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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 North-West 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 661mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 790mMuskeagh 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 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 1597 members. Recently by: cactustravelfan, conororourke, jdealtrey, justynagru, corkrats, alanshep, Aciddrinker, Andy1287, Patrickdoyle, darragh3277, colinwh, ColmGeraghty, rollingwave, abcd, Grumbler
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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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Miguel on Lugnaquilla, 2007
by Miguel  8 Aug 2007
Waterfall leading up from Glenmalure to Plateau below Lugnaquillia. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/2791/
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brenno on Lugnaquilla, 2008
by brenno  12 May 2008
Up Lug on May 4th and have to say the condition down to the saddle towartds Slievemaan and all the way on to Ballinedan is really quite shocking, Not just scrambler bikes doing the damage, we say seven quad bikes strutting their stuff in the saddle between Lug and Ballinedan and another idiot whizzing around the top of Lug, It's pretty clear from the width of the tracks going all the way from Lug to gballinedan that it's quad bikes causing the damage and sadly it's probably going to get a lot worse with no way of preventing these machines getting onto the hills unless somebody can find some way to block access for quad bikes from the Aghavannagh/Ow Valley side whoich seems to be their main access point. The Camarahill and Table Track access to Lug thankfully seems still to be quad bike-free. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/3100/
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wicklore on Lugnaquilla, 2008
by wicklore  15 Jul 2008
Here is a photo of the Army Information sign at the summit of Lug I took back in March '06. If I remember correctly it was too cold to stop and appreciate this natural beauty for long. I hope others consider it as unusual as I did. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/3222/
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reidyden on Lugnaquilla, 2008
by reidyden  30 Dec 2008
While exiting end of track from wood at T036905 A onto S Prison route I found gents watch. If anyone knows of owner(description of watch required) contact Denis at 045445345 B. This route along Ow river up steep prison is recommended. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/3494/
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paulocon on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by paulocon  11 Oct 2009
Climbed yesterday taking the route from the Glen of Immal using the route up Ballineddan and Slievemaan as posted by djouce over in the Walks Section. Glorious conditions as the early cloud-cover cleared during our stay at the summit. Being quite new to the Wicklow mountains, I was amazed to see the extensive damage from quads running along most of the route and in particular the section between Slievemaan and Lug's south-west face. Despite the height gain, I found this a relatively easy walk and certainly nowhere near as challenging as I thought the highest-point of Leinster would be. However, the inherent dangers of the mountain were very obvious and it's easy to see how someone could run into trouble around the prisons in foggy conditions. Returned via Camarra Hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/4182/
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Geo on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by Geo  1 Nov 2009
Yesterday, Hallowe'en, a lovely day two of us took an approach to Lug' that I had yet not taken. We parked at Aughavannagh Bridge T056861 C and used the route described in Walking World Ireland No 92. We walked up through the seemingly endless forest for about an hour to the stile at approximately T036904 D. Then turning north we handrailed the stream on the left and used the remnants of the fence on the right to move upwards to the South Prison. The cloud was low and we had low visibility but navigation was made very simple by following the fence for as long as we could until it brought us up a grassy ramp to start ascending Lug' proper at about the 650 metres contour. The fenceposts disappeared, but it was merely a matter of continuing straight up, and as the ground steepens you may need to use your hands to assist. Looking back over my shoulder a couple of times I was surprised just how steep the ground behind me was, and I would never have used this in a downward direction to get off the mountain. After about 15-20 minutes suddenely one crosses the precipice to land on top of the flat table of Lug' at T0379491904 E. At this point it was just a matter of turning left and following the cliff edge on the left for a couple of hundred metres then the rest of the way uphill to the summit. Two and a half hours from car to top. If you want a way up Lug' with the twist of some easy scrambling and you don't suffer from vertigo! This is your route. Bon Chance. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/4238/
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