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Wicklow Area   NE: Fancy Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 474mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 657mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 714mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 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 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mSeskin 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 794mLugnaquilla 925mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

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Luggala Mountain Log an Lá A name in Irish
also Fancy an extra name in English
(Ir. Log an Lá [logainm.ie], 'hollow of the [obscure element]') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin List, Granite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 595m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O15013 07403
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Longitude: -6.283449, Latitude: 53.105111 , Easting: 315013, Northing: 207403 Prominence: 110m,  Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 714938 707437,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lugala, 10 char: Luggala
Bedrock type: Granite with microcline phenocrysts, (Type 2p microcline porphyritic)

Also known as Fancy, from Ir. Fuinnse [PNCW], 'ash-tree', and Cloghoge. Price's interpretation of this name as Log an Lágh, 'hollow of the hill', is doubtful. There is no evidence in dictionaries for the existence of a word lágh with this meaning. The second element does not appear to be lá, 'day', either.   Luggala is the 300th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Luggala (<i>Log an Lá</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: The delight of many a tourist
 
Dramatic cliffs, dramatic views
Short Summary created by simon3, wicklore  5 Apr 2013
Luggala is one of the more well known mountains in Wicklow. This is because it has dramatic cliffs plunging to Lough Tay, visible from the R759 which connects east and west Wicklow via the sally Gap. Luggala, its cliffs and Lough Tay probably feature in more tourist photos than most other views in Ireland.

There are a number of parking spots along the R759 such as at O17041 07245 A and O16707 07959 B. Head NW along the road and strike out across the bog in the region of O14077 10225 C for a gradual climb across bog.

Another approach, from the west, would be to park at O13669 08779 D and head 1.5kms SE across bog to the summit. Cars at this parking spot may be more vulnerable to break in – the other parking spots above Lough Tay usually have more tourists around and may be less vulnerable.

To complete the walk it’s possible to descend to the Cloghoge River valley (e.g O15944 06001 E). A road leads out of the valley to the ‘Pier Gates’ which are near the various parking spots above Lough Tay. There is public access to this valley, although locals will severely challenge any owners of loose dogs.

The summit area of Luggala has been quite eroded due to its popularity. It has great views of surrounding hills and mountains such as Djouce, Ballinafunshoge Hill, Knocknacloghoge and Loughs Tay & Dan. Lough Tay resembles a pint of Guinness with its white beach and dark brooding waters. It would be easy to drop off the sharp cliffs just metres from the summit. Take care. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/286/comment/5046/
 
A long, sublime approach route .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Luggala (Log an Lá))
 
Luggala (aka Luggelaw or hollow of the hill in PW .. by simon3   (Show all for Luggala (Log an Lá))
 
Cliffs plunge to a brooding lake .. by wicklore   (Show all for Luggala (Log an Lá))
 
Definitely a lot of walker erosion on Luggala, es .. by murphysw   (Show all for Luggala (Log an Lá))
 
Worried about GLOBAL WARMING? Scary isn’t it? Vio .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Luggala (Log an Lá))
 
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