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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

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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
Place visited by 924 members. Recently by: No1Grumbler, adam.mann, Mmcgrath, rdkernan, cclair, tmcg, SeanPurcell, Sarge, tseepra, TriHarder, DrakkBalsaams, Jai-mckinney, pcost, Brendanbarrett, abeach
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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 Donegal NW area and the 77th highest in Ireland. An Earagail is the highest point in county Donegal.

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I climbed this a good few years ago while still i .. by murphysw   (Show all for An Earagail)
 
Climbed this inspiring mountain last week. Very .. by patbelfast   (Show all for An Earagail)
 
I have climbed Errigal a good few times but I sti .. by shivers42   (Show all for An Earagail)
 
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/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
1 September 2003. Good weather. Left car at 10 a. .. by Joe Linehan   (Show all for An Earagail)
 
It’s a surprisingly quick and easy climb and huge .. by johngkelly   (Show all for An Earagail)
 
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