Beennabrack 608.5m mountain, Brandon Group Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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BeennabrackMountainMacha na gCab A name in Irish (Ir. Macha na gCab [OSI], 'plain of the beaks')KerryCounty, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock
Height:608.5mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70Grid Reference: Q46865 05372 Place visited by 160 members. Recently by: padstowe, Grumbler, abcd, arderincorbett, Brian Walsh, briankelly, jasonmc, MountainHunter, murphyman, JeanM, jamesmforrest, Hadleigh, Lauranna, gaoithe, Aidy I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The Irish name Macha na gCab and the anglicised name Beennabrack have very different meanings. It seems unlikely that they originally referred to the same feature. An Seabhac gives the name Binn na mBroc ('peak of the badgers') for this hill (TCCD, 143, 233), which shows that Beennabrack is a corruption. He does not mention Macha na gCab.
Beennabrack is the 268th highest place in Ireland. Beennabrack is the most southerly summit in the Brandon Group area. Linkback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/273/