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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 244 members. Recently by: FrankMc1964, pearnett, simon3, PaulaMc, Wildcat, rogers, JimMc, glencree, Felix, carbar, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, tommyclarke, sj-byrne, AndrewH
Island visited by 380 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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Croaghaun from Keem Strand via Benmore Cliffs .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Croaghaun)
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darrenf on Croaghaun, 2010
by darrenf  15 Mar 2010
A taste of the breathtaking views on offer along the ridge from Croughaun to spot height 574..... Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/comment/4503/
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