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MaumturkmoreHillBinn Bhán A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Bhán [TR], 'white peak')GalwayCounty, in Carn, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Marbles, metavolcanics, schists, grits Bedrock
Height:488mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L85524 56842This place has been logged as visited by 80 members. Recently by: muschi, melohara, Podgemus, William-J, Lauranna, Dean, IainT, Martinpeak, Geo, millsd1, liz50, Rory87, PeakPaul, muddyboots, t.jay I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
There is a well in memorie of St. Fechin at Mam-tuirk (O'Flaherty, 121). This is the holy well marked at the col south of this peak. The col is Mám Toirc, 'pass of the boar', from which the whole range of mountains is named.
Binn Bhán is the 600th highest place in Ireland. Binn Bhán is the second most westerly summit in the Maamturks area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/491/?PHPSESSID=0nj4ihjfee9vktb3tpgdl8ga17