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Croghan Hill 234m,
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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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Isolated old volcano with great views. .. by group   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
Croghan Hill in Co. Offaly is listed on MV as the .. by wicklore   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
Family Friendly Morning Stroll
by salamander  3 Oct 2011
Had a great morning in August climbing Croghan with my wife, three daughters 8, 5 and a six month old on my back. Were advised by very friendly shopkeeper to park at the community centre mentioned in youngjohns post. A timber stile is provided to hop the fence behind the centre. Easy enough climbing as one passes the Croghan Challenge assault course (which made me wheeze for breath just looking at it!) Again hopped a few barbed fences, drove a few disgruntled cattle and arrived a the top where we enjoyed the view and ate our picnic. We would have enjoyed the views for longer had it not been for a very persistent wasp! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/6554/
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Croghan's reimagined Trig pillar ! .. by Fergalh   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
Views all around. .. by csd   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
Small but mighty. .. by ChrisJefferies   (Show all for Croghan Hill (Cnoc Cruacháin))
 
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