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TawnaghmoreHillAn Tamhnach Mhór A name in Irish (Ir. An Tamhnach Mhór [logainm.ie], 'the big field')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Monotonous massive to banded psammites. Bedrock
Height:340mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23Grid Reference: F95964 39539 Place visited by 6 members. Recently by: sandman, Garmin, chalky, FilHil, Geansai, IncaHoots I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Tawnaghmore appears to be identical with Thauney, one of the peaks mentioned by Máire MacNeill, which is visited on Garland Sunday by the children of Belderg. Berries are gathered, and if the berries are plentiful, it is said that the crops will be good [MacNeill, 189]. Walks: for a cliff-top route from Porturlin to Belderg, passing near Tawnaghmore, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 78-79.
Tawnaghmore is the 1068th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/910/