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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 place has been logged as visited by 259 members. Recently by: TommyV, Ulsterpooka, Polarstern, Dean, timmyc, oldpragmatist, Eirepur, theredyin, IainT, rleahy, Martinpeak, thomas_g, gerrym, liz50, ericjones
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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 50th highest place 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)
 
BrandonMountain South Top in the foreground on th .. by jackill   (Show all for Brandon South Top)
 
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Picture: Cliffs to the south
 
Notch on the Brandon Ridge
by Onzy  28 Apr 2015
A view of the cliffs to the south of Brandon South Top Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/49/comment/17957/
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'Spectacular' doesn't do the scenery justice... .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon South Top)
 
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