Slieve Aghkerane 541m mountain, Achill/Corraun Corraun Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Achill/Corraun Area   Corraun Subarea
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Slieve Aghkerane Mountain Corraun Hill East Top A name in English
also Cullydoo an extra name in English
Slieve Aghkerane, EastWest Corraun map, 2016. Cullydoo, previous
name in MV
Mayo County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Red sandstone, conglomerate & mudrock Bedrock

Height: 541m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: L77736 96118
Place visited by 82 members. Recently by: hak493r, osullivanm, simon3, thomas_g, ckilm, FrankMc1964, Lauranna, PaulNolan, Garmin, albertw, TommyV, IainT, markmjcampion, jlk, Wilderness
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Longitude: -9.860862, Latitude: 53.900033 , Easting: 77736, Northing: 296118 Prominence: 506m,  Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 477708 796120,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvAgh, 10 char: SlvAghkrn
Bedrock type: Red sandstone, conglomerate & mudrock, (Maam Formation)

Slieve Aghkerane comes from 'A New Map of Ireland' by Daniel Beaufort 1797 which is, in this area based on MacKenzie's sea charts of 1776. (Barry Dalby) It was the tradition for local children to gather bilberries on the mountain, and also another kind of small white berry called caora aitinn, which were bottled in whikey, buried, and kept as remedies for ailments. This took place on the last Sunday of July, known locally as Garlic Sunday (apparently a corruption of 'garland') or Domhnach Chrom Dubh [MacNeill, 191-92]. Previously Cullydoo in MV.   Slieve Aghkerane is the 442nd highest place in Ireland. Slieve Aghkerane is the second most easterly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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Watery March light illuminates the Corraun ridge .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Aghkerane)
 
Not quite on Achill Island .. by TommyV   (Show all for Slieve Aghkerane)
 
milo on Slieve Aghkerane, 2002
by milo  24 Aug 2002
Great in snow last New Year's Day. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/372/comment/79/
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