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Inishowen Area   Urris Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 
Highest place:
Slieve Snaght, 615m
Maximum height for area: 615 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 600 metres,

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Binnion Hill Cnoc an Bhinnín A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Bhinnín [CMcG] , 'hill of the little peak'). Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 250m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 3 Grid Reference: C36924 48921
Place visited by 34 members. Recently by: Mandy, torbreck, Fergalh, eejaymm, scottwalker, sperrinlad, Neillybeg, Lucky1, Markdoc, bigphil99, chalky, Summ1t, Vikingr2013, David-Guenot, cody1
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Longitude: -7.419686, Latitude: 55.2858 , Easting: 236924, Northing: 448921 Prominence: 195m,  Isolation: 4km
ITM: 636865 948899,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Binion, 10 char: Binnion
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

It is likely that the name of this hill was simply An Binnín and that the name Cnoc an Bhinnín arose from the need to distinguish the hill from the townland of the same name.   Binnion is the 1282th highest place in Ireland.

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Binnion may be small in stature - it weighs in at .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Binnion)
 
A short walk in Inishowen .. by three5four0   (Show all for Binnion)
 
A hill to be enjoyed .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Binnion)
 
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Mullagh hill walk
by Mandy  22 Aug 2020
In the townland of Clonmany Co Donegal 1 mile outside Ballyliffin at 55.280791, -7.402445 park your car at the Y junction & get your gear on.
The dirt track leading off the road is about 1Km long and a great warm up, it leads to an old town called Mullagh (no one lives their). Once at Mullagh town go through the two pillars and enter the hill, follow the markers leading up to the right and then at the top of the hill 100 meters turn left that will take you to the Christian Mass rock while following the markers at the mass rock you views will be of Pollan beach, The Isle of Doagh it’s a sheltered area.
Turn back on yourself along the markers for about 100 meters, you should now be facing the main hill cross the small bog onto the heather and follow the markers to the old cart track that winds its way up the hill until a view of Malin Hd and Glashedy Island comes into view. This is another great spot for a reflection.
Head round to the left following the track and markers about 1 mile you will come to a Y take the right track and head for the summit, it has many good views westward to Fanad and East to Malin Head and on a good day the Scottish islands you are encouraged by locals to add stones to the cairns on top of the hill.
Head back to the Y and turn right to complete your loop follow the markers down the hill at the bottom the marker will point sharp left follow the markers along the old wall to arrive back at the bottom of the old cart track then join the trail to take you back to the start from where you came.
This is a more rugged and historical trail then the other routes as it takes in the Mass rock, Mullagh town & the stone walls on the hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1003/comment/20862/
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Start out from one of the most beautiful beaches .. by gerrym   (Show all for Binnion)
 
I parked my car at the binnion caravan park. Then .. by Glashedy007   (Show all for Binnion)
 
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