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Cullaun Hill Collán A name in Irish
(Ir. Collán [OSI], poss. 'height') Limerick County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 460m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 66 Grid Reference: R82420 57410
Place visited by 25 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, TommyV, deemango, FrankMc1964, thomasgaffney, thomas_g, jasonmc, muschi, Grageenboy, sandman, peter1, eamonoc, Fergalh, frankmc04, chalky
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Longitude: -8.260552, Latitude: 52.66793 , Easting: 182420, Northing: 157410 Prominence: 255m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 582376 657449,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Culaun, 10 char: Cullaun
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Given its altitude , Collán is more likely to be the element meaning 'height' which appears in names such as Sliabh gCallann (Slieve Gallion in Derry) and Collann (Collon, Co. Louth) than coll(-án), 'hazel' . See also Slievecallan, Co. Clare.   Cullaun is the 696th highest place in Ireland.

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virago on Cullaun, 2010
by virago  10 Mar 2010
Driving to Limerick every day and looking up at Cullaun just out side of Rearcross, today I said why not. The weather was mighty, a good blast of frost last night ensured the ground was sound, maybe a little to hard. I approached Cullaun from the Rearcross to Newport road near the Clare river. I followed the Slieve Feliim Way as far as Sliabh Eibhlinne. I then left the forest track and headed for the summit of Cullaun. The climb was easy enough but had to take my time due to a recent injury. the views of Limerick and Tipperary were mighty on the day. The walk was took us about four hours. well worth it. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/585/comment/4496/
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