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

Height: 460m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 66 Grid Reference: R82420 57410
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: deemango, FrankMc1964, thomasgaffney, thomas_g, jasonmc, muschi, Grageenboy, sandman, peter1, eamonoc, Fergalh, frankmc04, chalky, hivisibility, conormcbandon
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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 687th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cullaun in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: As seen from Knockastanna
 
The easy and the awful
Short Summary created by jackill,  9 Dec 2011
Park at R82389 59162 A, a forest entrance with room for 5 cars.Follow the forest track taking the first left onto the Slieve Felim way, follow the way, ignoring the many offshoots, to R81091 58087 B. Turn left here and then right at R81207 58049 C up a narrow track. When this ends cross rough ground to point 423 mtrs.From point 423 mtrs head downhill east, following a fence and a muddy track to R81263 57802 D. Follow the muddy track between two forests, do not panic it is passable despite first appearances, keep to the right hand side. As you exit the far end cross a wire fence. Rough ground and high heather separate you from the summit. The summit is marked by a hole, a broken tv mast and some stones with names. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/585/comment/5344/
 
I headed off for the Slievefelims on Wed 09/09. I .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Cullaun)
 
Stoned in Tipperary .. by jackill   (Show all for Cullaun)
 
Plan B .. by aidand   (Show all for Cullaun)
 
Driving to Limerick every day and looking up at C .. by virago   (Show all for Cullaun)
 
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