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Achill & Corraun Area   NW: Croaghaun Subarea
Place count in area: 16, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 30, CBW 
Highest place:
Croaghaun, 688m
Maximum height for area: 688 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghaun Mountain Achill Island Island Cruachán A name in Irish (Ir. Cruachán [logainm.ie], 'little stack') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred, Irish Islands Lists, X-bedded psammites and schists Bedrock

Reachable "On Foot " Y
Height: 688m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30 Grid Reference: F55960 06092
Place visited by 298 members. Recently by: geohappy, nevgeoran, Daingean, CaminoPat, annem, greidy1, tseepra, paddyman, MAP1878, Pinger, Michaelmangan, upper, No1Grumbler, ShayGlynn, rojon
Island visited by 471 members.
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)   I have visited Achill Island: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -10.196544, Latitude: 53.984094 , Easting: 55960, Northing: 306092 Prominence: 688m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 455941 806104,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghn, 10 char: Croaghaun
Bedrock type: X-bedded psammites and schists, (Croaghaun Formation)

It was the tradition for local children to pick berries on the mountain on the last Sunday of July, known locally as Garlic Sunday (apparently a corruption of 'garland') (MacNeill, 191). Walks: for a cliff-top walk near Achill Head, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk A. Previously Tonacroaghaun in MV.   Croaghaun is the highest mountain in the Achill & Corraun area and the 131st highest in Ireland.

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milo on Croaghaun, 2002
by milo  24 Aug 2002
Unaware this was a separate entity. To me it is all part of a great sea-cliff walk,of which Achill head is the climax, though much lower than the tops Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/comment/77/
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