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Croughaun Hill 391m,
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Comeragh Mountains Area   Cen: Comeragh Central Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 75, 81, 82, EW-C, EW-K 
Highest place:
Kilclooney Mountain, 792m
Maximum height for area: 792 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 626 metres,

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Croughaun Hill Hill Cruachán Paorach A name in Irish (Ir. Cruachán Paorach [PND], 'little stack of the de Poers') Waterford County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 391m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S37942 11019
Place visited by 43 members. Recently by: Taisce, chelman7, JohnFinn, nickywood, TippHiker, Jay9, Wildrover, hivisibility, wicklore, Barry28213, conormcbandon, DeltaP, jasonmc, t.jay, frankmc04
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Longitude: -7.445182, Latitude: 52.250058 , Easting: 237942, Northing: 111019 Prominence: 225m,  Isolation: 6.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 637884 611071,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg391, 10 char: CrghnHil
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone, (Croughaun Formation)

A rock on the summit is called Carraig a' Bhrannra, 'rock of the cattle-pen' [PND].   Croughaun Hill is the 975th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croughaun Hill (<i>Cruachán Paorach</i>) in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From the West on Coumshingaun S Side
 
Updated Summary:
Well worth a visit
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill  Sat 21 Jan
Start at the forest entrance S36451 10191 starA where the is room to park 3-4 cars.
Follow the forest track uphill.
After coming to a gate next to a sheep fold at S37063 11231 starB do not go through the gate but turn to your right and hop the broken gate/wire you see.
There is a rough track which skirts the foresty to your left follow this track to S37725 11270 starC then continue on the track skirting around the summit to the right until you finally meet a grassy ramp(slight crossing of high heather to reach it) on the east of the mountain just after the track starts to descend, follow this to the summit.
To add variety to the walk descend the track to the east of the summit for about 250 meters, do no go any further.
At S38147 11140 starD, 336m elevation, cross the fence to your left and follow the bottom edge of a rough clearing to reach a road at S38086 11276 starE, 320m elevation .
Following this road will take you back to your start point Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/851/comment/5610/
 
Magnificent Views .. by JohnFinn   (Show all for Croughaun Hill (Cruachán Paorach))
 
Good views after a fairly short walk. .. by simon3   (Show all for Croughaun Hill (Cruachán Paorach))
 
Croughan Hill, simple but good .. by jackill   (Show all for Croughaun Hill (Cruachán Paorach))
 
Bee careful! .. by csd   (Show all for Croughaun Hill (Cruachán Paorach))
 
Much better views than you'd expect. .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Croughaun Hill (Cruachán Paorach))
 
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