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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
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Farbreaga Mountain Fear Bréige A name in Irish
(Ir. Fear Bréige [PND], 'false man') Tipperary County, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 518m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R96798 09161 This summit has been logged as climbed by 117 members. Recently by: Lauranna, Martinpeak, Peter Walker, t.jay, tommccarthy, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, walker26, maike, delboyir, dmc, Bagger_Plz, pcring, marzka, jasonmc
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Longitude: -8.047596, Latitude: 52.234664 , Easting: 196799, Northing: 109161 Prominence: 69.63m,   Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 596748 609215,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Frbrg, 10 char: Farbreaga
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

The name Fear Bréige is commonly applied to a rock or heap of stones resembling a man.   Farbreaga is the 508th highest summit in Ireland. Farbreaga is the most westerly summit in the Knockmealdown Mountains area.

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The nearest to my heart .. by group   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
A fine clear Sunday morning and I pulled on the b .. by jackill   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
You can park on the infrequently used road at R 9 .. by simon3   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
Farbreaga is the westernmost of the Knockmealdown .. by simon3   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
Almost journeys end for the trek. This photo show .. by mneary34   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
sparow on Farbreaga, 2008
by sparow  14 Jan 2008
Did as an option to try and get up and down before bad weather arrived (failed in that one). However a good alternative to the Galtees for a short accessable hike. Best thing was we disturbed a herd of deer on the summit. For some reason I've seen more wild deer in the knockmealdowns than anywhere else in Ireland. Proves that we haven't eaten all our wildlife - just most of it. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/415/comment/2942/
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