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Croghan Hill Hill Cnoc Cruacháin A name in Irish
also Brí Éile an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Cruacháin [logainm.ie], 'hill of the little stack') Offaly County, in Binnion List, Volcaniclastic agglomerate Bedrock

Height: 234m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 48 Grid Reference: N48105 33113
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Longitude: -7.278457, Latitude: 53.346313 , Easting: 248105, Northing: 233113 Prominence: 159m,  Isolation: 25.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 648044 733141,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg234, 10 char: CrghnHi234
Bedrock type: Volcaniclastic agglomerate, (Agglomerate)

Brí Éile, '(fortified) hill of Éile', is the earlier Irish name of this hill. Éile (Ely) is a large territory covering parts of Offaly and Tipperary. Bearnán Éile (Devilsbit Mountain) is at the other end of it. The Hill of Croghan is the remains of an old volcano. A bog body, known as 'Old Croaghan Man', was found in the vicinity in 2003.   Croghan Hill is the 1317th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croghan Hill in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: View over Graveyard on Croghan
 
Isolated Gem
by eamonoc  9 Jul 2013
Climbed Croghan Hill today in beatiful weather, once again thanks to Mountainviews and previous posters for the info on this Gem of a hill, had no difficulty finding the hill or the route up. Despite its modest height the views from the top were outstanding in all directions. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/15034/
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by ladyhawke1003  2 Jul 2017
Hello. I am coming from Canada to climb this hill, July 2017. Not sure if I will have GPS coordinates in the rental. Can somehow give specific directions from R400 (drive & walk)? Should I go to village first? Please help. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/19580/
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