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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 place has been logged as visited by 122 members. Recently by: ciarraioch, Juanita, Dean, paddyobpc, ilenia, Lauranna, Martinpeak, Peter Walker, t.jay, tommccarthy, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, walker26, maike, delboyir
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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 476th 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Farbreaga in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
 
simon3 on Farbreaga, 2003
by simon3  16 Feb 2003
You can park on the infrequently used road at R 983 089. There is a waymarked way sign there for the Avondhu Way, which crosses the road East-West. Follow this way for a while then head towards Crow Hill which is marked as being 1 metre shorter than Farbreaga. (Arguably it could be shown as another top in the 500m list.).
This picture is taken from Crow Hill towards Farbreaga. Farbreaga (the scarecrow) has an excellent view to the smaller hills to the west of the Knockmealdowns such as the wooded Carran Hill (361m). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/415/comment/323/
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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)
 
Did as an option to try and get up and down befor .. by sparow   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
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