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Comeragh Mountains Area , S: Monavullagh Mountains Subarea
Feature count in area: 24, all in Waterford, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 75, 81, 82, EW-C, EW-K
Highest Place: Kilclooney Mountain 792m

Starting Places (25) in area Comeragh Mountains:
Aughatriscar Bridge, Carey's Castle, Carrickaruppora S, Carronadavderg Wood, Colligan Bridge, Colligan Source, Coumduala Lough Path, Croghaun Hill CP, Douglas River Wood, Dromona Wood, Guilcagh Wood, Kilclooney Wood CP, Laghtnafrankee Road, Lough Mohra Rath Beag Loop Walk, Mahon Falls CP, Maum Road, Moanyarha, Moanyarha Bog, Monarud, Mountain View, New Quay CP, Nire Valley CP, Old Bridge Clonmel, Old Slate Mine CP, River Ire R676 L96761

Summits & other features in area Comeragh Mountains:
Cen: Comeragh Central: Carrignagower 767m, Coumfea 741.9m, Coumfea North Top 728.3m, Coumfea West Top 711m, Croughaun Hill 391m, Curraghduff 750.1m, Kilclooney Mountain 792m, Knockaunapeebra 724.4m
Cen: Knockanaffrin: Knockanaffrin 755m, Knockanaffrin South Top 628m, Knocksheegowna 675.7m
E: Portlaw Hills: Donnell's Hill 242.8m, Tower Hill 238m
N: Laghtnafrankee: Kilmacomma Hill 211m, Laghtnafrankee 520m, Laghtnafrankee SW Top 425m, Long Hill 404m
S: Monavullagh Mountains: Bleantasour Mountain 402m, Coumaraglin Mountain 614.6m, Crohaun 484m, Milk Hill 451m, Seefin 725.6m
SW: Drum Hills: Carronadavderg 301m, Dromona Hill 156m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Crohaun, 484m Hill Cruachán Déiseach A name in Irish,
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Crohaun, Cruachán Logainm Cruachán an extra name in Irish, Crookaun, Cruachán Deireadh, Waterford County in Munster province, in Carn Lists, Crohaun is the 618th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference S27502 00590, OS 1:50k mapsheet 75
Place visited by: 100 members, recently by: Superterence, Nailer1967, learykid, Leatra, conorjob, deirdre007, DeirdreM, annem, abcd, JohnFinn, Taisce, chelman7, nickywood, a3642278, TippHiker
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Longitude: -7.598912, Latitude: 52.156966, Easting: 227502, Northing: 100590, Prominence: 149m,  Isolation: 3.7km, Has trig pillar
ITM: 627444 600645
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Crh484, 10 char: Crohaun

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Summary for Crohaun (Cruachán Déiseach): Waterford colours
Summary created by jackill 2013-04-06 07:44:25
   picture about Crohaun (<em>Cruachán Déiseach</em>)
Picture: From Coomaraglin
Park at Maum Road (S27051 01585), room for 10 cars. Walk up the forest track then go left uphill on a rougher track at the forest edge. Follow this track uphill past a telephone mast to the summit trig pillar.
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   picture about Crohaun (<em>Cruachán Déiseach</em>)
Picture: Scarring caused by motorbikes and/or quads.
csd on Crohaun
by csd 1 Mar 2008
This shot shows the approach to the summit (cross in extreme top right), and the extensive damage caused by motorbikes/scramblers. Unfortunately the gate at the base of the track, which gives access to the radio mast area and summit, does not appear to be locked. This means that pretty much anyone can take their motorbike for a blast up to the summit, with obvious consequences. Linkback:
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Picture: The view over to Dungarvan from the summit
csd on Crohaun
by csd 1 Mar 2008
I approached Crohaun from the obvious path to the north -- there's plenty of space for parking at the foot of the track that leads up to the radio mast. This mast and the effects of what appears to be rampant motorbike scrambling somewhat dent the appeal of Crohaun, but don't let that take away from the views. Dungarvan on the coast, the eastern Knockmealdowns, and of course the Comeraghs are all visible from the top. Unless you're trying to work in a circuit involving Farbreaga/Coumaraglin, there doesn't seem to be much alternative to the quick dash up from the road. The summit itself is adorned by a cross (erected in 1987) and a trig pillar, which has been painted blue. Linkback:
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Picture: The descent through the forest.
Pillar painter
by Colin Murphy 9 Jun 2021
Followed the obvious route up as suggested by other contributors, but returned via the forest track that runs parallel just to add some interest, which may be accessed via a stile next to the mast. Incidentally the formerly bright blue trig pillar is now a dazzling white! Who paints trig pillars for a hobby? Not much of a hill to write home about. 45 minutes up and down. Linkback:
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Picture: The stone shelter on the summit of Crohaun with Dungarvan and Helvick Head in the distance
An Easy Hike
by JohnFinn 18 May 2022
Crohaun is an easy hike - it only takes about 45 minutes to get there from the parking area and back - so it's best to combine it with a walk up to Coumaraglin or even Seefin a bit further on. Apart from ticking a box, Crohaun rewards one with fine views across the countryside. Linkback:
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