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PollnalaghtHillPoll na Leacht A name in Irish also Pigeon Top an extra name in English (Ir. Poll na Leacht [ET], 'pool of the burial mounds')TyroneCounty, in Binnion List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock
Height:293mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 12Grid Reference: H37100 70800This summit has been logged as climbed by 21 members. Recently by: chalky, Aidy, dregish, Iamcan, dregishjake, neelix_tdog, Peter Walker, Garmin, BogRunner, pmeldrum, AntrimRambler, mark-rdc, leader1, cerosti, sandman I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The element poll, which seems unusual for a hill name, is explained by the fact that there is a pool virtually on the summit. A surprising number of streams rise on the slopes of this hill. No graves are evident to explain the element leacht. Also known as Pigeon Top.
Pollnalaght is the 1060th highest summit in Ireland. Pollnalaght is the most easterly summit and also the second most southerly in the S Donegal/W Tyrone area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/961/