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Coomcallee Mountain Com Caillí A name in Irish
also An Ghuala Ghorm an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Com Caillí [T6000], 'hollow of the hag') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 648.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V62392 67720 This summit has been logged as climbed by 79 members. Recently by: IainT, melohara, hawkeye.john62, PeakPaul, JohnAshton, Geo, jimgraham, liz50, guestuser, t.jay, oldsoldier, markmjcampion, three5four0, shaunkelly, simoburn
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Longitude: -9.997518, Latitude: 51.845286 , Easting: 62393, Northing: 67720 Prominence: 103.86m,   Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 462373 567783,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cmcl, 10 char: Coomcallee
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

Also known as An Ghuala Ghorm [TH], 'the blue shoulder'. As with other mountain names beginning with coom-, this name has been transferred from a nearby corrie to the summit itself. It is not hard to guess which is the corrie in question as the presence of nearby Lough Coomcallee gives it away. Another Coomcallee is a townland on the north side of Macgillycuddy’s Reeks, though it is now better known by the English translation: The Hag’s Glen.   Coomcallee is the 204th highest summit in Ireland.

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Commcallee can be very easily ascended from the G .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Coomcallee)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Coomcallee in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking west to Lough Iskanamacteery from the ascent to Coomcallee
Peter Walker on Coomcallee, 2008
by Peter Walker  16 Dec 2008
With my reputation as a guarantee of good weather hanging by a thread, it was a relief that Sunday 14th December granted me a borderline magical trip around Lynam's 'Maughernane Circuit'. The previous few days of precipitation had left a good covering of snow on the ground, but (save for the odd brief bracing shower of hail) I was blessed with bright winter sunshine. I started from just east of the bridge over the Oveveen River (597698 B) where a green strip on the south side of the road is sufficiently substantial to allow a car to park on it without preventing its use as a passing place, before heading off clockwise, preferring to do the smidge of road walking at the start. 'No Trespassing' signs adorn both the fence on the near side of the river and the first dwelling encountered on the right: with that in mind, I went over the next gate after the dwelling, keeping down on the Cloonaghlin Lough side of the shoulder for a few hundred yards, before striking more directly uphill. A track can be picked up (not marked on the map, but obvious on the ground) which eases passage up to about 400m. A steep but straightforward climb leads to an easing at about 500m, before a couple of more gradual steps bring you out on the plateau near point 642m. In the clear weather I had it was easy to skip said point to the east for the final short climb to the top, a great vantage point for this convoluted corner of Iveragh and its glorious coastline. A fence leads WNW from here to continue the circuit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/192/comment/3478/
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Coomcallee from the East with Eagle Hill in the b .. by eric   (Show all for Coomcallee)
Let there be autumnal light .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Coomcallee)
There are several interesting ascent options. A .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Coomcallee)
Soft Top Gruesome Sides .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Coomcallee)
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