Croaghaun 688m mountain, Achill/Corraun Achill Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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

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Height: 688m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30 Grid Reference: F55961 06091
Place visited by 246 members. Recently by: murphysw, ckilm, FrankMc1964, pearnett, simon3, PaulaMc, Wildcat, rogers, JimMc, glencree, Felix, carbar, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, tommyclarke
Island visited by 384 members.
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Longitude: -10.196528, Latitude: 53.984067 , Easting: 55961, Northing: 306091 Prominence: 688m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 455942 806101,   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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I climbed Mount Brandon in June on the occasion o .. by denise-vosges   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
Start at Keem Bay car park. There is a slightly w .. by iscla   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
A view of the coastline, taking just north of the .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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skyehigh on Croaghaun, 2005
by skyehigh  6 Apr 2005
On a perfect day in July 2004, I lazily parked at the reservoir and made a beeline for Lough Bunnafreva West. Not a classic walking route, but the views gave more than ample reward. The precarious situation of this little lough almost defies belief. (Take great care if approaching from the summit of Tonacroaghaun in poor visibility - the ground gives way suddenly.) Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/comment/1564/
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Unaware this was a separate entity. To me it is a .. by milo   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
So worthwhile .. by sj-byrne   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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