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Inishowen Area   Iskaheen Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 
Highest place:
Slieve Snaght, 615m
Maximum height for area: 615 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 600 metres,

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Mouldy Hill Hill An Mullach A name in Irish
poss. Ir. An Mullach [PDT], 'the summit’ Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Pale grey grit with psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 312m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2,7 Grid Reference: C35400 28900
Place visited by 23 members. Recently by: Fergalh, shkiboo, scottwalker, Conor-na-Cnic, Kapty, chalky, cody1, mark-rdc, jmcg, Hilltop-Harrier, Garmin, AntrimRambler, Harry Goodman, shaunwilson, conor1
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Longitude: -7.44617, Latitude: 55.106088 , Easting: 235400, Northing: 428900 Prominence: 167m,  Isolation: 5.4km
ITM: 635341 928882,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MldyHl, 10 char: Mouldy Hil
Bedrock type: Pale grey grit with psammitic schist, (Fahan Grit Formation)

The summit of Mouldy Hill is located in the townland of Roosky in the parish of Fahan Upper. The name Mouldy Hill may be a corruption of Ir. mullach, “summit”, usually anglicised as mullagh, mully or molly, cf. Mully Hill / Cnoc na Mullcha in SW Donegal. Another way of looking this is that the English name is suggestive of Old English molda ‘top of the head’, which is close to the sense of Ir. mullach. In fact, it is even possible that Ir. mullach, which lacks Brittonic cognates, suggesting it may not be originally Celtic, is actually a borrowing from English or from earlier Germanic, cf. Old Frisian meldke.   Mouldy Hill is the 1125th highest place in Ireland.

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Magical views .. by Conor-na-Cnic   (Show all for Mouldy Hill)
 
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colinmdean on Mouldy Hill, 2009
by colinmdean  5 Oct 2009
Started from Harbour Inn pub, nr. beach carpark at Ludden. Walk a few hundred yds along Tank road and up Hillview. Over gate at the end of Hillview and then follow track upwards through field. Track gradually disappears, but carry on pretty much straight up for direct route to highest point. Can get quite steep at times but not dangerous.

Fabulous views of Lough Swilly during ascent. From the summit can see up to the atlantic and down to Letterkenny, with Muckish and Errigal also clearly visible.

From summit, turn south west to walk along the ridge and down into Fahan, approximately 2 miles back to pub from Fahan, can all be walked on the beach. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/944/comment/4185/
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