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Brandon Group Area
Maximum height for area: 952 metres,   Summits in area: 13,   Maximum prominence for area: 934 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 For all tops   Highest summit: Brandon, 952m
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Brandon South Top Mountain Faill na nDeamhan A name in Irish
(Ir. Faill na nDeamhan [TCCD], 'cliff of the demons') Kerry County In Vandeleur-Lynam List

Height: 790m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46836 10704 This summit has been logged as climbed by 208 members. Recently by: murphyman, gallybander, GerLeahy, comsean, nickywood, Darraghfitz, keith_flynn, Rob_Lee, frankmc04, denistreacy, Donalmcc, Aongus, Cobhclimber, DenisMc, billywar
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Longitude: -10.242326, Latitude: 52.227238 Prominence: 25m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 446819 610757,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndSt, 10 char: BrndnSthTp

Máire MacNeill comments on the place-names around Brandon as follows: From An Seabhac's compendium of the place-names of the district we learn that several places on the mountain have names suggestive of myths which recur at other Lughnasa sites, e.g. Macha an Mhíl (the Beast's Pasture), Faill na nDeamhan (the Demons' Cliff), Com na Caillighe (the Hag's Recess), Loch na Mná (the Woman's Lake), Cnoc an Tairbh (the Bull's Hill), etc. [MacNeill, The festival of Lughnasa, 105] Faill na nDeamhan on Brandon is paralled by Log na nDeamhan (Lugnademon) on Croagh Patrick.   Brandon South Top is the 49th highest summit in Ireland.

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by jackill  21 Aug 2004 Lough Nalacken as seen from Brandon Mtn South Top .
Cloghane is at the end of the inlet with the grotto at Faha under the start of the ridge on the left side of the photo. A trail marked with yellow arrows pointed the way in June 2004 to the climb up Mount Brandon from Loch Chom an Chnoic.
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by jackill  21 Aug 2004 BrandonMountain South Top in the foreground on the extreme left as seen coming down the ridge from Mount Brandon going towards Brandon Peak. The Mountains of Central Dingle are in the background Stradbally Mountain,Beenoskee,An Com Ban, Binn an Tuair
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