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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 38, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, 44, MSW
Highest place: Benbaun, 729m Maximum height for area: 729 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 684 metres,
DoughruaghMountainDúchruach A name in Irish (Ir. Dúchruach [TR], 'black stack')GalwayCounty, in Arderin List, Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites Bedrock
Height:526mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L75059 59430This place has been logged as visited by 87 members. Recently by: patmoran, ColinCallanan, liz50, juliewoods, IainT, Lauranna, sandilandsn, eoghancarton, eoindunlea, conormcbandon, Wilderness, Onzy, simoburn, garrettd, chalky I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Half-way up Doughruagh on very steep ground is a statue of the Sacred Heart, erected in 1932 by the Benedictine nuns of Kylemore Abbey in thanks for their safe delivery to Kylemore. They had been forced to abandon their convent near Ypres in Belgium during hostilities in World War I. Walks: for a route on the S face of Doughruagh , see Kevin Corcoran, West of Ireland Walks, 93-101 or Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 38-44.
Doughruagh is the 485th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/400/?PHPSESSID=t5vu4bnrhel6pjq5d7alqgt2e4