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Ballyhoura Mountains Area
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Fear Breagach Hill Limerick County, in Binnion List, Greywacke & dark green shale Bedrock

Height: 369m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 73 Grid Reference: R70781 20201
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Longitude: -8.42936, Latitude: 52.333104 , Easting: 170781, Northing: 120201 Prominence: 112m,  Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 570737 620252,   GPS IDs, 6 char: FrBrgc, 10 char: FrBrgch
Bedrock type: Greywacke & dark green shale, (Inchacoomb Formation)

Fear Breagach is the 1016th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Fear Breagach in area Ballyhoura Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit Area.
 
Easy Walk to Summit.
Short Summary created by sandman,  25 May 2015
Parking at R7036720017 A beside a Coillte forest entrance . By keeping left at first junction and a short walk to R7050520696 B and turning right will allow you very easy access to summit area at R7078120201 C Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1082/comment/15326/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Fear Breagach in area Ballyhoura Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Fear Bréagach from Keale.
A gem with teeth!
by hivisibility  23 Feb 2014
As fergalh has said, plenty parking available at the turnoff at the coordinates, but be careful not to block access to the house being constructed or the horse riding trails over Barrabunocka bridge. Continue on past the barrier and when the track winds upwards and finally to the right continue on straight ahead at the fork. R704202 D. As in its near neighbour Keale there is no view to be had from the summit. Once however you continue as directed fine vistas open up on your right. Keale, Coolfree, The Nagles, Carrigeenamronely [with jackills biscuit tin!] the promontory fort of Castle Gale and finally the Galtees can all be enjoyed from the track.
When you reach the turning circle, the path reduces to a single path for approx 50 metres, where you meet an older trail coming up from your right. R716195 E. Good view from here down to the village of Glenroe. [ No, no Miley or Biddy!] Turn left here and continue up to the summit approx 10/15 minutes. As I said earlier, no view to be seen , only the Nagles rising in the south in the direction you came from. To return, retrace your steps.
N.B You may be tempted, as I was to access the summit from the firebreak located on the track at R704201 F.(you can see it in the picture) While it rises steeply at first, It’s ok with care, with only minor briars to cope with. However....part 2 of the firebreak has a far more organised defence of very established briars backed up with battalions of Gorse bushes. I was sorry i hadn’t brought a machete with me!! After a painstaking traverse of same I finally emerged on the track already mentioned with the summit approx 100 metres to the left. Needless to say I didn’t return that way.
N.B 2: It would be possible to access Keale mountain from the parking here by crossing over Barrabunocka bridge.....if you like walking through trees. I’d seen enough of them for 1 day. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1082/comment/15875/
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A Limerick Gem....
by Fergalh  10 Feb 2014
Park at car park south of Kilfinnane (R70367 20017 A)....walk through forest entrance at junction take right hand turn follow all the way to turning circle.At turning circle follow grassy track to top of hill Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1082/comment/15793/
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