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Gob an IolairHillBeenbo A name in English (Ir. Gob an Iolair [OSI], 'beak of the eagle')KerryCounty, in Carn List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock
Height:474mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70Grid Reference: Q54526 07462This summit has been logged as climbed by 25 members. Recently by: madfrankie, grzywaczmarcin, simoburn, Cobhclimber, gallybander, omurchu, Aongus, raybuckley, ciarraioch, trekker, denistreacy, simon3, daveybjerna, fmacm, pocarbuile I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Since Beenbo is clearly a separate name (probably from Ir. Binn Bó, 'peak of the cow'), it seems likely that it is the true name of the summit, while Gob an Iolair applies originally to the sharp point just N of the summit.
Gob an Iolair is the 541st highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/535/