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Donegal NW Area   Aranmore Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
An Cnoc Mór 349mAn Mhaoil Mhór (Owey Island) 102mBallystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCnoc Colbha 363mCnoc na Naomh 155.9mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mTroscshliabh 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   An Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Fada 529mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir thuaidh) 502mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) 454mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Dubhais 651.5mAn Dubhais (mullach thiar theas) 528mAn Dubhais (mullach thoir theas) 553.9mAn Eachla Bheag 563.9mAn Eachla Bheag (mullach theas) 602.3mAn Eachla Mhór 581.2mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Earagail 751mAn Grogán Mór 457mAn Mhucais 667.1mArd Loch na mBreac Beadaí 472.5mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na bhFaircheach 517mCnoc na bhFaircheach (mullach thoir theas) 470mCnoc na Searrach 495mCnoc Uí Mhaolruanaidh 430mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mMac Uchta 555mMám an Leaca 480mNa Beanna Gorma 578mNa Leargacha 470.6mSagart na Dubhaise 506.4mSaggartnadooish East Top 478.9mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí 596mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí (mullach thoir thuaidh) 585mSliabh Sneachta 678m
Fanad:   Cashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mCnoc na dTeannála 152mDroim an Bhothaigh 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCionn Bheatha 384mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mLeahanmore 442mMaol na nDamh 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Cluidaniller West Top Hill Aranmore Island Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Iolair [An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Ceantair Ghaeltachta)
2008], 'hill of the eagle')
Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Landing grid ref.: B68500 15600
Reachable "On Foot " Y

Height: 227m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B65427 15780
Place visited by 15 members. Recently by: madfrankie, finkey86, wicklore, magicstep, chalky, FilHil, Caithniadh, Garmin, paddyhillsbagger, hgboyle, brenno, brblos, jimgraham, Jht, Harry Goodman
Island visited by 27 members.
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Longitude: -8.540862, Latitude: 54.988296 , Easting: 165427, Northing: 415780 Prominence: 227m,  Isolation: 9.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 565384 915765,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CldnWs, 10 char: CldnlrWstT
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

The highest peak on the island of Aranmore. The anglicised form suggests an alternative name, Clúid an Iolair, 'the eagle's nook'.   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) is the 1339th highest place in Ireland. Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) is the most westerly summit in the Donegal NW area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Summit cairn
 
Simple ascent, mostly on roads.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  27 May 2019
Take the ferry across from Burtonport. Whether driving or walking, take the road to the west that eventually finishes at Arranmore Lighthouse (signposted Teach Solais). At Point B 665 169 A, (beside a power/communications building) turn left for about 500m. The road eventually turns into a track and you will have to leave a car behind. Follow the curving track around Cluadaniller to the SW for a couple of hundred metres and Cluadaniller West Top will be directly in front of you, about 400m to the SW. It is a gentle climb across mostly patchy heather. The summit is marked by a well-made cairn. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1023/comment/5782/
 
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Picture: Cluidaniller and a view of the Derryveigh Mts from Cluidaniller West Top
Harry Goodman on Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar), 2009
by Harry Goodman  13 Sep 2009
We took the ferry from Burtonport across to Arranmore for a day's walking on the Island. Initially we went NNW to Bellachreesh Bay before heading up over the moor to the rim of cliffs above Torneady Point. Along this cliff edge, which can be followed around to the lighthouse at Rinrawos Pt, are fine views of sea stacks. From trhe lighthouse we followed a road SE before branching off on a track S past L. Nameena and on to Cluidaniller and a trig. pillar at 226m. From here it was a short walk across past L.Namuck to Pt 227 (one metre higher!! )the highest point on the island. While unnamed on the map MV have given it the name Cluidaniller West Top. While you would not go out of your way to seek out such a modest hill the walk on Arranmore gives great purpose in doing so. Views across W to the mainland give a fine perspective of the Derryveigh Mountains. When I was there I obtained a local map which names Pt 227 (Cluidaniller West Top) as Croc na Naomh ( Hill of the Saints). From here we followed the rough track SW through Gortgarra to meet the road going NW and followed it back to the Harbour where we had started the walk. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1023/comment/4088/
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