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West Connemara Area   N: Tully Subarea
Place count in area: 4, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 
Highest place:
Tully Mountain, 356m
Maximum height for area: 356 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 331 metres,

Places in area West Connemara:
N: Cleggan:   Knockaunbaun 146mMaumfin 172m
N: Tully:   Tully Mountain 356m
S: Clifden:   Gortrumnagh 174m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Tully Mountain Hill Cnoc Leitreach A name in Irish, also Letter Hill an extra name in English (Ir. Cnoc Leitreach [logainm.ie], 'hill of the wet slope') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 356m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L67272 61173
Place visited by 91 members. Recently by: trevorf, nickywood, philmchale, wicklore, TommyMc, Lauranna, pdtempan, odrisceoil146, mdoc1969, Cathal-Kelly, justynagru, ciarraioch, fieldoptic, ucampbell, magnumpig
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Longitude: -10.004897, Latitude: 53.583789 , Easting: 67272, Northing: 261173 Prominence: 331m,  Isolation: 3.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 467251 761193,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TlyMnt, 10 char: TlyMntn
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Tully Mountain is sufficiently detached from the Twelve Bens to offer fine views of the range as a whole, as well as coastal views including Inishbofin, Inishturk, Clare Island and Achill. Also known as Letter Hill [TR]. Walks: a route for this peak is described in New Irish Walk Guides by Tony Whilde and Patrick Simms, p. 44.   Tully Mountain is the highest hill in the West Connemara area and the 1045th highest in Ireland. Tully Mountain is the most northerly summit in the West Connemara area and also the most easterly.

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by Damian120  16 Jul 2022
I parked at the pier and if you stroll a couple of hundred metres you'll see a sandy gravel road on your right-hand-side. Follow this going through the gate which brings you to the open plain at the foot of Tully Mountain. It's a nice hike that is not too taxing. The views from the summit are breathtaking, a picture-postcard setting. Inishbofin Island Inishturk Island, Clare Island, Croagh Patrick, Silver Strand, Mweelrea Mountain, Diamond Hill and the north Connemara coastline all merge into one 360 degree sweeping vista. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/893/comment/23586/
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