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Gob an Iolair Hill Beenbo A name in English
(Ir. Gob an Iolair [OSI], 'beak of the eagle') Kerry County, in Carn List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 476.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q54541 07456 This summit has been logged as climbed by 35 members. Recently by: gfmurphy101, melohara, markmjcampion, chalky, Wilderness, David-Guenot, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, aidand, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, grzywaczmarcin, simoburn, Cobhclimber, gallybander
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -10.12825, Latitude: 52.200166 , Easting: 54541, Northing: 107457 Prominence: 48.13m,   Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 454523 607511,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Beenbo, 10 char: Beenbo
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

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 638th highest summit in Ireland.

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Northern summit of a wild Dingle plateau. .. by group   (Show all for Gob an Iolair)
 
See Slievenagower for previous section of walk I .. by three5four0   (Show all for Gob an Iolair)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gob an Iolair in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: View towards Brandon Bay from Beenbo
 
Potential Access Issue
by ciarraioch  16 May 2012
Potential access problem on the approach from Baile Dubh/Ballyduff graveyard near Cloghane. On 12 May 2012, followed Adrian Hendroff's route as per his excellent 'The Dingle, Iveragh & Beara Peninsulas'. This would appear to be the same access route as outlined in the Short Summary created by jackill above. Anyway, after following the road uphill from the graveyard, taking the right fork, and going through the rusty gate per instructions, we came across the following sign on the second gate further in, saying 'Private Property - No Walkers'. It was a temporary affair, just a printed A4 sheet in a plastic pocket. Being reluctant to turn back at this stage, we scaled a fence into the adjoining field and continued from there. For all we knew, this could also have been owned by the individual who put up the sign. Further up the mountain, we met a sheep farmer who was quite friendly, but neither we nor he mentioned the sign.
Lovely little mountain with a nice sharp ridge to a flat summit, great views across to Mount Brandon and its paternoster lakes and across to Loop Head in County Clare. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/535/comment/6801/
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Great views of Glennahoo Valley .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Gob an Iolair)
 
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