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ErrigalMountainAn Earagail A name in Irish (Ir. An Earagail [DUPN], poss. 'oratory')County Highpoint of Donegal, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock
Height:751mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1Grid Reference: B92826 20778This summit has been logged as climbed by 768 members. Recently by: Daingean, Juanita, Podgemus, Neillybeg, LorraineG, davsheen, Hadleigh, kenmurp, johnballinger, paulmcquaid, oldpragmatist, mgtrose, danifergie87, GillSte, Niamhq I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Errigal is well-known for the pinkish glow of its quartzite in the setting sun. It is located on the boundary of four townlands: Beltany Mountain, Dunlewy Near, Procklis, Money More. Despite the name, there are no known remains of an oratory. It may therefore be a metaphorical name for the mountain itself.
Errigal is the highest mountain in the Donegal NW area and the 77th highest in Ireland. Errigal is the highest point in county Donegal. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/