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BallysitteraghMountainAn Scraig A name in Irish also Cnoc Bhaile Uí Shé an extra name in Irish (Ir. An Scraig [TCCD], 'rocky outcrop')KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock
Height:623mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70Grid Reference: Q46055 05721This place has been logged as visited by 153 members. Recently by: jlk, Bunsen7, Dean, IainT, Martinpeak, thomas_g, Wilderness, gfmurphy101, melohara, DenisMc, PeakPaul, Ulsterpooka, fingalscave, Philewis, frankmc04 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/238/