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BenaghMountainBinn Fhaiche A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Faiche [TCCD*], 'peak of Faha')KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock
Height:822mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70Grid Reference: Q46908 11928This summit has been logged as climbed by 148 members. Recently by: timmyc, Hadleigh, millsd1, JohnAshton, liz50, IainT, Martinpeak, ericjones, tommccarthy, PeteBog, Onzy, PeakPaul, ciarraioch, trekker, grzywaczmarcin I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The name Benagh is marked on the OS 6 map. An Fhaiche / Faha is the name of the townland in which this peak is situated. The grotto at which the traditional ascent of the mountain begins is further down in the same townland. The walls E of the summit were identified as the remains of an inland promontory fort by archaeologist Barry Raftery. For information on this fort, see Archaeology Ireland Heritage Guide No. 29 (published March 2005). Previously Brandon Mtn East Top in MV.
Benagh is the 32nd highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/30/