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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 57 members. Recently by: ladyhawke1003, DeltaP, TommyV, markwallace, EdAl, Glanman2, Garmin, conormcbandon, k_mcdermott, jlk, dmcdevitt, eannanilamhna, wwwalker, muschi, Fergalh
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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 1316th highest place in Ireland.

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In a departure from my usual bagging of 2000ft to .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croghan Hill in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Contour and old cemetary.
 
Well worth a detour.
by FilHil  8 Apr 2012
I enquired at the one and only shop at Croghan Demesne. Staff were very friendly and allowed me to park the car on their forecourt. There is additional parking further up the road near the school.

Take the narrow tarmac road opposite the shop up to the water reservoir. Go through a metal gate and up a short section of stony and muddy track turning into a field, then through the adjacent field up a grassy slope. There were no cattle on the day (free grazing). The old cemetery will be visible from the contour. Stunning views all around especially over the turf cutting areas.

A lovely hill well worth a detour! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1017/comment/6761/
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Saving the bog with diesel. .. by simon3   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
Directions from R400 .. by melohara   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
In the Steps of Old Croghan Man .. by ladyhawke1003   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
Croghan Hill is in County Offaly and is climbed b .. by Audi-Anne   (Show all for Croghan Hill)
 
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