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Oileáin Árann Area
Place count in area: 1, OSI/LPS Maps: 51A 
Highest place:
An Droim Rua, 123m
Maximum height for area: 123 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 123 metres,

Places in area Oileáin Árann:
An Droim Rua (Inishmore) (1) 123m

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An Droim Rua (1) Hill Inishmore Island Rua - reddish; Droim - ridge Galway County in Connacht Province, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Cherty limestone, crinoidal intervals Bedrock

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Height: 123m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 51 Grid Reference: L86142 09709
Place visited by 39 members. Recently by: magnumpig, markmjcampion, Fergalh, Aongus, bryanmccabe, odrisceoil146, rollingwave, justynagru, Roswayman, finkey86, livelife2thefull, FrankMc1964, TommyV, tphase, melohara
Island visited by 63 members.
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Longitude: -9.701605, Latitude: 53.12603 , Easting: 86142, Northing: 209709 Prominence: 123m,  Isolation: 19.1km
ITM: 486117 709740,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AnDrmR, 10 char: AnDrmR
Bedrock type: Cherty limestone, crinoidal intervals, (Slievenaglasha Formation)

'Oileáin Árann' - a map and guide book by Tim Robinson   An Droim Rua is the highest hill in the Oileáin Árann area and the 1493th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Droim Rua in area Oileáin Árann, Ireland
Picture: The entrance to Dún Eochla
 
Some nice exploring to be had for an hour or so
Short Summary created by markmjcampion  8 Sep 2020
I visited the island at the start of September and was amazed by the wild flowers still rampaging through the meadows esp up near the summit point of the island. And the views were stunning both over to Connemara and to Black Head. It was also a great vantage point from which to view the massive network of local fields hemmed in by a profusion of elegant dry stone walls. I started off by walking up the lane to the Signal Tower at Dún Árann and easily spotted the trig point 100m to the south west, knowing where to look thanks to Daddy Aran's comment. The route to get there wasn't straighforward but it was a very pleasant ramble through small fields bedecked in a glorious coat of pinks, purples, blues, whites and yellows...particularly lovely were the scabious and knap 'weed'. From the summit you will see Dún Eochla approximately another 100m to the northwest and this is well worth a visit also. And, instead of retracing your steps from here, you can descend northwards for the road and if you're observant you should see what looks like a small dolmen as you near the road. The Wormhole and Dún Aonghasa are rightly the main attractions further west but this quiet area at the summit is very rewarding in its own way. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1371/comment/15615/
 
Three Islands of Adventure. .. by sandman   (Show all for An Droim Rua)
 
Daddy Aran .. by TommyV   (Show all for An Droim Rua)
 
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