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Dooish Mountain Hill An Dubhais A name in Irish
(Ir. An Dubhais [logainm.ie], 'the black ridge') Donegal County, in Binnion List, Schist and grit with thin marble units Bedrock

Height: 266m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6,7 Grid Reference: C29973 10723 This summit has been logged as climbed by 22 members. Recently by: Aidy, muschi, chalky, David-Guenot, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, cody1, FilHil, sandman, Garmin, AntrimRambler, mark-rdc, walkingnw, cerosti, NICKY
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.533095, Latitude: 54.943177 , Easting: 229973, Northing: 410723 Prominence: 172m,   Isolation: 4.6km
ITM: 629915 910709,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DshMnt, 10 char: DshMntn
Bedrock type: Schist and grit with thin marble units, (Lough Foyle Succession)

An Dubhais is a common hill name in Ulster, especially Cos. Donegal and Tyrone, and the name has been applied to several of the towlands in which this hills stand. Divis near Belfast is a different aglicisation of the same Irish name.   Dooish Mountain is the 1239th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Dooish Mountain in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: Derryveaghs view.
simon3 on Dooish Mountain, 2008
by simon3  30 Sep 2008
Done some walking in Donegal and want to stretch your legs on a journey south perhaps via Lifford/Strabane?

This is an easy stroll of 800m from a forest entrance along a forest track to a trig pillar. En-route there are great views north to the Derryveaghs, Bluestacks, Donegal NW area and Inishowen.. The ten wind turbines (as of 2008) of Owenreagh Hill and the mast on Koram hill in the Sperrins are visible. The start is at the forest entrance at 304113 A

The picture shows the view NW to the Derryveaghs. Starting from the left these are: Errigal, Mackoght, Beaghy, Aghla More, Aghlas and Ardloughnabrackbaddy, Crocknalaragagh (Na Leargacha ) and finally the broad back of Muckish on the right skyline. The denser white conurbation on the left is Letterkenny. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/987/comment/3345/
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