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Brassel MountainMountainCnoc Breasail A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Breasail [TH] or Breasail [OSI 1:25,000], 'hill of raddle')KerryCounty, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock
Height:575mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78Grid Reference: V83049 82269This place has been logged as visited by 64 members. Recently by: thomas_g, summitstrife, elin, Onzy, PeakPaul, IainT, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, chalky, ciarraioch, omurchu, hugh_oc, simoburn, suiladoir, jarekmajkusiak I have visited this place: 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 347th highest place in Ireland. Brassel Mountain is the second most southerly summit in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/317/?PHPSESSID=3ihoi6gqrl3glvuc9euuj196j1