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Wicklow Area   S: Croaghanmoira Subarea
Place count in area: 116, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 431mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 397m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 783.2mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghanmoira Mountain Cruachán Mhaigh Rath A name in Irish, also The Mottie an extra name in English (prob. Ir. Cruachán Mhaigh Rath [PDT], 'little stack of Moira') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Quartzite Bedrock

Height: 664m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T09922 86504
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Longitude: -6.366549, Latitude: 52.918437 , Easting: 309922, Northing: 186504 Prominence: 209m,  Isolation: 1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 709848 686538,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghnm, 10 char: Crghnmr
Bedrock type: Quartzite, (Maulin Formation)

Also called the Mottie. The second element in Croaghanmoira is most likely from the title of the Earl of Moira who had lands in the vicinity of Greenan. Papers of the Kemmis family record that Thomas Kemmis purchased lands in the area around Greenan in 1805 from the Right Honourable Francis Rawdon Hastings, Earl of Moira. Croaghanmoira stands above Greenan and would clearly have been part of this estate. It would thus be the Cruachán on the Earl of Moira's land, prior to the sale of the land in 1805, in contrast to Croghan Kinsella, which lies about 10 miles to the S.   Croaghanmoira is the 173rd highest place in Ireland.

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The views from the top of Croaghanmoira are quite .. by csd   (Show all for Croaghanmoira (Cruachán Mhaigh Rath))
 
beautifully captured .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Croaghanmoira (Cruachán Mhaigh Rath))
 
Seen from the northeast-facing flank of Ballycurr .. by padodes   (Show all for Croaghanmoira (Cruachán Mhaigh Rath))
 
Great Mountain, Simple Climb
by Pepe  22 Sep 2020
As e2rd mentions in an earlier comment: there are many ways to climb this mountain. Driving from Glenmalure, I parked at a parking place on the RHS of the road about half a click north of Point A. From here cross the road to where a narrow path stretches up through the trees to the forestry track. Once out on the track turn left and from here it's a simple matter to follow your nose along the track to the hairpin bend. Leave the forestry track here and make your way a few metres out through an obvious opening and look up to your right - the main trail up to Croaghanmoira beckons. I was up to the main summit (and also included the North Top) and back at my car less than an hour and forty minutes after setting out. It's a proper-looking mountain too, none of your balding dome shaped summits like Mullacor or Camenabologue (ugh!). And the views are spectacular. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/168/comment/20899/
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Amazing views! .. by MarkHetherington   (Show all for Croaghanmoira (Cruachán Mhaigh Rath))
 
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