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MuckishMountainAn Mhucais A name in Irish (Ir. An Mhucais [DUPN], 'the pig back/ridge')DonegalCounty in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock
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So named from a fancied resemblance according to Joyce. The mountain does indeed have the shape of a pig's back, with a curve before a steep downward drop on the S side. A quarry on the N side of the mountain was used to extract high-grade quartz sand for optical glass.
An Mhucais is the third highest mountain in the Donegal NW area and the 164th highest in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/163/