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Caherbarnagh Mountain An Chathair Bhearnach A name in Irish
(Ir. An Chathair Bhearnach [OSI], 'the gapped fort') Cork County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 681m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W19164 87170 This summit has been logged as climbed by 108 members. Recently by: mountainmike, IainT, t.jay, tommccarthy, Wildrover, PeakPaul, anekk11, Anavinet, melohara, eamonoc, walker26, muddyboots, Fergalh, simoburn, Rob_Lee
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Longitude: -9.178416, Latitude: 52.031044 , Easting: 119164, Northing: 87170 Prominence: 361m,   Isolation: 0.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 519140 587216,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Chrbrn, 10 char: Chrbrngh
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 211-12) for details of the festive assembly which took place on Caherbarnagh on Latiaran Sunday in late July.   Caherbarnagh is the third highest mountain in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area and the 140th highest in Ireland.

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Fine views and few walkers .. by group   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
Access via 'new' Duhallow Way .. by shaunkelly   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
Access 8/12/13 .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
A dark but beautiful day. Parked in a field suppl .. by Lynchieboy   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
pdtempan on Caherbarnagh, 2004
by pdtempan  2 Feb 2004
A group from the Sliabh Luachra Hillwalking Club, led by Paul Tempan, tackled Caherbarnagh and Claragh Mountain on Sunday January 25th. The day was fine and we had excellent views west towards the Reeks and Slieve Mish and east towards the Galtees and Ballyhoura Mountains. The stretch between Caherbarnagh and Claragh was rather longer than some people imagined when this walk was conceived 2 weeks earlier in the Red Fox Inn! The highlights of this walk are the views down to Gortavehy Lough from Stookeen and the summit of Claragh (ramparts of a Bronze Age hillfort and a very fine viewpoint). The cliffs near Gortavehy Lough are best appreciated from near Gortavehy Lough on the Duhallow Way, but you need to do this as a separate walk. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/135/comment/836/
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Struggled up Caherbarnagh in good weather on 26/0 .. by ibradley   (Show all for Caherbarnagh)
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