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CarntogherHillCarn Tóchair A name in Irish (Ir. Carn Tóchair [DUPN], 'cairn of the causeway')DerryCounty, in Carn List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock
Height:464mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 8Grid Reference: C79642 06091 Place visited by 40 members. Recently by: trostanite, LorraineG, Wilderness, sperrinlad, MichaelG55, susanc, Ulsterpooka, sandman, jlbrooke, Peter Walker, chalky, killyman1, seanmck, darky, pmeldrum I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The causeway referred to may be that mentioned in Táin Bó Cuailnge. Conchobar, King of Ulster, sends his son throughout the kingdom to rouse the warriors to battle. He passed across a causeway before arriving in the valley of Dungiven. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 148-49) for details of the festive assembly on Carntogher.
Carntogher is the 677th highest place in Ireland. Carntogher is the second most easterly summit in the Sperrin Mountains area. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/567/?PHPSESSID=qmf8v18fo7gcpecdftrhi6caf4