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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
Place visited by 59 members. Recently by: TommyMc, Dbosonnet, ladyhawke1003, DeltaP, TommyV, markwallace, EdAl, Glanman2, Garmin, conormcbandon, k_mcdermott, jlk, dmcdevitt, eannanilamhna, wwwalker
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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 1319th highest place in Ireland.

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Audi-Anne on Croghan Hill, 2008
by Audi-Anne  16 Sep 2008
Croghan Hill is in County Offaly and is climbed by hundreds of people from Rhode and Croghan and the surrounding areas on St. Patrick's Day. It's and old tradition and easy for young and old alike. Furze bushes are burned on the hill as a reminder that St Patrick banished snakes from Ireland. There is also a mass said at St Brigid's Well on one side of the hill at some stage during the day.... I think! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/3325/
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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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