Barradeegin 229m hill, North Mayo Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Barradeegin Hill Barr an Dígín A name in Irish
(Ir. Barr an Dígín [An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Ceantair Ghaeltachta)
2008], 'top of the little ditch')
Mayo County, in Binnion List, Psammites with rare heavy mineral bands. Bedrock

Height: 229m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F86851 43193
Place visited by 10 members. Recently by: Fergalh, IainT, sandman, Garmin, chalky, leader1, savage, IncaHoots, mendrit, quino70
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Longitude: -9.739824, Latitude: 54.32491 , Easting: 86851, Northing: 343193 Prominence: 194m,  Isolation: 2.9km
ITM: 486825 843194,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brdgn, 10 char: Baradegin
Bedrock type: Psammites with rare heavy mineral bands., (Benmore Formation)

This peak has no name on OS maps. Has been called Doomara, though Doonmara is properly the name of a headland to the NE. Judging from OS maps and Bald's map, the name Barradeegin seems properly to refer to the top of the valley of the Gweedaney River, which is a little to the west, but the name has been borrowed for this hill in the absence of a better alternative.   Barr an Dígín is the 1332th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barr an Dígín in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Cliff View.
 
Coastal Delight.
by sandman  28 Aug 2016
With the cliff views in mind i decided to access this summit from Porturlin resulting in permission being sought from the farmer whose farmyard at F8834742759 A has gated access to the open hillside . If you do not wish to seek permission there are many spots allowing open access but the walk is thru heather with restricted views. The summit is flat and boggy with no great features but the cliff walk is fantastic. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1022/comment/18624/
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