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Claragh Mountain Hill Clárach A name in Irish
(Ir. Clárach [Oxford Irish Quotations], ‘flat-topped (mountain)’) Cork County, in Carn List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 452m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W24990 89067 This summit has been logged as climbed by 47 members. Recently by: mountainmike, amgall, tommccarthy, melohara, conormcbandon, brendevlin, eamonoc, saltbeast, Cobhclimber, CaminoPat, Fergalh, noca13, chalky, muddyboots, guestuser
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Longitude: -9.094096, Latitude: 52.049014 , Easting: 124990, Northing: 89067 Prominence: 128m,   Isolation: 2.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 524956 589125,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ClrgMn, 10 char: ClrghMntn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Mentioned in the saying 'Ceo ar Mhuisire is Clárach lom, an comhartha soininne is fearr ar domhan', 'Mist on Mushera and Claragh is the best sign of good weather in the world'. There is a hill-fort on the summit of Claragh.   Claragh Mountain is the 722nd highest summit in Ireland. Claragh Mountain is the most northerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area.

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Vantage point for the plains of Cork .. by group   (Show all for Claragh Mountain)
 
A quick loop with fine views. .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Claragh Mountain)
 
mart on Claragh Mountain, 2007
by mart  9 May 2007
ake the road lading towards Claragh near Millstreet townhall car park (beside Centra). After a short while the road
bends right at a grotto, and a lane runs uphill to the left, curling around a broadleaf wood. Follow the lane for
about half-mile until you find a good track to the right, which should be signposted as Duhallow trail/Blackwater trail.
This winds along the edge of the woods, and will lead to Kerry, but you should notice an obvious path heading off to the left towards Claragh proceeding around another block of planted forestry. The path goes north and then west until you come to an entrance onto the open hillside with very little left of the mountain to climb. The views are good, the journey is pleasant most of the way and the effort is small. A cross decorates the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/615/comment/2690/
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Park at the saddle W23626 87990 and hop the fence .. by jackill   (Show all for Claragh Mountain)
 
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