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S Donegal/W Tyrone Area
Place count in area: 10, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 12, 17, 18 
Highest place:
Croaghonagh, 451m
Maximum height for area: 451 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 266 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghonagh Hill Cruach Eoghanach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruach Eoghanach [www.donegallibrary.ie], 'stack of the Cenél
Eogain')
Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Main granite (adamellite) Bedrock

Height: 451m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: H03800 85400
Place visited by 44 members. Recently by: Wildcat, dregishjake, MichaelG55, LorraineG60, dregish, pmeldrum, BogRunner1, johncromie, Ulsterpooka, Pepe, Lucky1, Wilderness, IndyMan, Peter Walker, TommyV
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Longitude: -7.941819, Latitude: 54.716591 , Easting: 203800, Northing: 385400 Prominence: 266m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 603748 885392,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg451, 10 char: Crghngh
Bedrock type: Main granite (adamellite), (Barnesmore Granite, G2 variety)

Erroneously marked on OS maps as Barnesmore, which is the name of the gap below.   Cruach Eoghanach is the highest hill in the S Donegal/W Tyrone area and the 731st highest in Ireland. Cruach Eoghanach is the most northerly summit in the S Donegal/W Tyrone area.

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Access to Cruach Eoghanagh is from the N15 which .. by gerrym   (Show all for Croaghonagh (Cruach Eoghanach))
 
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by MichaelG55  21 Jun 2020
Climbed Croaghonagh this evening with my wife and enjoyed superb views from the summit.NB. Be aware that due to new windfarm development that security prevent access to the forestry track. We were turned away at the quarry by security personnel on a Sunday evening! We followed the electric poles from adjacent to the carpark on the N15 to the track near the summit. Tough going through thick heather and long grass, but worth it for the view. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/618/comment/20803/
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Access Restrictions
by MichaelG55  21 Jun 2020
Climbed Croaghonagh this evening with my wife and enjoyed superb views from the summit.NB. Be aware that due to new windfarm development that security prevent access to the forestry track. We were turned away at the quarry by security personnel on a Sunday evening! We followed the electric poles from adjacent to the carpark on the N15 to the track near the summit. Tough going through thick heather and long grass, but worth it for the view. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/618/comment/20803/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Anyone who's motored northwards from Donegal town .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Croaghonagh (Cruach Eoghanach))
 
Short climb to great views .. by Aidy   (Show all for Croaghonagh (Cruach Eoghanach))
 
Croaghonagh or Barnesmore? .. by TommyV   (Show all for Croaghonagh (Cruach Eoghanach))
 
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