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Dingle West Area   W: Blaskets Subarea
Place count in area: 13, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Mount Eagle, 516m
Maximum height for area: 516 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 461 metres,

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Croaghmore Hill Great Blasket Island Island An Cró Mór A name in Irish (Ir. An Cró Mór [OSI], 'the big sheep-pen') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

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Height: 292m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: V24619 95806
Place visited by 59 members. Recently by: Sleibhte21, justynagru, eamonoc, Tom98, TommyV, Osku, Lauranna, An_madra_aosta, markmjcampion, TNaughton, JohnAshton, gongers, liz50, Wildcat, Cobhclimber
Island visited by 74 members.
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Longitude: -10.559429, Latitude: 52.086867 , Easting: 24619, Northing: 95806 Prominence: 292m,  Isolation: 4.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 424609 595863,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg293, 10 char: Croaghmore
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

This name has been misleadingly anglicised as if it contained the element cruach, 'stack'. It actually contains cró, 'sheep-pen', and it seems that the name has been transferred from a pen to the hill on which it was situated.   An Cró Mór is the 1178th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghmore (<i>An Cró Mór</i>) in area Dingle West, Ireland
 
The Sleeping Giant just before sunset...
by David-Guenot  29 May 2018
A cropped zoom on Blasket Island, taken from somewhere between Been Hill and Beenmore, with (left to right) Inishvickillane, Inis na Bro and An Tiaracht to its left. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/963/comment/19933/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghmore (<i>An Cró Mór</i>) in area Dingle West, Ireland
Picture: The Western tip of the island from the summit
A harsh place with a harsh past
by TommyV  12 Jun 2019
The Great Blasket Island was abandoned in the 1950's but in recent times some of the families have done up some of the cottages on the island and there is a couple who are now running a cafe and hostel (without electricity). We had to get a dingy out to the main boat which then crossed the choppy Blasket Sound before getting on the dingy again to get dropped on the island. The Eastern side of the island contains the old village with the cottage ruins and also the beach which I believe contains the largest seal colony in Ireland. Exploring this part of the island and taking in the free historical tour is what most visitors will do. For the more fool hardy it's possible to explore the baron Western side of the island taking in Croaghmore. A great day out.....if the weather permits. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/963/comment/20550/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghmore (<i>An Cró Mór</i>) in area Dingle West, Ireland
Picture: The Green Road looking north west
 
The Green Road
by march-fixer  16 Sep 2012
What an idyllic spot ... especially so when the weather is pleasant!

Looking north west down the Green Road, from just above the pier, to the handful of habitable of dwellings that look out over the pristine beach. Local lore has it that Peig Sayers lived in one of these houses, as opposed to the smaller ruins to the right. It looks most likely they have been improved and expanded somewhat since her day!

The lazy potato beds can just be seen on the slope beyond the houses and the island of Inishtooskert can be seen at the top left of the photo.

This Green Road leads down the south side of the island and then crosses over between An Cró Mór and Slievedonagh to return via the northern side. The track is mostly good with the odd soggy bits.
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