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Farbreiga Hill Fear Bréige A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Fear Bréige [PDT], 'false man') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 395m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: G17000 02500 This summit has been logged as climbed by 13 members. Recently by: Garmin, chalky, Fergalh, IncaHoots, barrymayo, LiamV, glenlecky, three5four0, stendorado, tigerbeat, josvanderlinden, oberon, pj
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.265402, Latitude: 53.965217 , Easting: 117000, Northing: 302500 Prominence: 240m,   Isolation: 3.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 516968 802510,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Frb395, 10 char: Farbreiga
Bedrock type: Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds, (Meelick Member)

The name Fear Bréige ('false man') usually refers to a rock or heap of stones resembling a man. The name is a common one, being found also in the Galtees, Knockmealdowns, Ballyhoura Mountains, Comeraghs and Slieve Bloom. This occurrence of the name in North Mayo appears to be the northernmost. It is also unusual in that it applies to a very prominent hill. Most of the other occurrences apply to low hills at the end of ranges.   Farbreiga is the 963rd highest summit in Ireland. Farbreiga is the second most easterly summit in the North Mayo area.

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Farbreiga is the distinctive low conical peak to .. by pj   (Show all for Farbreiga)
 
Bog Myrtle covered hills .. by three5four0   (Show all for Farbreiga)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Farbreiga in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Castlebar 4 days walks ramble to Farbreiga
 
josvanderlinden on Farbreiga, 2009
by josvanderlinden  11 Jul 2009
Saturday 4th of July, today one of the Castlebar 4 days walks leads us to the Farbreiga mountain. For the first time the organisation of the walk included this mountain in one of their rambles. The weather is great and from above the group of walkers must look like a colony of ants on that hill. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/847/comment/3922/
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