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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 place has been logged as visited by 157 members. Recently by: tommyclarke, TommyV, Polarstern, eamonoc, jlk, Bunsen7, Dean, IainT, Martinpeak, thomas_g, Wilderness, gfmurphy101, melohara, DenisMc, PeakPaul
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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 place 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)
 
Plan A was Brandon, but a better forecast for the .. by liam   (Show all for An Scraig)
 
If you're in Dingle town, you can walk straight o .. by milkorwater   (Show all for An Scraig)
 
milo on An Scraig, 2002
by milo  29 Jul 2002
Worth a quick dash from the Conor Pass. Alternatively first stop on a long (2-car) day over to Brandon/ Faha Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/238/comment/52/
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