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Achill/Corraun Area   Achill Subarea
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Croaghaun Mountain Achill Island Island Cruachán A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruachán [logainm.ie], 'little stack') Mayo County, 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 272 members. Recently by: deggy66, William-J, justynagru, paulbrown, ilenia, John.geary, Grumbler, GSheehy, Richtea, Mike-Mor, rollingwave, Roswayman, finkey86, gernee, Pinger
Island visited by 428 members.
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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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Attempted Croaghaun from Keem Bay - Moyteoge Head .. by djouce   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
I climbed Mount Brandon in June on the occasion o .. by denise-vosges   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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iscla on Croaghaun, 2004
by iscla  12 Nov 2004
Start at Keem Bay car park. There is a slightly worn path up to the cliffs. From there follow the cliffs north to Achill head . Retrace your path and cross a slight bog to Croaghaun. Weather changes very rapidly here. Be careful if you follow the north slope of Croaghaun (and Tonacroaghaun).--Picture shows mama baba and child on the western cliffs just south of Achill head Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/comment/1318/
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A view of the coastline, taking just north of the .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
On a perfect day in July 2004, I lazily parked at .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
Unaware this was a separate entity. To me it is a .. by milo   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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