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Wicklow Area   N Cen: Tonelagee Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 638mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 238.9mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372.9mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342.1mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 527.4mKnocknacloghoge 532.4mLuggala 593.3mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 559.8mSleamaine 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 682.4mDuff Hill 720.8mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 846.7mMullaghcleevaun East Top 796mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 529.3mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 662.3mCroaghanmoira North Top 579.5mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 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 794.6mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

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Tonelagee Mountain Tóin le Gaoith A name in Irish, also Tonelegee an extra name in English (Ir. Tóin le Gaoith [GE], 'backside to the wind') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Adamellite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 815.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O08502 01591
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Longitude: -6.3826, Latitude: 53.054259 , Easting: 308503, Northing: 201592 Prominence: 202m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 708428 701625,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Tnlg, 10 char: Tonelagee
Bedrock type: Adamellite with microcline phenocrysts, (Glendalough Adamellite)

Tandragee (Tóin re Gaoith), the town in Co. Armagh, has the same meaning, as do several other places in Ireland, but it is difficult to know what they have in common.   Tonelagee is the third highest mountain in the Wicklow area and the 34th highest in Ireland. Tonelagee is the third highest point in county Wicklow.

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simon3 on Tonelagee, 2002
by simon3  14 Oct 2002
In 1895 H.C.Hart said of Tonelagee ".. a round mass of moorland, has on the northern shoulder a crater-like valley, containing a tarn, Lough Ouler, and cliffs of schistose, some 400 to 500 ft. high, descending from the near the summit to the margins of the lake." This picture shows Lough Ouler where it feeds into Lough Brook on a bright day in Sept 2002. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/156/
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shippy on Tonelagee, 2005
by shippy  24 Jan 2005
Tonelagee in the centre with Mullaghcleevaun to the left , pic taken from Lugnaquillia in january 05 .The flat section beneath Tonelagee is a resevior on Turlough Hill almost 700m high. The E.S.B built it in the 70,s.
Water is pumped down hill at night to turbines creating electricity.Climbed Tonelagee, with friends, in July 04, from the car park at the Wicklow Gap, which is between Turlough Hill and Tonelagee.Lovely views from the top of Lough Ouler and surrounding mnts.Went from there to Stoney Top and on to Mullaghcleevaun ,then to Mullaghcleevaun East Top .There's a large upright stone with a cross etched on it on Stoney Top, could have something to do with St. Kevin.We went from east top down through the valley and made our way to Lough Ouler.There i found and held a common lizard , the only type of lizard native to Ireland .Same size as a newt , but with a snake like head and forked tongue , not very common.We climbed Tonelagee from the lake and made our way back to the car park. It was a clear day with good visibility, the walk was about 11 miles and took us 7 hours .Well worth doing on a good day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/1438/
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Pádraig on Tonelagee, 2004
by Pádraig  12 Jun 2004
I climbed Tonelagee for the first time last Tuesday. What a beautifull mountain with the heart shaped Lough Ouler tucked away in it's shadow! I approached from Mullaghcleevan, Barnaculllian and over Stoney Top. The ascent was gradual and pleasant. As the day was clear and bright, the view was stunning. My route of descent took me in the direction of Glenmacnass waterfall where I parked my car. To look back at the summit as a I descended offered probably the best view of the mountain. I can only imagine what it must look like covered in snow. Can't wait to climb it then! On the descent I got a bit disorientated as it's diffiuclt to pinpoint the waterfall. Just try to keep moving in line with the summit of Kanturk Mountain. All in all, a very special day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/989/
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mickc on Tonelagee, 2008
by mickc  9 Apr 2008
Up Camaderry from the top carpark in Glendalough and along the ridge and past Turlough Hill we stopped for a well earned break at Lough Firrib. The hail showers were following us but we had time to take in the splendid views from this beautiful isolated spot. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/3038/
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Picture: Tonelagee & The Wicklow Gap
Handy walk from the Wicklow Gap
by paulocon  30 Sep 2010
A straightforward climb from the Wicklow Gap. There is a boggy trail up the mountain and once through the heather, the going becomes easy. The summit is marked with a trig pillar and is pretty uninspiring but it is very worthwhile taking a walk over towards Stoney Top. A standing stone with a cross carved into it provides a great viewing point down onto the serene Lough Ouler.

We had planned a crossing to Mullaghcleevaun but the recent heavy rain coupled with some accounts of walkers going waist-high into the boggy ground discouraged us so we made our way back to a packed and noisy Wicklow Gap.

To get a full appreciation of the massive bulk of Tonelagee, take a walk up the meandering road which leads from the gap to the top of Turlough Hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/6121/
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Picture: Wrecked in the cloud, wondering where the summit was ... just before it appeared mysteriously
 
aderon on Tonelagee, 2009
by aderon  2 Mar 2009
Brilliant day out even with, or rather especially with, the entire top third of the mountain covered in clouds. There's something especially ethereal and soul freeing when your hands and your feet are the only freezing things you can see for half an hour! I set out from the Glenmalure side which was quite short (took me 3 hours roundtrip, which included 20 min for tea and sambo at the rock outcrop just below the summit). The views were still beautiful from the side, before entering the cloud covered summit area. I'd recommend always to have a compass on hand, which came in handy, and a GPS (though good compass and map usage will always beat batteries!). The ground was very boggy, but there is a path right across from the parking lot that takes you up a lung opening, but not too steep, angle. It does peter out right at the peat hags, but if you stay at a NE angle you'll reach the summit from there in about 10 or 15 min (in the cloud I was afraid I'd missed it until it suddenly appeared out of the cloud like some rocky ghost frozen in time). I had to trust the compass to head back down but first headed for this clump of rocks to hide out from the wind and to boil some water for tea (those Jetboils are great for quick tea breaks). The wind was fierce, but somehow the wind and the cloud all made the walk seem so much more interesting, as the Wicklow's can be a bit on the boring side IF you only concentrate on the view from the top. The walk up had a lot more to say about this mountain (then again, I could only see about 40 feet ahead at any one time, so I likely missed...well all of it really :)). Seriously though, what a great mountain to go up, and the different approaches will keep it interesting for all levels of fitness and scale with the same hiker accordingly. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/3615/
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