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Ballysitteragh Mountain An Scraig A name in Irish
also Cnoc Bhaile Uí Shé an extra name in Irish
(Ir. An Scraig [TCCD], 'rocky outcrop') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 623m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46055 05721 This summit has been logged as climbed by 150 members. Recently by: IainT, Martinpeak, thomas_g, Wilderness, gfmurphy101, melohara, DenisMc, PeakPaul, Ulsterpooka, fingalscave, Philewis, frankmc04, noelvontrap, jimgraham, Alatar
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -10.251482, Latitude: 52.182274 , Easting: 46055, Northing: 105721 Prominence: 218m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 446038 605775,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Blystr, 10 char: Blystrgh
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

Also known as Cnoc Bhaile Uí Shé [OSI], 'hill of Baile Uí Shé', from Ballyhea(-bought) townland. The English form Ballysitteragh could be from Baile Suiteoireach, 'the townland of the camp/barracks', but the circumstances of its naming are unclear. Coumhenry, Coumgraig and Coumthrive are hollows below the mountain on the N. side. Previously Ballysitteragh in MV.   An Scraig is the 250th highest summit in Ireland.

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Waypoint on the Brandon Ridge .. by group   (Show all for An Scraig)
Coming down from the Brandon ridge at Fallaghnama .. by jackill   (Show all for An Scraig)
Ballysitteragh while not particularly high, is de .. by johnvbrennan   (Show all for An Scraig)
milkorwater on An Scraig, 2003
by milkorwater  18 Feb 2003
If you're in Dingle town, you can walk straight out of your b and b and into the hills (starting just by the fire station), with a great view of the Brandon ridge when you emerge from the turf cuttings at the top. Can tackle Brandon via Gearhane from there if you are up for a big walk, or contour round to Loch na mBhan, tucked away where no one will find you, if you want some peace. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/238/comment/333/
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Worth a quick dash from the Conor Pass. Alternati .. by milo   (Show all for An Scraig)
Plan A was Brandon, but a better forecast for the .. by liam   (Show all for An Scraig)
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