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Inishowen Area   NW: Urris Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 
Highest place:
Slieve Snaght, 614.6m
Maximum height for area: 614.6 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 600 metres,

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Urris Hills Hill Cnoic Iorrais A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoic Iorrais [OSI], 'hills of the peninsula') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 417m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 7 Grid Reference: C30682 41861
Place visited by 75 members. Recently by: Carolyn105, padstowe, Colin Murphy, eamonoc, Kilcoobin, cairns-pj, Lauranna, Q35on, Cathal-Kelly, marcellawalking, gerwalking, madfrankie, jmcunningham, whoRya, scottwalker
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Longitude: -7.518685, Latitude: 55.222816 , Easting: 230682, Northing: 441861 Prominence: 167m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 630624 941840,   GPS IDs, 6 char: UrsHls, 10 char: Uris Hils
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

Iorras is an obsolete word for a peninsula now only found in place-names, e.g. Iorras Beag / Errisbeg, Iorras Aithneach, Iorras Fhlannáin / Errislanan and Ceann Iorrais / Erris Head. In this name it seems to denote that part of Inishowen which projects into Lough Swilly in the vicinity of Dunaff Head.   Urris Hills is the 867th highest place in Ireland. Urris Hills is the most westerly summit in the Inishowen area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Urris Hills (<i>Cnoic Iorrais</i>) in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: View from summit to NE, Raghtin More in distance
 
Trail leads to fine summit.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  18 Apr 2022
The most straightforward approach is to park at C319 432 starA starA (there is also more parking at the religious grotto 100m up the road) and proceed up the substantial track. This winds its way as far as C317 429 starB starB where it diminishes, but continues as a much narrower, occasionally muddy trail that will take you to Croaghcarragh. The trail continues to the SW in an up-down fashion, occasionally over rugged, rocky ground, taking you to Urris after about 1.5km. The top is marked by a large cairn and affords fine views of Lough Fad and Crunlough below and Lough Swilly to the west. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/752/comment/5511/
 
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