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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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Claragh Mountain in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: Snow on Caherbarnagh from Claragh summit
 
A quick loop with fine views.
by thomas_g  27 Jan 2012
Park at W274884 B at a wide gateway (room for 4 cars). Follow the Duhallow way NW past an old ruined manor house soon reaching a wood. Follow the trail markers for Claragh loop which brings you to eastern side of Claragh (W260890 C). A slippery (in Jan) but easy climb along the line of the fence to the cross awaits (which is not at the top so it can be seen from Millstreet). Continue on to the summit trig point and mound of rocks for fine views of Caherbarnagh, Musheramore and Mullaghanish. Continue west down the slope to rejoin the Duhallow way and follow it north to contour around the mountain and back to the wood where you started your climb up. About 10k - 2.5 hours at a moderate pace. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/615/comment/6665/
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ake the road lading towards Claragh near Millstre .. by mart   (Show all for Claragh Mountain)
 
Park at the saddle W23626 87990 and hop the fence .. by jackill   (Show all for Claragh Mountain)
 
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