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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 73 members. Recently by: Gus, ewen, ei7kh, Bunsen7, tonibm, MargaretFranklin, Lauranna, High-King, monisr, briankelly, abcd, finkey86, eeimly, ciaranr, TommyMc
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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 1323th 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: Looking south over peat bogs
 
Isolated old volcano with great views.
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill  11 Apr 2020
Start at N48800 33000 A(very little room to park)next to gate and concrete hut, go through the gate (note this is private farmland) and follow the track uphill to the summit passing an old graveyard on the way and crossing one wire fence
.Excellent views across boggy plains from Irelands most isolated mainland summit, the remains of an ancient volcano.
Regrettably someone vandalised the trig pillar. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/5776/
 
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