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Bray Head Hill Ceann Bhreagha A name in Irish
(Ir. Ceann Bhreagha [logainm.ie], 'head(-land) of Breagha') Kerry County, in Binnion List, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 239m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V33420 73715 This summit has been logged as climbed by 43 members. Recently by: Wildcat, JohnAshton, liz50, Wilderness, tsheehy, fingalscave, Philewis, bossyboots, trekker, markmjcampion, seanachai, ahendroff, p_treanor, chalky, inigoalana
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Longitude: -10.42046, Latitude: 51.89123 , Easting: 33420, Northing: 73715 Prominence: 204m,   Isolation: 6km
ITM: 433406 573776,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BryHd, 10 char: Bray Head
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

The name is of the same origin as Bray and Bray Head in Co. Wicklow.   Bray Head is the 1300th highest summit in Ireland.

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Coastal Cowtown
Short Summary created by Peter Walker,  13 Jun 2012
Bray Head forms the western end of Valencia Island off the Iveragh coast, and in common with many other tops hereabouts has some excellent coastal views.

Start from 350737 A where there is room for a number of cars. Walk WSW up an obvious track to reach a conspicuous signal tower directly over the ocean: from here turn right and follow the impressive cliff edge up to the summit. Descent can be either by the same route or by a more direct course heading ESE to regain the track.

It should be noted that there are generally a lot of cattle roaming loose in this area, which needs considering if you are uneasy in their company. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1010/comment/5769/
 
Mooooo! .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
The cow marks the summit .. by three5four0   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
Parked the car at the Skellig Heritage centre (V3 .. by dbloke   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
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