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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 This place has been logged as visited by 256 members. Recently by: oakesave, DeltaP, Wilderness, odonovansf, Juanita, Caithniadh, timmyc, sophpow, Stephenjryan, Cathal-Kelly, davsheen, AJB1971, Eirepur, wjnunan, IainT
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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 121st highest in Ireland.

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Magical spot....truly awe inspiring and the place .. by bucksull   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
The City of Shrone .. by patd   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
The Paps, Mullaghanish and Mushermore
by peter1  29 Oct 2012
I followed the trail to The Paps today from the Clydagh Valley, and noted that the forest on the lower, Eastern slopes of The Paps East has been harvested. This visibly opens up the side of the mountain though is quite rough for walking.
BTW, this was the first of Three walks I completed today...after The Paps, I drove around to Mullaghanish and walked up the road ( 90mins or so for the return), followed by a drive around to Musheramore (60mins up and down) in late afternoon sunshine! Superb. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/116/comment/14848/
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East and West Paps .. by oldboots   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
The large cairn atop Paps East. .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
Did this from Pap West (see entry for way up!) To .. by Geo   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
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