Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.

Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Tountinna: Return of the Leinstermen

Coomura Mountain: Coomlougha Lough and Lough Reagh Aiguilles

Cycle: Circuit of Carlingford Lough

Knockanore: An easy summit bag

Mullaghcarn walk cancelled - apologies

Maulin Mountain: North Kerry panorama

Kirikee and Carriglineen, excellent viewpoints.

Nowen Hill SW Top: Sometimes the pain is worth the gain.

Brockagh Mountain: Handy access to a good ridge walk

The Hill of Uisneach

An Ráth: Not as simple as the map suggests !

Near Glencappul Top, Mangerton (Ireland)

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 130, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDowns Hill 372mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725.5mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Cloghernagh Mountain Clocharnach A name in Irish
(Ir. Clocharnach [PNCW], 'stony place') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Fine-grained, muscovite-rich aplogranite Bedrock

Height: 800m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T05821 91879
Place visited by 582 members. Recently by: derekpkearney, brendanjrehill, LorraineG60, loftyobrien, morgan_os, ellieberry, inigoalana, CianDavis, Glanman2, karoloconnor, LauraG, hivisibility, justynagru, finkey86, colinwh
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.425188, Latitude: 52.967576 , Easting: 305821, Northing: 191879 Prominence: 15m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 705784 691917,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Clghrn, 10 char: Clghrngh
Bedrock type: Fine-grained, muscovite-rich aplogranite, (Barravore Aplogranite)

Cloghernagh is the 41st highest place in Ireland.

COMMENTS for Cloghernagh << Prev page 1 2 3 4 Next page >>  
Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Cloghernagh in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Clohernagh across Glenmalure valley
kaybee on Cloghernagh, 2008
by kaybee  3 Jun 2008
In glorious sunshine on Saturday last, the June bank holiday weekend, on my way back from Lugnaquillia I followed the (very distinct) path along the ridge between Lug and Clohernagh. This day was particularly busy with many other walkers in pairs, groups and singular also out enjoying the fresh air and stunning views of the Glenmalure area.

Clohernagh's summit marked with its cairn is not exactly spectacular in itself, but certainly commands some fine views: east over the Glenmalure valley to Mullacor and beyond and north to Benleagh's imposing cliffs and further to Turlough Hill and Tonelagee.

My chosen descent from Clohernagh was to drop about 160m east and pick up the trail that approximately follows the National Park boundary line depicted on Map 56, (this trail is clearly marked on the more detailed Harvey map). Following the boundary I turned NE at T0717 9207 A and dropped down through the fairly steep heather and boulder slope to reach the forest's southern corner.

