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Bohilbreaga Hill Buachaill Bréige A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Buachaill Bréige [PDT], 'false shepherd' (a cairn or rock
resembling human figure)
Derry County, in Carn List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 478m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 8 Grid Reference: C75955 00211
Place visited by 35 members. Recently by: LorraineG60, MichaelG55, whoRya, sperrinlad, Ulsterpooka, bazmcmullan, simoburn, Peter Walker, muschi, sandman, Wilderness, dino, killyman1, AntrimRambler, Garmin
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Longitude: -6.818487, Latitude: 54.843901 , Easting: 275955, Northing: 400211 Prominence: 43m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 675887 900200,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bhlbrg, 10 char: Bhlbrg
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

Bohilbreaga is the 631st highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/523/?PHPSESSID=o5anev05uj3up3plivoe2knar1
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bohilbreaga in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Small crag around 900m SW of top.
 
Flat boggy top with interesting views.
Short Summary created by simon3,  1 Jan 2011
An easy inclusion if you are visiting Mullaghmore. This top can be reached from the forest entrance and parking at around H74079865 A. Using the Waymarked Way, exit the forest at around H74949929 B and head NE for the top, 1.3k NE. There are a few gullies, tracks and minor crags en route.
The plain, boggy summit is unmarked by any cairn, however it has an interesting view over Tyrone and mid-Ulster. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/523/comment/5282/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bohilbreaga in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: An Buachail Breaga
The Lying Boy & The Priests Chair
by sperrinlad  30 May 2016
walked this from irelands highest pub (ponderosa) on the Glensahne pass. we walked down the road to the entrance to the Glenshane forest, and followed the track though the forest until we reached the Grotto where you can find an old 17th century mass rock known as 'the priests chair' where we stopped to take in the history. from here we made our way towards the highest part of the forest behind the grotto and crossed the fence at the corner.
from here there is several boggy areas before reaching the summit of Bohilbreaga, with amazing view across midulster and the sperrins you could see as far as the black mountains in belfast.

**Bohilbreaga from the irish 'an buachail Breaga' meaning 'the lying boy' a reference to the lookout for the pilgrims who were saying mass at the priests chair below the summit during the penal era in Ireland. the story says how the young boy was caught by soldiers on the hunt for the priest and saved their lives by lying to them about their whereabouts. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/523/comment/18551/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bohilbreaga in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Pretty uninspiring approach to the summit.
 
From Glenshane Forest
by dino  28 Mar 2014
One of the strangest little hills I've climbed! I came from the North having parked at a forest gate on the A6 Glenshane Road and walked in through Glenshane Forest. The approach from the little grotto at the edge of the forest is barely visible but has a couple of simple signposts. The ground above the forest is very wet and boggy and there is extensive evidence of peat harvesting operations. The top has great views in all directions but it's hard to identify. I plumped in the end for the lone post standing forlornly on the edge of a peat hag. This top was completed as part of a 20km circuit which I will upload as a route. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/523/comment/15946/
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