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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: F55961 06091
Place visited by 242 members. Recently by: PaulaMc, Wildcat, rogers, JimMc, glencree, Felix, carbar, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, tommyclarke, sj-byrne, AndrewH, peter1, DavidWalsh, TommyV
Island visited by 377 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)
 
On a perfect day in July 2004, I lazily parked at .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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 Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/127/comment/77/
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So worthwhile .. by sj-byrne   (Show all for Croaghaun)
 
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