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Devilsmother Far North Top Mountain For origin of name, see Devilsmother. Mayo County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 601m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L91998 64336
Place visited by 137 members. Recently by: Aciddrinker, eoghancarton, Geo, Wilderness, Grumbler, Fergalh, Roswayman, maszop, Ulsterpooka, JeanM, eamonoc, Atlanticstar, jamesmforrest, juliewoods, strangeweaver
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Longitude: -9.632826, Latitude: 53.617868 , Easting: 91998, Northing: 264336 Prominence: 26m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 491971 764355,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DvlsFr, 10 char: DvlsmtFrNr
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

This hill is named Mogarlyandoon on William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). This is clearly from Ir. Magairlí an Deamhain, 'the demon’s testicles', (see Devilsmother). The name appears to refer to hillocks on this ridge. There is another instance of this colourful name in Glencalry (between Slieve Fyagh and Maumakeogh) on Bald's map, where it appears as Moggerlyandoon. There is also Magairle, a western spur of An Chailleach in the Twelve Bens, marked on Tim Robinson's map of Connemara.   Devilsmother Far North Top is the 284th highest place in Ireland.

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From sea to summit. .. by group   (Show all for Devilsmother Far North Top)
 
Have you seen the Devils bits? .. by wicklore   (Show all for Devilsmother Far North Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Devilsmother Far North Top in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
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Descent route from Devil's Mother North Top
by mcrtchly  22 Jan 2013
This photograph shows the descent route that we took from the Devil's Mother North Top as viewed looking north across the Glennacally valley. Navigation is trickly and very steep with dangerous cliffs nearby. For description see route 2060 Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/271/comment/14907/
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Why you need to research your way up this one. .. by simon3   (Show all for Devilsmother Far North Top)
 
Did this on a beautiful September day this year ( .. by Dan   (Show all for Devilsmother Far North Top)
 
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