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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 163 members. Recently by: ciarraioch, Sweeney, eoghancarton, markmjcampion, dregish, eamonoc, osullivanm, ilenia, Grumbler, arderincorbett, Lauranna, Fergalh, finkey86, Hadleigh, jamesmforrest
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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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often overlooked for no good reason .. by group   (Show all for An Dubhais)
 
Used carpark at Errigal, crossing road and follow .. by gerrym   (Show all for An Dubhais)
 
Straight across the bog from the valley road - pa .. by zeaphod   (Show all for An Dubhais)
 
The picture below is of a golden eagle, taken on .. by paulr50   (Show all for An Dubhais)
 
Started from the layby on the R251. Although only .. by paulocon   (Show all for An Dubhais)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Dubhais in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Summit cairn
 
Donegal Panorama
by Colin Murphy  4 May 2011
The third and final stop in a three top walk (see entry for Sagartnadooish for route) and probably the best in terms of view, aesthetic etc. Although rather hazy the day we did it, we still enjoyed a panorama of Errigal and the Aghlas to the north and clear across Glenveagh to the south. Pic show summit cairn with Errigal visible through the haze. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/187/comment/6339/
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