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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 56 members. Recently by: chalky, ciarraioch, omurchu, hugh_oc, simoburn, suiladoir, jarekmajkusiak, turfymccloud, Cobhclimber, frankmc04, zanzibar, acorn, pathlover, dbloke, ahendroff 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 347th highest summit in Ireland. Brassel Mountain is the second most southerly summit in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/317/