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Tawnaghmore Hill An Tamhnach Mhór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Tamhnach Mhór [logainm.ie], 'the big field') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Monotonous massive to banded psammites. Bedrock

Height: 340m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F95964 39539
Place visited by 8 members. Recently by: TommyV, Fergalh, sandman, Garmin, chalky, FilHil, Geansai, IncaHoots
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Longitude: -9.598552, Latitude: 54.294035 , Easting: 95964, Northing: 339539 Prominence: 275m,  Isolation: 2.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 495936 839541,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Twnghm, 10 char: Twnghmr
Bedrock type: Monotonous massive to banded psammites., (Broad Haven Formation)

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 1069th highest place in Ireland.

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Vista over North Mayo .. by Geansai   (Show all for Tawnaghmore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tawnaghmore in area North Mayo, Ireland
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Rural Mayo
by TommyV  9 Sep 2019
Followed the directions provided by Geansai. Just to mention with a bit of tidy parking it's possible to fit a car at the start of the bog road at F97993 40155 B. I wouldn't recommend driving any further if you value your car in any way. Surprisingly good views at the summit. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/910/comment/20649/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
The Big One. .. by sandman   (Show all for Tawnaghmore)
 
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