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Carnaween Mountain Carn an Mhaoin A name in Irish Ir. Carn an Mhaoin [Seaghán ‘ac Meanman], 'cairn of the hero’ Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Mylonitic Bedrock

Height: 521m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G87597 89146
Place visited by 66 members. Recently by: gdg, annem, AlanReid, walkingireland, Pepe, ilenia, eamonoc, arderincorbett, Grumbler, eoghancarton, Peter Walker, eryri, mountainmike, Cobhclimber, melohara
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Longitude: -8.193347, Latitude: 54.750065 , Easting: 187597, Northing: 389146 Prominence: 166m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 587552 889133,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crnwn, 10 char: Carnaween
Bedrock type: Mylonitic, (Tectonic schist)

The hero referred to in the name Carn an Mhaoin is Diarmuid Ó Duibhne, a well-known character in the Fionn Cycle of tales. There is a local tradition of climbing this peak on the first Sunday in June, known as "Lá Charn an Mhaoin". This information comes from the writings of Seaghán ‘ac Meanman of Glenties (1886 – 1962). Many thanks to Ciarán Ó Duibhín for drawing our attention to this. Go raibh mile maith agat, a Chiaráin! This peak is in the townland of Disert (par. of Inver) and is named Craig on the 1st edition OS 6” map.   Carnaween is the 505th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carnaween (<i>Carn an Mhaoin</i>) in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Light breaking through the stormy skies, with the box in the foreground.
 
The visitors book box near the summit
by Aidy  14 Jan 2017
Just wanted to show the brilliantly constructed little box which contains the visitors book. It was too wet and windy on my visit to take it out and risk ruining it. A few shafts of light breaking through the stormy skies were a nice backdrop. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/409/comment/18797/
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Observe the Elvis's approaching the summit. Perha .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Carnaween (Carn an Mhaoin))
 
Excellent horseshoe walk in the southern Bluestac .. by garrettd   (Show all for Carnaween (Carn an Mhaoin))
 
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