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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 130, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDowns Hill 372mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725.5mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Mullacor Mountain Mullach Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. Mullach Mór [PNCW*], 'big summit') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 657m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T09274 93925
Place visited by 712 members. Recently by: LorraineG60, MichaelG55, oreills8, abptraining, Mags-Collins, tomodub, Pepe, procyon, ColmGeraghty, morgan_os, GerryCarroll, declantb, kieranbyrne85677, conormcg, karoloconnor
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Longitude: -6.373736, Latitude: 52.985315 , Easting: 309274, Northing: 193925 Prominence: 102m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 709196 693968,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlcr, 10 char: Mullacor
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

The séimhiú of mhór is odd, since mullach is usually masculine and so one would expect 'Mullach Mór'. Price recorded the pronunciation 'Mullawore'. Theoretically, it could be Mullach Corr. However, in addition to the difficulty of explaining the cited pronunciation, corr as an adjective in place-names usually means 'pointed' rather than 'round', which would certainly not be appropriate for the dome of Mullacor.   Mullacor is the 180th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Mullacor in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Mullacor from the NW.
Boggy rounded and much visited.
Short Summary created by simon3  28 Feb 2020
Broad topped and boggy, Mullacor sits on a ridge south of Glendalough and parallel to the long Glenmalure valley. Inevitably it has a lot of walking traffic. Its NW flank is crossed by The Wicklow Way and two obvious ways of reaching the summit use this. One uses the Wicklow Way from the south starting at the Glenmalure Lodge (good parking, food and drink) at T1067 9087 A. Another starts from the upper car park at Glenmalure around T1115 9635 B. There are many other ways to reach Mullacor such as more directly up from Glenmalure or from Derrybawn or from the Lugduffs.
The top has good views in a number of directions. Linkback:
brenno on Mullacor, 2008
by brenno  18 Mar 2008
Not a comment on Mullacor per se this, but sadly a comment on the detritus that some wallkers are leaving behind them on the saddle between Mullacor and Lugduff - in the clearing just where the Wicklow Way goes into the forest on the way back to Glendalough. It might be because the circuit of the Spink and back to Glendalough via the WW is becoming more and more polular but this clearing is a mess - discarded tea bags (why can't people make their tea before they come out on the hills), banana skins, some plastic bottles and more
People - these bits of rubbish might eventually decompose (I'm not sure if tea bags even do) but what about "leave no trace". It's no big deal to take your rubbish back to the car with you - there's loads of bins in the car park in Glendalough. Linkback:
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djouce on Mullacor, 2003
by djouce  29 Nov 2003
Good views from the top over Glendalough valley. Can be climbed with Lugduff from Glendalough car park. Walk along the northern shores of the lake, cross the river, head up the
slope to the top of Lugduff, on to Lugduff SE Top and over the boards to Mullacor. Then descend via Derrybawn to Glendalough. Time needed about 4 hours. Linkback:
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Spiderman on Mullacor, 2008
by Spiderman  26 Feb 2008
Well this was only my second outing (ever) and after walking the Spinc last week we decided to up the ante on Sunday last. From the car park at Glendalough we walked to the foot of Derrybawn and ascended from the turn at the bridge directly up to the next path. As a first 'climb' and out of breath we waited where unfortunately one of ours was unable to continue and thus lost six of our number back to the Spinc. Ten souls (including Simba the Sheltie) continued upward to the summit through the heather. With six novices (+ Simba) we found the going tough enough but the view from the summit was beautiful. After a short stop for lunch – which seems to be that much more satisfying after a climb – we traversed the windy ridge toward Mullacore.

Mucky booted and with a sable Sheltie which now looked more like a long haired fox, complete with black undercarriage(!) we slowly made our way up a boggy Mullacore and reached the summit now three hours after beginning the trek. Satisfying! The descent was slow enough but there was a bit of traffic coming our way all complete with smiley faces. We reached the boardwalk which denotes the Wicklow Way. After a short stop for refreshments in the forest we made our way back to Glendalough where we met up with the rest of our number.

As a novice I’m not sure if this is what is necessarily required by way of prose from our walk. Constructive comments would be appreciated. Thanks. Linkback:
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Picture: Mullacor and Cullentragh (left and centre)
csd on Mullacor, 2005
by csd  25 Mar 2005
Another route taking in Mullacor starts from the Shay Elliot memorial on the Military road. Follow the forest track up towards Cullentragh. After taking in the summit of Mullacor, head towards the Wicklow Way boardwalk and turn left towards Glenmalur. Some nice views of Glenmalur and Fraughan Rock Glen available on the way down. Follow the forest tracks back to the car parking area at the Shay Elliot memorial (the Harvey map shows them with reasonable accuracy). The picture shows the approach to Mullacor and Cullentragh (left and centre) from the south east. Linkback:
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Picture: Mullacor summit cairn.
csd on Mullacor, 2005
by csd  25 Mar 2005
The approaches to Mullacor are becoming badly eroded. Picture shows the small summit cairn surrounded by typical boggyness! Not much to see in the mist, but as Mullacor has one foot in Glendalough and the other in Glenmalur, it offers great views of both when it's clear. Mountain Views's GPS co-ordinates are within 30 metres of the actual summit. Linkback:
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