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Derryveagh Mountains Area   Cen: Errigal Subarea
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Errigal Mountain An Earagail A name in Irish Ir. An Earagail [DUPN], poss. 'oratory’ or ‘secluded spot’ [PDT]. County Highpoint of Donegal in Ulster Province, 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: B92825 20777
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Longitude: -8.113014, Latitude: 55.034304 , Easting: 192825, Northing: 420777 Prominence: 688m,  Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 592775 920758,   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. Alternatively, it may originally be a Brittonic name akin to Welsh argel ‘hiding-place, refuge, secluded spot’. Old Irish has a cognate word airchel, ‘lurking place’, but the -g- in Earagail would be more consistent with the Brittonic form.   An Earagail is the highest mountain in the Derryveagh Mountains area and the 77th highest in Ireland. An Earagail is the highest point in county Donegal.

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Climbed on a very clear and cold mid-December day .. by moosecollar   (Show all for Errigal (An Earagail))
 
Short, steeep climb to summit. Great views. Slid .. by Djouce   (Show all for Errigal (An Earagail))
 
The North Face .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Errigal (An Earagail))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Errigal (<i>An Earagail</i>) in area Derryveagh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Errigal from the West
 
Donegals highest.
by TommyV  31 Oct 2018
Errigal is up there alongside Croagh Patrick as one of Irelands most aesthetic mountains. To view it from a distance is as jaw dropping as the views from on top. The hike itself is a very straight forward out and back route from the Errigal Car park on the R251 as mentioned by simon3. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/76/comment/20137/
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Brocken spectre viewed from Errigal .. by B.G.   (Show all for Errigal (An Earagail))
 
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