gallion in Derry) and Collann (Collon, Co. Louth) than coll(-án), 'hazel' . See also Slievecallan, Co. Clare.   Cullaun is the 636th highest summit in Ireland.

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The easy and the awful .. by group   (Show all for Cullaun)
 
I headed off for the Slievefelims on Wed 09/09. I .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Cullaun)
 
Stoned in Tipperary .. by jackill   (Show all for Cullaun)
 
Plan B
by aidand  9 Dec 2011
There is an easier route up Cullaun. From Rear Cross take the Cappamore Road. After about a mile there is an entrance on the right with two stone pillars. This looks like the entrance to a farm, but is actually a forest road. Drive in this entrance and up the hill. It 's a bit rough but fine in an ordinary car. Park when you reach the forest, there is room for half a dozen cars. Follow the outskirts of the forest on the right and you will reach the summit within about 15 minutes. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/585/comment/6644/
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Driving to Limerick every day and looking up at C .. by virago   (Show all for Cullaun)
 
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