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Achill & Corraun Area   Cen: Minaun Subarea
Place count in area: 16, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 30, CBW 
Highest place:
Croaghaun, 688m
Maximum height for area: 688 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

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Minaun Hill Achill Island Island An Mionnán A name in Irish, also Menawn an extra name in English (Ir. An Mionnán [www.achillislandhotel.com], 'the pinnacle') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Carn List, Quartzites, psammitic schists Bedrock

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Height: 466m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: F66140 01953
Place visited by 128 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, markmjcampion, Michaelmangan, Jimbo70, Bernieor, madfrankie, JoannaS, TipsyDempy, Johnnylayne, Tomaquinas, Wes, Wilderness, abcd, justynagru, march-fixer
Island visited by 471 members.
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Longitude: -10.039609, Latitude: 53.949651 , Easting: 66140, Northing: 301953 Prominence: 411m,  Isolation: 3.9km
ITM: 466122 801963,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Minaun, 10 char: Minaun
Bedrock type: Quartzites, psammitic schists, (Dooega Head Formation)

The cliffs of Minaun are spectacular when viewed from Keel. They offer a popular launch site for hang-gliding. The summit is a magnificent viewpoint, giving a surprisingly broad view of all of Achill and much of West Mayo, considering its moderate height. For a walk to the TV mast on Minaun, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk K. The summit is a little further on. Sometimes spelt Menawn.   Minaun is the 675th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Minaun (<i>An Mionnán</i>) in area Achill & Corraun, Ireland
Picture: Keel Beach and Slievemore from the top.
 
A Top For A Lazy Day
by Aidy  3 Aug 2015
We were having a week on Achill, and I'd used up my hill walking pass doing Slievemore and Croaghuan the previous day. However because its possible to drive most of the way up Minaun to the masts, I was able to persuade the rest of the family to take the short walk from there to the summit - only 10 minutes or so. Minaun had been an eye-catching presence with its cliffs visible from many parts of the island. Not really a walk, so this top was all about the views, but they are truly great with all of Achill, Mayo, Clew Bay and Connemara to be seen. Slievemore and Croaghaun now have a special place in my heart after the previous day's walk, and there were particularly good views of those two magnificent mountains from here. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/561/comment/18223/
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Fabulous scenery featuring one of Ireland's best .. by Damian120   (Show all for Minaun (An Mionnán))
 
Toy story to Achill .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Minaun (An Mionnán))
 
Great Sunset views .. by Wes   (Show all for Minaun (An Mionnán))
 
Viewing platform par excellence .. by paulocon   (Show all for Minaun (An Mionnán))
 
To cheat or not to cheat. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Minaun (An Mionnán))
 
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