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 260 members. Recently by: Pinger, grizzly, JeanM, arderincorbett, LordKelvin88, jamesmforrest, Juanita, tsheehy, hak493r, chrismcc, CaptainVertigo, Ulsterpooka, mountainmike, thomas_g, murphysw
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Longitude: -10.196559, Latitude: 53.984075 , Easting: 55961, Northing: 306091 Prominence: 688m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 455940 806102,   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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On Friday Jan 2nd a group of us went to Croaghan .. by cathalferris   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
From the north .. by lennyantonelli   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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darrenf on Croaghaun, 2010
by darrenf  15 Mar 2010
The infamous Bunnafreva Lough West...the most dramatic Lough in the land...????? Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/comment/4504/
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View from Achill Head .. by pn_runner   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
Started at Keem car park and walked along the cli .. by david bourke   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
This synthetic landscape shows the west end of Ac .. by simon3   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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