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Donegal NW Area
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
An Cnoc Mór 349mAn Mhaoil Mhór (Owey Island) 102mBallystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCnoc Colbha 363mCnoc na Naomh 155.9mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMoyle Hill 148mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mTroscshliabh 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh:   Drumnalifferny Far NE Top 535m
Derryveagh Mountains:   An Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Fada 529mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir thuaidh) 502mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) 454mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Dubhais 651.5mAn Dubhais (mullach thiar theas) 528mAn Dubhais (mullach thoir theas) 553.9mAn Eachla Bheag 563.9mAn Eachla Bheag (mullach theas) 602.3mAn Eachla Mhór 581.2mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Earagail 751mAn Grogán Mór 457mAn Mhucais 667.1mArd Loch na mBreac Beadaí 472.5mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na bhFaircheach 517mCnoc na bhFaircheach (mullach thoir theas) 470mCnoc na Searrach 495mCnoc Uí Mhaolruanaidh 430mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mMac Uchta 555mMám an Leaca 480mNa Beanna Gorma 578mNa Leargacha 470.6mSagart na Dubhaise 506.4mSaggartnadooish East Top 478.9mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí 596mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí (mullach thoir thuaidh) 585mSliabh Sneachta 678m
Fanad:   Cashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mCnoc na dTeannála 152mDroim an Bhothaigh 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCionn Bheatha 384mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mLeahanmore 442mMaol na nDamh 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Trusklieve Hill Troscshliabh A name in Irish
Ir. Troiscshliabh [logainm.ie], poss. 'barren/rocky mountain’ [PDT] Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Biotite granite, medium-coarse Bedrock

Height: 175m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: B78900 01800
Place visited by 6 members. Recently by: Fergalh, hgboyle, Harry Goodman, Aidy, chalky, Garmin
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Longitude: -8.329374, Latitude: 54.863476 , Easting: 178900, Northing: 401800 Prominence: 138m,  Isolation: 5km
ITM: 578854 901788,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Trsklv, 10 char: Trusklieve
Bedrock type: Biotite granite, medium-coarse, (Trawenagh Bay Biotite Granite)

There is a small but widespread group of place-names containing the element trosc in the counties along the western and northern coasts of Ireland. Truskmore in Co. Sligo is probably the best-known example. P.W. Joyce explained these with the word trosc meaning ‘cod’ (fish), either from a fancied resemblance of the hill’s profile to the shape of a cod, or from the prevalence of cod in the nearby seas. However, neither of these explanations stand up to scrutiny. The fifteen different hills and townlands involved present a variety of quite different shapes, such as cones or flattened piles, which seems to rule out a resemblance to a fish. Some examples are 15km or more inland, making an illusion to rich fishing grounds unlikely. It seems more likely that trosc is simply an ancient Irish word for a hill which is steep and/or rocky, a word which now only survives in this group of place-names. It is also possible that the word denotes unproductive land which is poor, even for sheep grazing. It may well consist of tor, ‘rock’, metathesised to tro- and combined with the suffix -sc.Troiscshliabh / Trusklieve is quite rocky in parts and the land is rough pasture. This specific name is also unusual for its structure. It is a compound of noun + noun, a structure which is rare and ancient. Dónall Mac Giolla Easpaig has argued that it fell out of use by 400 AD (Études Celtiques 18, 1981). If so, this name is over 1,500 years old. It can be compared with another Trusklieve / Troiscshliabh in par. Kilballyowen, Co. Clare.   Troscshliabh is the 1429th highest place in Ireland. Troscshliabh is the most southerly summit in the Donegal NW area.

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Picture: From the summit
 
Hill With Character
by Aidy  17 Mar 2015
Climbed after turning off the N56, shortly after crossing the Gweebarra River bridge, heading north. Parked on a minor road, which doesn't seem to be named, on the east side of the hill between Toome Lough and the smaller Lough Achush. From there, it was a short walk up the gentle slope to the summit, marked by a trig pillar. Great views on the way up over the two loughs, and at the top, more views opened up to the west and the north. The hill itself, though small, has a rocky character, and I found it a pleasure to walk. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1322/comment/17885/
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Picture: Gweebarra Bay from Croaghleconnell
Thanks for the trig pillar
by cnocadoir  3 Apr 2015
Thanks for posting that walk. Been back that network of boreens, found a court tomb and early inscribed cross, but didn't know about that trig pillar. Sounds like a much better walk than the one to Croaghleconnell trig piller (next one NE in Derryleconnell Near). For that one you need wellies the whole way to near the summit. Had hard showers the whole way. Nice view also, but looking forward to Toome! Go raibh matih agat. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1322/comment/17904/
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