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CroaghnamaddyHillCruach na Madadh A name in Irish (Ir. Cruach na Madadh [PWJ†], 'stack of the dogs')DonegalCounty, in Binnion List, Hornblendic and sometimes schistose Bedrock
Height:252mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2Grid Reference: C02916 40248This summit has been logged as climbed by 29 members. Recently by: Niamhq, bryanjbarry, pearnett, IndyMan, kmoore, millsd1, sandman, procyon, chalky, Aidy, tiki, Geo, FilHil, paddyhillsbagger, Garmin I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The highest point on Horn Head. The Metrical Dindsenchas contains a reference to Sliab Irguill, which the editor Edward Gwynn identifies with Horn Head, so it be an old name for Croaghnamaddy or may have referred to all the upland on Horn Head. For origin of name, see Ganiamore re the name Sliab Guill. There is another Croaghnamaddy SW of Dungloe.
Croaghnamaddy is the 1271th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/999/