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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Dooish Mountain An Dubhais A name in Irish
(Ir. An Dubhais [DUPN], 'the black ridge') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 651.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6 Grid Reference: B98215 21035
Place visited by 164 members. Recently by: Carolyn105, ciarraioch, Sweeney, eoghancarton, markmjcampion, dregish, eamonoc, osullivanm, ilenia, Grumbler, arderincorbett, Lauranna, Fergalh, finkey86, Hadleigh
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Longitude: -8.028698, Latitude: 55.036706 , Easting: 198215, Northing: 421036 Prominence: 376.45m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 598165 921020,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Dooish, 10 char: Dooish
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

Dooish overlooks Lough Beagh and the Glenveagh National Park. Divis Mountain, overlooking Belfast, shows a different anglicisation of the same name. It is also possible that Dubhais is itself a re-interpretation of an earlier name, especially as other colours do not appear to combine with ais in hill -names. Something akin to Welsh diffwys meaning ‘steep slope’ or ‘desolate area’ would seem apt both for Divis in the Belfast Hills and to Dooish in Glenveagh.   An Dubhais is the 194th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Dubhais in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Glenveagh from Astelleen Waterfall
 
Approach from Glenveagh
by peter1  30 Jul 2018
Approach to Dooish from the South is very 'Doo-able'. There is a small building (possibly an old school?) at the Western end of the lake with an easy crossing of the river.There are a number of ways to get here, one of which is to cycle from the car park at the entrance to Glenveagh. This is around 7.4k. Another, shorter approach is from the West, down the track at the bend in the R254 road.
If using this route to Dooish, (see track 3872),I would recommend ascending/descending by the waterfall, NOT the route of ascent I used. This is very hard work and filled with potholes, boulders and long grass. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/187/comment/19994/
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