Errigal 751m mountain, Donegal NW Derryveagh Mountains Donegal Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 155.9mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Errigal Mountain An Earagail A name in Irish
(Ir. An Earagail [DUPN], poss. 'oratory') County Highpoint of Donegal, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 751m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B92826 20778
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Longitude: -8.112983, Latitude: 55.03434 , Easting: 192826, Northing: 420778 Prominence: 688m,  Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 592777 920762,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Erigal, 10 char: Errigal
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

Errigal is well-known for the pinkish glow of its quartzite in the setting sun. It is located on the boundary of four townlands: Beltany Mountain, Dunlewy Near, Procklis, Money More. Despite the name, there are no known remains of an oratory. It may therefore be a metaphorical name for the mountain itself.   Errigal is the highest mountain in the Donegal NW area and the 77th highest in Ireland. Errigal is the highest point in county Donegal.

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shivers42 on Errigal, 2006
by shivers42  6 Jul 2006
I have climbed Errigal a good few times but I still get vertigo from looking down into the Poisoned Glen. It makes the summit seem twice as high as the glen is so deep. The narrow ridge is not for the faint hearted either. But all in all pleasant afternoon's entertainment. About 2 and 1/2 hours with a break? Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/2418/
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We've probably all done something similiar.
by molly007  3 Oct 2011
Samo, I've been drawn onwards and upwards in some similiarly unsafe situations so I can understand the compulsion not to "give in". It's an inbuilt instinct but a dangerous one, and sometimes it takes a bad fright to learn the lesson! Glad you got back safely to tell the tale. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/6553/
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Joe Linehan on Errigal, 2003
by Joe Linehan  4 Nov 2003
1 September 2003. Good weather. Left car at 10 a.m. at car park off the main valley road ("built by the British for their troops") and walked up with sculptor Shane O'Drea, who lives locally. Very nice going up ... a bit boggy at first easy walk, lovely views. But got misty at top and concomitantly cool. An hour to the top. Coming down made the mistake of coming off the track and had to negotiate round mud patches. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/736/
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johngkelly on Errigal, 2005
by johngkelly  4 May 2005
It’s a surprisingly quick and easy climb and hugely rewarding for such a limited effort, especially if you get a nice day Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/1678/
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yaffeo on Errigal, 2003
by yaffeo  27 Nov 2003
One more picture. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/760/
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Kirsty on Errigal, 2002
by Kirsty  11 Jul 2002
Very snowy, very cold, very refreshing the day we did it. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/37/
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