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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 244 members. Recently by: wjnunan, IainT, jacek22m, DaveMc, Martinpeak, jgdarcy, Farley58, Wildrover, t.jay, tommccarthy, jasonmc, davidsloan_1, kissanepat1, PeakPaul, Michael-n
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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 120th highest in Ireland.

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Steep pull up rewarded by fine views. .. by group   (Show all for The Paps East)
We parked at W14446 84029 in the Clydagh Valley a .. by riverlaune   (Show all for The Paps East)
Here the Paps are seen from Banard, near Gneevegu .. by pdtempan   (Show all for The Paps East)
It's a good straghtforward climb and a great plac .. by mart   (Show all for The Paps East)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain The Paps East in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: Lough Glannafreaghaun track
Colin Murphy on The Paps East, 2008
by Colin Murphy  12 May 2008
A barely surfaced 'road' allows you to drive to the northern tip of Lough Glannafeaghaun where you'll find a gate and space for a couple of cars to park beyond it. From there a track (pictured) leads along the eastern side of the lake past some ruggedly beautiful scenery. From the southern end of the lake you can then ascend to The Paps East over some steep and rough terrain. Taking in Paps West is relatively easy after that, unfortunately though the only route home is to retrace your steps. Unfortunately also the day we chose our view from the tops through a soupy mist was about ten metres. Second pic shows the impressively large Paps East Cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/116/comment/3098/
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Surely one of Ireland's iconic mountains and it's .. by paulocon   (Show all for The Paps East)
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