Croaghan Hill, Donegal

Croaghan Hill is in Co. Donegal between Lifford and Castlefin.  It is a small hill at only 217 metres, but is prominent in the area, and has great views.  A frosty morning in late November was perfect for a walk to the summit.

There were fantastic views across the Finn Valley in the early morning light from low down on the South side of the hill.

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Looking North from close to the summit.

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The trig pillar on the summit, complete with wind-tattered Donegal flag.  The Bluestack Mountains are visible on the horizon in the West.

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There were expansive views from the summit in all directions.

Looking North.

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Looking Northwest.

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Another view Northwards.

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Looking West to the Bluestacks.

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The descent was in different light, and the high cirrus clouds were a bonus.

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Looking West to Strabane in Co. Tyrone.

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A look back to the summit.

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Arriving at the laneway and the short walk back to the car.

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