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Donegal NW Area   Horn Head Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghnamaddy Hill Cruach na Madadh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruach na Madadh [PWJ†], 'stack of the dogs') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Hornblendic and sometimes schistose Bedrock

Height: 252m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: C02916 40248
Place visited by 34 members. Recently by: thomas_g, dregish, ucampbell, finkey86, Fergalh, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, pearnett, IndyMan, kmoore, millsd1, sandman, procyon, chalky, Aidy
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Longitude: -7.954957, Latitude: 55.209269 , Easting: 202916, Northing: 440248 Prominence: 247m,  Isolation: 6.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 602866 940228,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg252, 10 char: Crghnmdy
Bedrock type: Hornblendic and sometimes schistose, (Metadolerite)

The highest point on Horn Head. The Metrical Dindsenchas contains a reference to Sliab Irguill, which the editor Edward Gwynn identifies with Horn Head, so it be an old name for Croaghnamaddy or may have referred to all the upland on Horn Head. For origin of name, see Ganiamore re the name Sliab Guill. There is another Croaghnamaddy SW of Dungloe.   Croaghnamaddy is the 1269th highest place in Ireland.

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Angry farmer
by wintersmick  15 Sep 2020
I visited this peak today with a friend and some of our children. An angry man claiming to be the owner followed us up and stated the land was private with no public access.
[ Admin note. There has been an ongoing access issue in this area. We understand from MI that the Donegal Rural Recreation Officer has tried unsuccessfully to deal with this. Be aware that in these days when we can see the start of the global environmental disaster, that this area is a part of Hord Head where it would be better not to increase access as there are nesting seabirds below the road.] Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/999/comment/20837/
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I had never climbed Croaghnamaddy before today bu .. by slemish   (Show all for Croaghnamaddy)
 
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360° vista over N Donegal !! .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Croaghnamaddy)
 
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