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BenbreenMountainBinn Bhraoin A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Braoin [TR], 'Braon’s peak')GalwayCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock
Height:691mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L78311 51547This summit has been logged as climbed by 254 members. Recently by: Dean, Podgemus, davsheen, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, salford7, Martinpeak, ericjones, Ulsterpooka, Hilldweller, guestuser, Danger, OisinD, eoindunlea I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This peak is particularly impressive when viewed across the abyss of Mám na Gaoithe from Bengower. Braon can mean 'drip' or 'drop', but may be a personal name here. It is the basis of the surnames Ó Braoin and Mac Braoin, anglicised as Breen and McBreen.
Binn Bhraoin is the 126th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/122/