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Donegal NW Area
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
An Cnoc Mór 349mAn Mhaoil Mhór (Owey Island) 102mBallystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCnoc Colbha 363mCnoc na Naomh 155.9mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMoyle Hill 148mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mTroscshliabh 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh:   Drumnalifferny Far NE Top 535m
Derryveagh Mountains:   An Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Fada 529mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir thuaidh) 502mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) 454mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Dubhais 651.5mAn Dubhais (mullach thiar theas) 528mAn Dubhais (mullach thoir theas) 553.9mAn Eachla Bheag 563.9mAn Eachla Bheag (mullach theas) 602.3mAn Eachla Mhór 581.2mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Earagail 751mAn Grogán Mór 457mAn Mhucais 667.1mArd Loch na mBreac Beadaí 472.5mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na bhFaircheach 517mCnoc na bhFaircheach (mullach thoir theas) 470mCnoc na Searrach 495mCnoc Uí Mhaolruanaidh 430mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mMac Uchta 555mMám an Leaca 480mNa Beanna Gorma 578mNa Leargacha 470.6mSagart na Dubhaise 506.4mSaggartnadooish East Top 478.9mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí 596mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí (mullach thoir thuaidh) 585mSliabh Sneachta 678m
Fanad:   Cashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mCnoc na dTeannála 152mDroim an Bhothaigh 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCionn Bheatha 384mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mLeahanmore 442mMaol na nDamh 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghegly Hill Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 245m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B73600 07300
Place visited by 11 members. Recently by: Fergalh, chalky, Garmin, paddyhillsbagger, pmeldrum, Harry Goodman, pdtempan, banjoboy, jimgraham, ahendroff, hgboyle
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Longitude: -8.412413, Latitude: 54.912627 , Easting: 173600, Northing: 407300 Prominence: 230m,  Isolation: 7.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 573555 907287,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg245, 10 char: Croaghegly
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

Located in the townland of Taobh Garbhlach / Tievegarvlagh in the Rosses Gaeltacht. Overlooks Maghery and Trawenagh Bay. Any information on the origin of this name would be welcome.   Croaghegly is the 1282th highest place in Ireland.

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Easy route to a fine viewpoint. .. by group   (Show all for Croaghegly)
 
Small hill, big, big view ! .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Croaghegly)
 
Panoramic Croaghegly, Donegal
by jimgraham  14 May 2010
Although no great challenge and rather separated from other Donegal tops, the view from the top of Croaghegly is excellent. As well as the indented coast around, and Aran Island, the top presents a 180 degree panorama of the western face of the Donegal mountains - well worth the moderate climb.
I parked on the side of an abandoned building plot access at B73800 08200 D , walked south along a re-stoned track to an abandoned croft which someone had made a small start on repairing, past the croft and worked my way uphill. Going was less wet than average and not too strenuous, the trig pillar not hard to locate. No fences; a few old walls but no more than one stone high.
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