Keep to the forest's edge and cross a barbed wire fence, be careful after this as the going gets quite steep and a nasty tumble is only a misplaced footstep away. I found it helpful to use the wire of the forest perimeter wire fence on the left as a handgrip for each step of the trickier parts of this descent. After another 500m or so, you'll cross a second barbed-wire fence after which it's only a short amble back to the car-parking area on the Glenmalure cul-de-sac at T0797 9285 B. Linkback:
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average Picture about mountain Cloghernagh in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Onward, upward
slammered on Cloghernagh, 2007
by slammered  4 Feb 2007
Was going to climb this mountain as part of my Lugnaquillia day out climb. It was -3C when I started out from the Carpark & foggy. I decided to stay off paths & found took a route directly upwards through the forestry land which has now been cleared but a few trees. Going was hard with all the slippery logs & branches lining the path. I cross the road a couple of times but continued to go upward. It was nice to see herds of deer less than 40ft away from me. Eventually I came to a near vertical slope with great views to the glenmallue valley below. I decided to negotiate this straight up. It was a difficult & dangerous climb. There are lots of small hollows covered by heather & plenty of rocky overhangs. I eventually got up this & met up with the path of the edge of the ridge. Quickly got off this & made directly for the summit. Got there & was about to head over to Lug when I realised my rucksack had ripped & my phone had dropped out. I re-traced my climb but no luck so if anyone finds a Sagem my401x on the slopes let me know. Overall climb time was approx 2 hours Linkback:
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
brenno on Cloghernagh, 2008
by brenno  22 Jan 2008
For the benefit of Genie who was asking about the Glenmalure zigzags beside Carrawaystick brook, this route is open with a very nice bridge built by Mountain Meitheal and a track around the back of the farmhouse at the bottom of the zigzags. There's a signpost from the road pointing the way. Linkback:
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average Picture about mountain Cloghernagh in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Arts Lough and Benleagh in the background.
Deer, Ticks And Maddening Weather
by Aidy  7 Sep 2015
I was in Dublin for an evening in some very distinguished company (I have to say that because some of them will be reading this!), and couldn't miss the chance to take my first foray into the Wicklow mountains. Lugnaquilla was the obvious choice, being on the county top and 900+ lists, and my chosen route would take me over Cloghernagh on the way. I started from Glenmalur, parking at the Ballinafunshoge Forest Recreation Area, and taking the zig zag through the trees. There was then a less substantial path through the forest before I emerged close to Arts Lough. I met a deer hunter here who seemed very knowledgable about the area. I asked if knew what type of bird was making the high pitched noise I had just heard, and he explained that it was actually the warning cry of the sika deer. That also made me think about ticks as I had been brushing against, and under, the trees on the narrow final part of the path through the forest. Going back down the same way later, I gave myself a quick check afterwards, and sure enough, there were two ticks on my sleeve! Near Arts Lough I turned to the south to get up the steep slope up Cloghernagh's north east side. Maddeningly, the beautiful weather I had been enjoying in the early morning, disapeared, and the rest of my day was mostly in thick mist, right up until I was stepping into the car again. At the top of the steep section there was a brief boggy area, before drier ground with short grass at the summit. No views unfortunately, so the photo is from a lower point while the sun was still out. Linkback:
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average Picture about mountain Cloghernagh in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
GWPR on Cloghernagh, 2003
by GWPR  16 Jan 2003
Art’s Lough, tucked under the shoulder of Cloghernagh, a pool of blue on a clear day.
Photo taken from the cliffs of Benleagh.
From Laragh take the R755 south , turning right for the military road to Drumgoff.
At Drumgoff cross roads take the right Cul de Sac! This must be the longest Cul de Sac in Ireland
but it is a magical place as the steep walls of Glenmalure tower over you. It ends at a car park at Baravore.
Cross the Avonbeg River at the ford by the car park or by the wooden bridge to the right if the river is in flood. Follow the lane to the right to Baravore Youth Hostel and take the next track left. There are a few bends in this track with tracks going to the right but keep left until you round the last bend where a spectacular view opens up!
On your right the steep cliffs of Benleagh, while straight ahead the opening of the Fraughan Rock Glen is revealed and on your left the big shoulder of Cloghernagh.. You will want to stop here for a while to absorb the magnificent sight! Art’s Lough can not be seen from the valley floor and involves a nice steep climb up the shoulder of Cloghernagh and is not revealed until the last minute! A lovely place to stop, sup and soak up the atmosphere! The summit of Cloghernagh with it’s small cairn can be reached by keeping to the left of the lake and following a grassy ramp upwards but beware this ramp is hard to find on the return in poor visibility. Linkback:
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average Picture about mountain Cloghernagh in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: The Bridge over the River Avonbeg
PaulMoore on Cloghernagh, 2005
by PaulMoore  16 May 2005
ACCESS TO CLOHERNAGH FROM GLENMALURE.......Glenmalure is reputed to be the longest glaciated valley in the these islands. Bounded by steep symmetrical slopes, its narrow floor is flat, verdant and well farmed. As I am shortly to lead a group to Lugnaquillia via Clohernagh (leaving Fraughan Rock Glen for the descent) I became concerned that there might be access issues in the valley. My fears were based on rumours and my common sense observation that there were farms between the valley road and Clohernagh. Last Saturday (May 14th 05) I discovered that the Bridge at T 079 929 C leads to a forest road that brings the walker most of the way to Art's Lough. The route has a most public air about it. All doubt was removed when I found a 1998 notice on the MCI website..."Access in Glenmalure. Following discussions with the landowners in Glenmalure, it has been agreed to erect a number of signs at the popular starting points for walkers in the Glen." There was such a sign near the bridge: I didn't notice them elsewhere. Clohernagh is awesome, not at the top, where you could land a Cessna without difficulty, but in the Art's Lough area ( a corrie I would geuss). The existence of a barbed wire fence near the lake takes from the sense of magnificent wilderness, but ,presumably,supports someone's livelihood. On the descent from Lug through the Fraughan Rock Glen about 9pm I saw the last sunbeams illuminate the higher slopes of Clohernagh. It was inspiring and memorable. The F.Rock Glen has the air of a "hanging valley". Must have been a busy place when the ice was moving all those years ago. Please note the attached photo was doctored to show an image of the forest track for illustration purposes only. In fact you cant see the lane from the valley road at all ! Linkback:
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
COMMENTS for Cloghernagh << Prev page 1 2 3 4 Next page >>
(End of comment section for Cloghernagh.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence), a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007