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Broaghnabinnia Mountain Bruach na Binne A name in Irish
(Ir. Bruach na Binne [OSI], 'verge of the peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 745m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80163 81388 This place has been logged as visited by 113 members. Recently by: eamonoc, summitstrife, Hadleigh, muddyboots, hivisibility, IainT, ericjones, DaveMc, Martinpeak, jimgraham, t.jay, tommccarthy, Wilderness, PeakPaul, petethepaint
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Longitude: -9.744421, Latitude: 51.972162 , Easting: 80163, Northing: 81388 Prominence: 290m,  Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 480148 581448,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brghnb, 10 char: Brghnbn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Ó Cíobháin gives Beann, 'peak', as the true name of this mountain. Apparently the name Bruach na Binne really belonged to a feature a few miles to the W overlooking the Bridia Valley and was mistakenly applied to this peak by the sappers.   Broaghnabinnia is the 82nd highest place in Ireland. Broaghnabinnia is the most northerly summit in the Dunkerron Mountains area.

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I took this photo from Caher while doing the Coum .. by jackill   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
Circuit of Gearhameen .. by peter1   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
Fab mountain without the scramble
by sandman  5 Jul 2012
Park at V82180 81301 A walk back over bridge enter farm gate on right and when you reach sheep pens keep left and follow rough track at side of Lough Reagh to end continue on to point V81264 80627 B from this point continue on for app 150meters and take a bearing for the summit picking your way thru the boulders. A truly fantastic mountain and by using this route you do not need to scramble but be advised the summit is just a farm fence with blue rope attached.......time easy up and down four hours Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/80/comment/14707/
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Great looking, summit disappoints. .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
Broaghnabinnia as seen from the Brida Valley .. by eric   (Show all for Broaghnabinnia)
 
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