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Currywongaun Hill Corr Uí Mhongáin A name in Irish
'Corr' - round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd.
Corr Uí Mhongáin could mean 'Uí Mhongáin's' 'round' or 'pointed'
'hill'. According to ainm.ie surnames related to Mongáin include: Ó
Maingín, Ó Mainín, Ó Mainnín, Ó Maithnín, Mangan, Manning, Mannion,
Mongan
Galway County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites Bedrock

Height: 273m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L73100 59600
Place visited by 17 members. Recently by: Fergalh, GSheehy, eamonoc, Lauranna, markmjcampion, patmoran, liz50, Jamessheerin, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, tphase, deirdrenig, mdoc1969, conormcbandon, simoburn
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Longitude: -9.916313, Latitude: 53.571106 , Easting: 73100, Northing: 259600 Prominence: 109m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 473077 759620,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crywng, 10 char: Crywngn
Bedrock type: Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites, (Metagabbro and Related Lithologies)

http://www.logainm.ie/ga/18325   Currywongaun is the 1221th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1182/
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Rough and Rocky Hill .. by markwallace   (Show all for Currywongaun)
 
Hill at forefront of technology
by chalky  29 Oct 2014
Had a conversation with the farmer on the way down who told me that the concrete platforms referred to are the remains of a Marconi installation that produced the first telegraph signals to America in 1908. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1182/comment/17737/
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