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Brassel MountainMountainCnoc Breasail A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Breasail [TH] or Breasail [OSI 1:25,000], 'hill of raddle')KerryCountyIn Arderin List
Height:575mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78Grid Reference: V83000 82300This summit has been logged as climbed by 50 members. Recently by: jarekmajkusiak, turfymccloud, Cobhclimber, frankmc04, zanzibar, acorn, pathlover, dbloke, ahendroff, gfmurphy101, noelvontrap, pocarbuile, jkforde, Conor74, partmountaingoat I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The Ordnance Survey Name Book suggests that Breasal is a man's name, but a connection with raddle, the red dye traditionally used to mark sheep, seems more likely.
Brassel Mountain is the 319th highest summit in Ireland. Brassel Mountain is the second most southerly summit in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/317/