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Croaghmore Hill Great Blasket Island Island An Cró Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Cró Mór [OSI], 'the big sheep-pen') Kerry County, in Binnion List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

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Height: 292m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: V24619 95806 This place has been logged as visited by 50 members. Recently by: TNaughton, JohnAshton, gongers, liz50, Wildcat, Cobhclimber, Wilderness, MichaelE, trekker, ahendroff, DenisMc, chalky, jlk, Moneenman, Philewis
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Longitude: -10.559429, Latitude: 52.086867 , Easting: 24619, Northing: 95806 Prominence: 292m,  Isolation: 4.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 424609 595863,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg293, 10 char: Croaghmore
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

This name has been misleadingly anglicised as if it contained the element cruach, 'stack'. It actually contains cró, 'sheep-pen', and it seems that the name has been transferred from a pen to the hill on which it was situated.   An Cró Mór is the 1064th highest summit in Ireland.

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The best view in Ireland? .. by group   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
An Cro Mor weighs in at less than 300m, but this .. by gerrym   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
Where Is Tony Soper when you need him? .. by three5four0   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Cró Mór in area Dingle West, Ireland
Picture: An Cró Mór and An Tiaracht (island)
 
Lorcan-o-c on An Cró Mór, 2009
by Lorcan-o-c  12 Jan 2009
An Cró Mór is the highest point on the Great Blasket Island. This island can be reached by ferry (when running) from the pier at Dún Chaoin and may also be approached by boat from Dingle. An Cró Mór is obtained from the slipway on the island by heading up and northward through the ruined village, passing above the three white-washed houses which are visible even from the mainland. The path levels off and swings west, eventually coming to a "Tee-junction"; go right at the “Tee-junction” and up past An Dún (the fort or rath). Continuing along the narrow path above the cliffs brings you to a rise from which you can see An Cró Mór. The path then drops down to a saddle from which An Cró is reached after a number of small stages. It is marked by a rough-concrete obelisk and on a good day offers excellent views of four of the Blasket Islands. From slipway to An Cró is approximately 1.5hours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/963/comment/3523/
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Shark free photo .. by three5four0   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
High point on a dramatic island. .. by simon3   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
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