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Wicklow Area   Cen: Glendalough South Subarea
Place count in area: 115, 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 638mMullacor 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 238.9mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372.9mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342.1mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 527.4mKnocknacloghoge 532.4mLuggala 593.3mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 559.8mSleamaine 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 682.4mDuff Hill 720.8mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 846.7mMullaghcleevaun East Top 796mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 529.3mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 662.3mCroaghanmoira North Top 579.5mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mSlievefoore 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 800mCorrigasleggaun 794.6mLugnaquilla 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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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: 660.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T09264 93911
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Longitude: -6.37384, Latitude: 52.98512 , Easting: 309264, Northing: 193911 Prominence: 102m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 709189 693946,   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 178th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Mullacor (<i>Mullach Mór</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
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
mneary34 on Mullacor, 2006
by mneary34  18 Jan 2006
This is a view of Mullacor taken from the upper slopes of Clohernagh at T060 927 starA. In the foreground are the top of the steep northern slopes of Glenmalure and then the more gentle rising slopes to the summit of Mullacor. I've mostly climbed Mullacor on a circuit of Glendalough passing from Derrybawn to Lugduff although the Wicklow Way passes through the centre of the photo at the col west ( to the left ) of the summit. Linkback:
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Picture: Steps off Mullacor to forest trail.
ChristinaWalking on Mullacor, 2009
by ChristinaWalking  10 Feb 2009
Back on the 20th Nov gone I took a walk through Ballinafunshoge Forest and out on to Mullacor. An easy walk i made difficult by veering out of the lefthand side of the forest and up through overgrown chest high grass and shrubs. Clearing the forest, I turned to my right and on up to the Mullacor peak. Although very windy, there were still lovely views of Glenmalure area and over Lugduff and to Table Mountain. The picture shows some ships sleepers that have been placed leading the way back to the forest and the track back to coillte car park.
With a longer day (I only had two hours or so) you could venture further a feild and still be within easy distance of this second carpark. Linkback:
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Picture: Faughan Rock Glen coming down Mullacor
Wicklow walk
by Kennyj  5 May 2015
Went up Mullacor yesterday from the Shay Elliot memorial car park, following the forest path(ignore the first left hand junction) to its end,cross the wire fence at the sign for mountain access onto a stoney path up onto Braigue mountain and from there up a boggy path to the summit of Mullacor.The day been good and some time on my hands I decided to go onto Lugduff again following a wide boggy path.Plenty of company up here today most doing the circuit of Glendalough,some good views back down to Glendalough over to Turlough hill and to Fraughan Rock glen and Glenmalure on your left.Round trip of 3 hours 40 mins. Linkback:
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For looking from rather than for being there!
by march-fixer  6 Mar 2022
This rather dull summit is not one that would have you clambering out of bed early in order to rush to the summit. That is not to say that it isn't a useful place to go. The journey there, from wherever you start, has definite benefits in terms of glorious views. Traveling from Glendalough should really be done via Derrybawn Mountain for the range of views that this route affords, while coming up from Glenmalure gives you the pleasure of looking back over the glen and into the glorious Fraughen Rock Glen. Linkback:
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Picture: Wet Day near Mullacor
davema on Mullacor, 2006
by davema  20 Aug 2006
Yesterday, we did a half-horseshoe of Glendalough, despite the inclement weather, it was a very enjoyable trip. Ascended out of Glendalough past the Waterfall. Followed the wicklow way markers for a bit, then slogged SW up the slope of Derrybawn (missing the perfectly good path approximately 50m to our left - doh!). From here we continued along the ridge towards Mullacor, pausing to note the small cairn. From Mullacor, we headed to Lugduff, and then descended directly down the valley to the Glenealo bridge, over the swollen waters of the river. Followed the Miners road back to the carpark. 4 hours in total, with a small lunch stop where we crossed the wicklow way track emerging from the forest between Mullacor and Lugduff. This route would offer tremendous views over both Glendalough and Glenmaloure in good weather. Relativly walking too, once you find the paths :-) Linkback:
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