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Peakeen Mountain Mountain Péicín A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Péicín [PDT], 'boundary marker') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 554.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V90341 76494
Place visited by 72 members. Recently by: melohara, ilenia, Juanita, Wildrover, shaunkelly, Lauranna, IainT, sandilandsn, jackill, eoghancarton, bossyboots, David-Guenot, Onzy, simoburn, chalky
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Longitude: -9.594938, Latitude: 51.930298 , Easting: 90342, Northing: 76494 Prominence: 280m,  Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 490315 576555,   GPS IDs, 6 char: PknMnt, 10 char: PknMntn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Oddly there is no Irish given on the Discovery map for this name, although two other peaks are named Péicín, possibly erroneously. Also known as Kilcurrane.   Peakeen Mountain is the 385th highest place in Ireland.

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Have a peak at Peakeen .. by group   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
For this summit, there are parking spaces for a f .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
Parked in place referred to by john_desmond. Fro .. by Conor74   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
From the Kerry Way at R 910 768 B to the eas .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
Made a quick climb as per John Desmond's route, b .. by milo   (Show all for Peakeen Mountain)
 
quarryman on Peakeen Mountain, 2009
by quarryman  26 Jul 2009
A brilliant walk though we did it the hard way and beelined from the coll at 323m. All but the 3 highest peaks in the Reeks were visible as were the Caha Mountains and 'mouth' of the Kenmare River. As we'd walked to ladies View and back before the climb we were quite thirsty and a well-earned pint in Kenmare was our reward. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/348/comment/3966/
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