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Tawnaghmore Hill An Tamhnach Mhór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Tamhnach Mhór [logainm.ie], 'the big field') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Monotonous massive to banded psammites. Bedrock

Height: 340m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F95964 39539
Place visited by 6 members. Recently by: sandman, Garmin, chalky, FilHil, Geansai, IncaHoots
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Longitude: -9.598552, Latitude: 54.294035 , Easting: 95964, Northing: 339539 Prominence: 275m,  Isolation: 2.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 495936 839541,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Twnghm, 10 char: Twnghmr
Bedrock type: Monotonous massive to banded psammites., (Broad Haven Formation)

Tawnaghmore appears to be identical with Thauney, one of the peaks mentioned by Máire MacNeill, which is visited on Garland Sunday by the children of Belderg. Berries are gathered, and if the berries are plentiful, it is said that the crops will be good [MacNeill, 189]. Walks: for a cliff-top route from Porturlin to Belderg, passing near Tawnaghmore, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 78-79.   Tawnaghmore is the 1068th highest place in Ireland.

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Vista over North Mayo .. by Geansai   (Show all for Tawnaghmore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tawnaghmore in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Summit Area.
 
The Big One.
by sandman  2 Sep 2016
As mentioned in the previous comment parking is difficult on the tarred road but in a vehicle with normal ground clearance you can turn and park at the end of the bog track, F9713740388 B, after this point the track is of a bygone era not pretty in wet weather. Alternative route from the opposite side parking at farm road F9544241331 C . Truly good views from summit trig. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/910/comment/18625/
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