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The Paps East Mountain An Dá Chích Anann - An Chíoch Thoir A name in Irish
(Ir. An Dá Chích [OSI], 'the two breasts') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 694m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W13323 85542
Place visited by 263 members. Recently by: ilenia, johnballinger, reespdr, Deise-Man, PaulNolan, hawkeye.john62, Westcountrygirl, oakesave, DeltaP, Wilderness, odonovansf, Juanita, Caithniadh, timmyc, sophpow
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Longitude: -9.263178, Latitude: 52.015624 , Easting: 113323, Northing: 85542 Prominence: 623m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 513294 585599,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThPpsE, 10 char: ThPpsEst
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The Dictionary of Celtic Mythology gives the full name as Dá Chích Anann, 'the two breasts of Anu'. This goddess was reputedly responsible for the fertility of the whole province of Munster. A line of stones, known as na Fiacla, connects the two tops and is believed to have formed a processional route.   The Paps East is the highest mountain in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area and the 117th highest in Ireland.

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Steep pull up rewarded by fine views. .. by group   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
Here the Paps are seen from Banard, near Gneevegu .. by pdtempan   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
mart on The Paps East, 2002
by mart  18 Sep 2002
It's a good straghtforward climb and a great place to be and the climb between the Paps is quite special. I don't recommend the area to the North-East between the mountains and Shrone Lake which has cliffs and tumbled rock hidden in deep bracken. Progress is very slow and the possibility of injury quite high, especially when it's getting late. That kind of terrain is no fun. I think to avoid this you need to be sure that you head to the North of the lake. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/116/comment/119/
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A barely surfaced 'road' allows you to drive to t .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
Surely one of Ireland's iconic mountains and it's .. by paulocon   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
What about this for a resting place! .. by stargazer   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
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