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Sybil Head Hill Ceann Sibéal A name in Irish
(Ir. Ceann Sibéal [OSI], 'head(-land) of Sybil') Kerry County, in Binnion List, Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 206m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q31468 06340 This place has been logged as visited by 40 members. Recently by: DeltaP, trekker, hivisibility, IainT, jacek22m, Pepe, fingalscave, shaunkelly, ciarraioch, markmjcampion, Harry Goodman, ahendroff, omurchu, chalky, eamonoc
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Longitude: -10.465043, Latitude: 52.183559 , Easting: 31468, Northing: 106340 Prominence: 201m,  Isolation: 4.4km
ITM: 431442 606393,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SyblHd, 10 char: Sybil Head
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone, (Pointagare Group)

Sybil Point and Sybil Head are said to be named after Sybil Lynch, and near Doon Point a stump of masonry is all that remains of Sybil Castle, also known as Ferriter's Castle. In fact, they were named earlier than her time but the story is worth recording. The Ferriters – originally le Furetur – were a Norman family who settled here in the 13th Century. Sybil Lynch of Galway eloped with one of the Ferriters and was pursued by her father. She hid in a cave while her father laid seige to the castle, but when the fight was over it was found that the sea had swept through the cave and washed her away (Steve MacDonogh - The Dingle Peninsula: History, Folklore, Archaeology). A full account of the story is given by Captain Crane in the Kerry Archaeological Magazine, vol. i, no. 3 (1909), 143-47.   Ceann Sibéal is the 1252th highest summit in Ireland.

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A dramatic walk along the plunging cliff tops of .. by gerrym   (Show all for Ceann Sibéal)
 
Parked the car on the grass verge at Q325 058&nbs .. by dbloke   (Show all for Ceann Sibéal)
 
Three Sisters and Ceann Sibeal .. by Mo   (Show all for Ceann Sibéal)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ceann Sibéal in area Dingle West, Ireland
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The lookout tower on Ceann Sibeal.
by hivisibility  1 Nov 2016
Here's a picture of the lookout tower on Ceann Sibeal. Taken from the approach from the 3 sisters side. Care needs to be taken on this section as the exposure is significant in parts. Keep this walk for good visibility. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1035/comment/18691/
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Sister Act... .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Ceann Sibéal)
 
Here's a picture of Sybil Head from the south, ne .. by simon3   (Show all for Ceann Sibéal)
 
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