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Mourne Mountains Area   Cen: Loughshannagh Subarea
Place count in area: 58, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29 
Highest place:
Slieve Donard, 849m
Maximum height for area: 849 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 821 metres,

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Doan Mountain Dún Maol Chobha A name in Irish (Ir. Dún Maol Chobha [PNNI], 'Maol Chobha's fort') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 592.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30226 26215
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Longitude: -6.006784, Latitude: 54.168443 , Easting: 330226, Northing: 326216 Prominence: 118.55m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 730146 826221,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Doan, 10 char: Doan
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

There is no record of an actual fort here, so the name probably comes from the imagined resemblence of the craggy summit to a fortress. For origin of name, see PNNI for info on Maol Chobha.   Doan is the 310th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doan (<i>Dún Maol Chobha</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Morning light on Lough Shannagh
 
Lough Shannagh View
by Aidy  9 Dec 2020
Another view from a recent trip up Doan, down onto Lough Shannagh, with Carn Mountain and Slieve Muck capped with cloud Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/21725/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doan (<i>Dún Maol Chobha</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Doan viewed from the eastern slopes of Carn Mountain.
csd on Doan, 2005
by csd  19 Jun 2005
Doan is a fantastic-looking mountain, appearing like some sort of extinct volcano rising out of the bogs. Try to remember which way you gained the summit area, it can be a bit hairy on the way down again if you can't remember your tracks. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/1770/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doan (<i>Dún Maol Chobha</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Silent Valley
 
midge_hater on Doan, 2005
by midge_hater  24 Oct 2005
Doan is a lovely mountain to walk up to. From Meelbeg find a track and walk over some strangely flat slabs on stone and sand and on up to Doan on its own. Absolutely beautiful panoramic views at the top including looking over to the reservoir as can be seen from the picture. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/2016/
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Priestlp on Doan, 2006
by Priestlp  18 Sep 2006
Climbed this old favourite again yesterday (17.09.06) and the comments for it are entirely accurate. Wonderful panorama of the Mournes right from the very centre of the range. Great views over the Silent Valley and Lough Shannagh and further south over Carlingford Lough and the coast down towards Dublin. One of the party (who shall remain nameless - but he knows who I mean) claimed to be able to see the Sugarloaf and imagined walkers on it looking back at us! Still, I could see Lambey Island clearly enough. Good day out all round. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/2497/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doan (<i>Dún Maol Chobha</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Doan and Ben Crom River.
mneary34 on Doan, 2006
by mneary34  22 Sep 2006
Heading for Ben Crom Dam from Slieve Meelbeg on our Seven Seven route, Doan stands proudly, at 594 metres, and from our position on a 325 contour the mountain is impressive as shown in the photo attached, being approx. 270 metres above us. The Ben Crom river can be seen in the foreground. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/2511/
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cockycorkey on Doan, 2004
by cockycorkey  22 Apr 2004
Excellent point to view the ring of the Mournes. Walked up the Ott track on a lovely sunny day. Views from the top were spectaculor all the way to Dublin Bay. Good introduction to the mournes and a quick walk for those in a hurry. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/934/
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