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Donegal NW Area   Gweedore Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

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Moylemore Hill Owey Island Island An Mhaoil Mhór A name in Irish
Ir. An Mhaoil Mhór [logainm.ie], 'the big flat-topped hill' Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Coarse grained monzogranite to tonalite Bedrock

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Height: 102m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B71000 23200
Place visited by 12 members. Recently by: jimjaninja, cduddy, osullivanm, simon3, magicstep, Garmin, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, wicklore, Harry Goodman, chalky, markmjcampion
Island visited by 13 members.
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)   I have visited Owey Island: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.454561, Latitude: 55.055299 , Easting: 171000, Northing: 423200 Prominence: 102m,  Isolation: 9.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 570956 923183,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mylmr, 10 char: Moylemore
Bedrock type: Coarse grained monzogranite to tonalite, (Thorr Granite)

An Mhaoil Mhór is the 1502th highest place in Ireland. An Mhaoil Mhór is the second most westerly summit in the Donegal NW area.

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Go and enjoy this excellent Binnion. .. by group   (Show all for An Mhaoil Mhór)
 
Don't drink the water! .. by wicklore   (Show all for An Mhaoil Mhór)
 
Lots of renovated houses. .. by magicstep   (Show all for An Mhaoil Mhór)
 
Not so easy to summit. .. by chalky   (Show all for An Mhaoil Mhór)
 
Possibly the highest point on the hill !. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for An Mhaoil Mhór)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Mhaoil Mhór in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: The approach to Moylemore from Owey Is. village.
 
Well worth visting.
by Harry Goodman  4 Aug 2015
Moylemore is a very worthy Binnion. After a short crossing by boat from Cruit Island (1 August 2015) I followed a well made track up from the landing stage to the village, a small group of new and restored houses all of which are only occupied in summer. Once clear of them I continued along a now grassy track NNW for about 500 metres before leaving it and turning up left B7128123353 B to pass through a couple of small stonewalled fields to gain the rocky summit area. The recognised high point of the hill is marked by a trig pillar at B7097823194 D but some 100 metres further west is the large precariously perched erratic some 2 metres high at B7088223182 C and mentioned in chalky's comment as a contender to be the highest point on the Island, a view that I would share. However given the close proximity of both points it is very easy to visit them. Rather than go back down by my way of ascent I continued down the undulating rocky ridge to the N end of the island past a small lough and up onto a fine rocky ledge with sheer drops down to the sea. I then walked back along the central grassy track to my start point. Views from this modest hill are extensive. The fine cone of Errigal is prominent to the E with the Bluestacks to the S and Arranmore to the SW. For anyone wishing to visit Owey Island Dan Betty Gallagher operates a summer sea taxi service from the Pier at the N end of Cruit Island. He can be contacted at 0866013893 A. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1379/comment/18225/
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