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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,

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Aghla Beg Mountain An Eachla Bheag A name in Irish
(Ir. An Eachla Bheag [OSI], poss. 'little look-out point/prospect') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 563.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: B96152 25292
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Longitude: -8.061018, Latitude: 55.074925 , Easting: 196153, Northing: 425292 Prominence: 42.63m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 596103 925275,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Agh564, 10 char: Aghla Beg
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

P.W. Joyce, interprets this name as Ir. eachla or eachlann, 'stable', suggesting it is an example of a mountain named after a feature situated at its foot [INP]. However, Patrick McKay prefers to see the modern form as a re-interpretation of the original name Achla, a form of Aichill, meaning 'a look-out point or prospect' (Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names). Achill Island in Mayo (Ir. Acaill) may well be derived from the same root.   An Eachla Bheag is the 379th highest place in Ireland.

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A PATRICK ZERKOWSKI FILM .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Aghla Beg (An Eachla Bheag))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Aghla Beg (<i>An Eachla Bheag</i>) in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: The Aghlas on the walk from Muckish to Errigal. The small lake in the foreground is not named. Agh
 
This is the view of the Aghlas on the walk from Muckish to Errigal. The small l
by johnpollock  12 Mar 2013
This view of the Aghlas is on the walk from Muckish to Errigal. After passing Crocnalaragagh, this daunting climb will come into view. The twin peaks of Aghla Beg (on the right) and Aghla Beg south. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/336/comment/14950/
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The Aghlas Circuit .. by ochils_trekker   (Show all for Aghla Beg (An Eachla Bheag))
 
Climbed June 11th – A Mid Ulster Walking Club wal .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Aghla Beg (An Eachla Bheag))
 
Easy walk up along the forest tracks, then up thr .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Aghla Beg (An Eachla Bheag))
 
As Denise points out in her contribution on Aghla .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Aghla Beg (An Eachla Bheag))
 
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