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S Donegal/W Tyrone Area
Maximum height for area: 451 metres,   Summits in area: 11,   Maximum prominence for area: 266 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 12, 17, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghonagh, 451m
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Pollnalaght Hill Poll na Leacht A name in Irish
also Pigeon Top an extra name in English
(Ir. Poll na Leacht [ET], 'pool of the burial mounds') Tyrone County, in Binnion List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 293m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 12 Grid Reference: H37100 70800 This summit has been logged as climbed by 23 members. Recently by: eejaymm, Ulsterpooka, chalky, Aidy, dregish, Iamcan, dregishjake, neelix_tdog, Peter Walker, Garmin, BogRunner, pmeldrum, AntrimRambler, mark-rdc, leader1
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Longitude: -7.426981, Latitude: 54.584098 , Easting: 237100, Northing: 370800 Prominence: 178m,   Isolation: 5.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 637041 870795,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Plnlgh, 10 char: Polnalaght
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Mullaghcarn Formation)

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 1166th highest summit in Ireland. Pollnalaght is the most easterly summit and also the second most southerly in the S Donegal/W Tyrone area.

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One metre decides the high point! .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Pollnalaght)
 
Pollnalaght to Dooish .. by three5four0   (Show all for Pollnalaght)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Pollnalaght in area S Donegal/W Tyrone, Ireland
Picture: The trig and Dooish in the west
 
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by Aidy  8 Apr 2014
From the Drumquin - Omagh road, I took the Corradinna Road towards the mast, clearly visible from the bottom ot the hill. Near the mast there is a lay by at the Pigeon Top viewing point, and I parked here. I walked to both Point C and Point A to be sure of reaching the summit. From Point C, Point A where the trig pillar is situated, does look higher, but from Point A, Point C looks higher! You would need some accurate technology to sort this out. When I arrived at Pigeon Top, I sat in the car for about 15 minutes waiting for a heavy downpour to pass, and looking out across the bog, this walk did not look promising. However, despite a lot of surface water, it was not deep, and the ground was generally hard undertoot, and it turned out to be a pleasant walk. Views are expansive, particularly to the South, to Dooish in the west, and Bessy Bell in the North. On the way back, I aimed for the masts just a little further along the road from the viewing point, and noticed a convenient gap in the barbed wire fence along the road, just opposite the Coolkeeragh Road. Worth doing along with some of the other smaller hills in the area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/961/comment/15979/
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