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AltnagaigheraMountainBinn Fhraoigh A name in Irish, also Altnagaighera an extra name in EnglishGalwayCounty in Connacht Province, in Arderin Beg, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Cobble conglomerate Bedrock
Height:549mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L75561 60736 Place visited by 61 members. Recently by: annem, mountainmike, Grumbler, fingalscave, dodser, abcd, peter1, JoHeaney, markmjcampion, obrien116, chrismcgivney, padstowe, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, Tran I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Tim Robinson suggests that Altnagaighera is from Ir. Ailt na gCaorach, ‘ravine of the sheep’, which is possible if the -gh- in the anglicised form is silent. This is one of a number of peaks in this part of Connemara which have totally different Irish and English names, although both come from Irish, cf. Garraun / Maolchnoc. Previously Garraun SW Top in MV.
Altnagaighera is the 424th highest place in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1444/