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S Donegal/W Tyrone Area
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 12, 17, 18, 6 
Highest place:
Croaghonagh, 451m
Maximum height for area: 451 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 266 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghonagh Hill Cruach Eoghanach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruach Eoghanach [www.donegallibrary.ie], 'stack of the Cenél
Eogain')
Donegal County, in Carn List, Main granite (adamellite) Bedrock

Height: 451m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: H03800 85400
Place visited by 33 members. Recently by: Wilderness, IndyMan, Peter Walker, TommyV, conormcbandon, sperrinlad, McCrew, McGlynn437, 40Shades, eamonoc, chalky, masiakaBlr, killyman1, Fergalh, Aidy
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Longitude: -7.941819, Latitude: 54.716591 , Easting: 203800, Northing: 385400 Prominence: 266m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 603748 885392,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg451, 10 char: Crghngh
Bedrock type: Main granite (adamellite), (Barnesmore Granite, G2 variety)

Erroneously marked on OS maps as Barnesmore, which is the name of the gap below.   Cruach Eoghanach is the highest hill in the S Donegal/W Tyrone area and the 671st highest in Ireland. Cruach Eoghanach is the second most northerly summit in the S Donegal/W Tyrone area.

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Access to Cruach Eoghanagh is from the N15 which .. by gerrym   (Show all for Cruach Eoghanach)
 
Anyone who's motored northwards from Donegal town .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Cruach Eoghanach)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cruach Eoghanach in area S Donegal/W Tyrone, Ireland
Picture: Shaft of sunlight on Croaghconnellagh across the Gap
 
Short climb to great views
by Aidy  13 Jul 2014
Tackled Croaghonagh today, parking in the carpark at the northeastern end of Barnes Gap, then doubling back a little to take the track leading to the quarry, before heading up the open hillside following the line of telegraph poles. The going was fairly hard as, although not very steep, the thick, long grass and heather was difficult to walk through. Near the top I met the access road leading to the communications masts on the summit, so I followed that the rest of the way up.

The weather wasn't the best but I could still apprecitate the views across to Croaghconnellagh, east over Lough Mourne, and west over Lough Eske to Donegal Bay, Slieve League and Benbulbin. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/618/comment/17549/
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