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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 130, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDowns Hill 372mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725.5mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

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Lugnaquilla Mountain Log na Coille A name in Irish
(Ir. Log na Coille [IPN], 'hollow of the wood') County Highpoint of Wicklow in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Aphyric granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 925m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T03217 91756
Place visited by 1612 members. Recently by: Maire-Ni, conormcg, soodonum, womble, eeimly, karoloconnor, LauraG, Paddym99, nevgeoran, colmo23, garybuz, Hjonna, the-wren, deggy66, spailpin
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Longitude: -6.464618, Latitude: 52.96714 , Easting: 303217, Northing: 191756 Prominence: 905m,  Isolation: 1.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 703137 691811,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lgnql, 10 char: Lugnaquila
Bedrock type: Aphyric granodiorite, (Percys Table Granodiorite)

Presumably the name is transferred from some nearby hollow to the mountain itself. Price has a useful note to this effect, but is unable to determine the hollow in question. There are three valleys in the vicinity: Fraughan Rock Glen to the north-east, the South Prison to the south-east and the North Prison to the north-west. The first two are both forested nowadays. The summit is marked as Percy's Table, named after a local landowner of the 18th century. Cf. Dawson's Table on Galtymore. P.W. Joyce gave the original form as Log na Coilleach, 'hollow of the (grouse) cocks'. However this seems doubtful. It does not show the urú which would be expected. Nor is the name connected with the deity Lug.   Lugnaquilla is the highest mountain in the Dublin/Wicklow area and the 12th highest in Ireland. Lugnaquilla is the highest point in county Wicklow.

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murphysw on Lugnaquilla, 2005
by murphysw  31 Jan 2005
Around the middle of September last a group of 5 of us decided to bag Leinsters highest peak. We parked in Glenmalur at about T088920 A. The zig-zag path is very obvious from the road but to reach it you have to pass through land which belongs to a roadside bungalow and what appears to be an older cottage behind it. The owner of the bungalow said it was ok to cut across her land. The climb up the zig zag path is steep enough and unfortunatly it peters out at its end, so some scrambling is required to reach the Carrawaystick Brook Valley. When you reach this the valley opens out in front of you with two ridges either side of you. We headed over to the ridge on our right which is part of Clohernagh. Unfortunatly there is a barbed wire fence to be crossed here. Also, a word of warning. The ground is very lumpy and boggy. Some of the lads were only wearing runners and suffered for it. Boots are a must on this mountain. Its not like Djouce where you can get away with wearing runners. We headed up towards the summit of Clohernagh and found the going to be surprisingly steep in places although the ground did become drier the higher we got. About the time we became level with Kelly's lough across the valleys, a vicious rain storm whipped down over the top of Clohernagh, which we were delighted with, but it only lasted a few minutes. We skirted around the top of Clohernagh, although one of our party did make a quick detour to the cairn-topped summit. Wish I had to, it being one of only four 800m summits in Wicklow of course. After Clohernagh, the going gets easier, although it does get very exposed. Theres also a rough path on this ridge to the summit, presumably created from frequent use. The cloud level was about 900m, but it did obligingly lift for about 5 minutes while we were at the summit, although the view was still a bit hazy, but nonetheless great. The summit has a large cairn (handy for shelter), a tatty Irish Army notice, and a dial pointing the way to other summits. The clouds returned as we left the summit (Be Careful: The South Prison is not that far away!) We got down to the valley floor fairly quickly. We were looking for the path marked on the O.S. Map (No.56) at about T070915 B but there was no sign of it at all and we reached the banks of Carrawaystick Brook looking for it. This time when we encountered the barbed wire fence we found a gate, if anyone is looking for it, its not far from the Brook (if my memory serves me right). We now encountered our main problem, trying to reach the zig-zag path. I wonder if there is a way down from the valley to it. As it was we had to scramble down onto it on our backsides to reach it, and got a grand collection of scratches to remember the hike by! We left the car at about 11 a.m. and got to the summit at about half two and were back to the car at about 5. A great hike, but need to get a better pair of boots! Linkback:
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des carroll on Lugnaquilla, 2002
by des carroll  22 Oct 2002
Climbed from Glen of Imall and came back by Slievemaan and Ballineddan on 13/10/2002. A wonderful day! When I got back to a washed-out Dublin, nobody would believe that we had a fine dry day! This approach is very safe for a group. Linkback:
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Picture: Lug 24 December 2005
dmg on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by dmg  14 Mar 2009
A View of the trig pillar on Lug on the 24th December 2005. The whole summit was covered in snow and ice! I even had ice forming on my eyebrows! It was mild in Glenmalure even warm for December. Linkback:
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Picture: climbing lug from glenmalure
scannerman on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by scannerman  15 Sep 2009
climbed it yesterday in brilliant sunshine and light winds , were only a few people on the mountain as it was late afternoon.great views of the blackstairs and waterford beyond....
the early evening light up there was pretty something, a special quality Linkback:
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Jim Sheehan on Lugnaquilla, 2002
by Jim Sheehan  24 Sep 2002
I have often climbed the Lug and in many different conditions. I have been surprised to find it so hard to find such a large cairn in mist. shows that ypou can't take the mountains for granted. Linkback:
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akto on Lugnaquilla, 2005
by akto  25 Jan 2005
The signpost on Lug viewed from the summit last Saturday, couldn't see much up there, spent some time finding the cairn... Linkback:
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