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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)
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pdtempan on The Paps East, 2003
by pdtempan  23 Nov 2003
Here the Paps are seen from Banard, near Gneeveguilla, about 5 miles to the north. Their name in Irish is An Dá Chích Anann ('the two breasts of Anu', a pagan Irish deity said to be responsible for the fertility of the whole province of Munster). The megalithic cairns on each summit, which enhance the resemblance to the goddess' breasts, have recently been excavated and confirmed to cover passage tombs, which may be as old as the Neolithic era. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/116/comment/756/
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It's a good straghtforward climb and a great plac .. by mart   (Show all for The Paps East)
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)
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