Croghan Hill 234m hill, North Midlands Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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 64 members. Recently by: briankelly, abcd, finkey86, eeimly, ciaranr, TommyMc, Dbosonnet, ladyhawke1003, DeltaP, TommyV, markwallace, EdAl, Glanman2, Garmin, conormcbandon
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Longitude: -7.278472, Latitude: 53.346295 , Easting: 248105, Northing: 233113 Prominence: 159m,  Isolation: 25.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 648043 733139,   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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Trig Pillar demolished by vandals .. by TommyMc   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
Croghan Hill is in County Offaly and is climbed b .. by Audi-Anne   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
Isolated Gem .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
location assistance .. by ladyhawke1003   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croghan Hill in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Offaly Independent 8 February 2019
 
Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced
by TommyMc  12 Feb 2019
The recent damage to the Croghan Hill trig pillar is covered in an article in this week's Offaly Independent.

The good news is that Offaly County Council plans to replace the damaged pillar to its original state.

Last year, the council purchased the land on which the hill is located. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/20418/
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