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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 262 members. Recently by: johnballinger, reespdr, Deise-Man, PaulNolan, hawkeye.john62, Westcountrygirl, oakesave, DeltaP, Wilderness, odonovansf, Juanita, Caithniadh, timmyc, sophpow, Stephenjryan
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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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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   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
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)
 
Geo on The Paps East, 2010
by Geo  23 Feb 2010
Did this from Pap West (see entry for way up!) Took less than 30 minutes to cross col and gain summit from summit of Paps West. To return to car we dropped down to col again and contoured S with Paps West and then Rodgers Rock to our right and back to our way up. Two lovely mountains whic for a three hour walk are well worth doing in their own right, as well as for the views they offer over Kerry and Cork. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/116/comment/4432/
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