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Mweelrea Area   E: Ben Gorm Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, EW-CON, MSW 
Highest place:
Mweelrea, 814m
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres,

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Ben Creggan Mountain Binn an Chreagáin A name in Irish, also Binn an Charragáin, also Teevnabinnian an extra EastWest name in English (Ir. Binn an Chreagáin [MNIMA*], 'peak of the rocky patch') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 693m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L85716 66607
Place visited by 246 members. Recently by: DarrenY, SFlaherty, RosieMc, farmerjoe1, DeirdreM, rhw, taramatthews, srr45, PiotrR, SeanPurcell, Barrington1978, Kaszmirek78, Timmy.Mullen, Krzysztof_K, Ansarlodge
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Longitude: -9.728454, Latitude: 53.636958 , Easting: 85716, Northing: 266607 Prominence: 88m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 485697 766628,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnCrgn, 10 char: Ben Cregan
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

The pronunciation of the name collected during the first Ordnance Survey, Bin a yoragaun, was not as one would expect from the current anglisation Ben Creggan. John O'Donovan interpreted this as Binn a Chorragain. This essentially the same as Fiachra Mac Gabhann’s interpretation, Binn an Charragáin [LME]. A slightly different version, Binn an Chreagáin, was given by Breandán Mac Aodha [MNIMA], The meaning is very similar, however. Walks: for a route taking in Ben Gorm and Ben Creggan, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 60-61.   Ben Creggan is the 122nd highest place in Ireland.

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Craggy summit with long descending spur to the ea .. by group   (Show all for Ben Creggan (Binn an Chreagáin))
 
There is a small forest entrance at around L88867 .. by simon3   (Show all for Ben Creggan (Binn an Chreagáin))
 
Ben Creggan is a very impressive hill especially .. by gerrym   (Show all for Ben Creggan (Binn an Chreagáin))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Creggan (<i>Binn an Chreagáin</i>) in area Mweelrea, Ireland
 
milo on Ben Creggan, 2005
by milo  3 Jan 2005
Ben Creggan about 4pm last New Years Eve, seen from the pre-famine road over Doo Lough Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/118/comment/1398/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
A fantastic day in February 2008. .. by jlk   (Show all for Ben Creggan (Binn an Chreagáin))
 
Access from the east .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Ben Creggan (Binn an Chreagáin))
 
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