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South East Midlands Area   N: Croghan Subarea
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 28A, 28B, 47, 48, 49, 53, 54, 55, 59, 60 
Highest place:
Slievenamon, 720.2m
Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

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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 Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Volcaniclastic agglomerate Bedrock

Height: 234m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 48 Grid Reference: N48105 33113
Place visited by 70 members. Recently by: Bunsen7, tonibm, MargaretFranklin, Lauranna, High-King, monisr, briankelly, abcd, finkey86, eeimly, ciaranr, TommyMc, Dbosonnet, ladyhawke1003, DeltaP
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Longitude: -7.278457, Latitude: 53.346313 , Easting: 248105, Northing: 233113 Prominence: 159m,  Isolation: 24.8km,   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 1322th highest place in Ireland. Croghan Hill is the most northerly summit in the South East Midlands area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croghan Hill (<i>Cnoc Cruacháin</i>) in area South East Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Bord na Mona bog as far as the eye can see
 
A pleasant treat.
by TommyV  31 Oct 2018
Parking at N48848 32864 A I was not sure of what way to tackle this hill, I was walking around the south side of the hill when I came upon the land owners and asked if I could head up the hill to take a few snaps. They had no problems with this and told me to head in at the gate at N48381 33376 B. I went as direct as possible to the top from the gate. Comfortable now with the land owners permission, I went a more direct route back to my car past an old graveyard at N48340 33086 C. A little bit of fence hopping and ducking to go back this direct route. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/20130/
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Trig Pillar demolished by vandals .. by TommyMc   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
Croghan Hill is in County Offaly and is climbed b .. by Audi-Anne   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
Isolated Gem .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
location assistance .. by ladyhawke1003   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced .. by TommyMc   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
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