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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 Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 790m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46836 10704 This summit has been logged as climbed by 254 members. Recently by: oldpragmatist, Eirepur, theredyin, IainT, rleahy, Martinpeak, thomas_g, gerrym, liz50, ericjones, hivisibility, Colin Murphy, Wilderness, t.jay, tommccarthy
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Longitude: -10.242326, Latitude: 52.227238 , Easting: 46836, Northing: 110704 Prominence: 25m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 446819 610757,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndSt, 10 char: BrndnSthTp
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

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 52nd highest summit in Ireland.

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Waypoint on the Main Brandon Ridge .. by group   (Show all for Brandon South Top)
 
Lough Nalacken as seen from Brandon Mtn South Top .. by jackill   (Show all for Brandon South Top)
 
Steep approach from south .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon South Top)
 
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jackill on Brandon South Top, 2004
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 Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/49/comment/1101/
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Notch on the Brandon Ridge .. by Onzy   (Show all for Brandon South Top)
 
'Spectacular' doesn't do the scenery justice... .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon South Top)
 
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